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High Fiber—Beethoven, Binding and Birthdays

Posted by Peggy Stuart on May 23, 2016 at 8:30am 6 Comments

The performances of Beethoven’s Ninth on Monday and Tuesday went well. Here’s a photo from Monday’s performance.

We were in Berlin for Christmas in 1988 and attended a performance of Beethoven’s Ninth with Herbert von Karajan conducting. It…

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What I have been doing.

Posted by Janie Scoggin on May 19, 2016 at 12:34pm 6 Comments

It has been awhile since I added to my blog.  I have been busy making quilts.  I have made twelve for fundraiser and seven for gifts in the past year.  I am presently working on one from my grandmothers clothing. I quilted one this week for a wedding gift  My great nephews picked out a top and I allowed them to quilt it on my LAQ. They did a great job and we gave it to their mother for Mother's Day.…

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I thought it was a good idea.....

Posted by Pam/NY on May 19, 2016 at 7:28am 9 Comments

but...it really isn't!

I made a bedrunner a couple of years ago and love it. Irene had made a Christmas runner that she posted last year. Ordered the pattern and decided I wanted it to be a bedrunner. So, I made it up.... Added the borders...…

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Long lost.....lol

Posted by Laurie on May 18, 2016 at 7:24am 7 Comments

I've been thinking about all my friends on QWU and wondering how everyone is doing. Hope everyone is doing well.

Dear Jane

Posted by Dona Coffey on May 17, 2016 at 4:05pm 4 Comments

Here are the rest of the Dear Jane for Row A

Mother day/ birthday/ anniversary gift.

Posted by Linda Christianson on May 16, 2016 at 9:01am 5 Comments

My dear husband of 40 years of marriage today, decides he wants a Lone Star quilt. Make it to look like feathers. He keeps showing me pictures then says, " but more feather like and Native American colors." "Brown and orange," I reply? No and only solid fabric, after I showed him the fabric I like from CT. In fact I made a blue one, but that is not the right colors. I gave him a grid and told him to color it. He just looked back at me. That happen a few weeks ago. We went on vacation and…

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High Fiber—Life Goes On

Posted by Peggy Stuart on May 16, 2016 at 8:30am 19 Comments

Johan’s I-spy quilt top is finished:

I dropped it off at the quilter and picked up my “Seeing Stars,” based on Connecting Threads’ kit “Clara’s Journey.”…

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Sad news about Suzanne L/WA

Posted by karenthequilter on May 15, 2016 at 8:42pm 8 Comments

I'm very sad to report that one our our QWU friends was killed yesterday in a head-on collision.  Here's the article:  http://www.tri-cityherald.com/news/local/crime/article77772542.html

I never met Suzanne in person, but we met here on Quilt with Us and we were in several groups together.  We became Facebook friends and I got to know her better.  Besides being a quilter, she was a huge lover of animals…

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