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What a crazy week starting with the weekend before Valentine's day. My husband and I were sort of anticipating a 'surprise' visit from our youngest son, Kyle. He is a Valentine's baby and knows how much I hate driving in Dallas, Tx. This year was different. Saturday we got a late afternoon call from Darren, (3rd child of 4 and youngest twin). They were going to have a get together for family and friends on Sunday. So, fast plans for a…Continue
This is an old design from my stash, 1989 to be exact. I counted 27 designs I have left to complete. I have pledged not to draw any new ones until those get done. At the rate I'm going it'll be 10 or so years before I get done. Ouch!
A few years ago I hosted a swap with the Machine Embroidery Buddies group & chose owls as the theme. Eight of us participated so I ended up making 2 blocks in order to have enough for a wallhanging. I made the block that is the center of the 1st row and the block of the owl wearing overalls in the bottom row. After all if you live in farm country in Missouri, you need an owl that wears overalls right?! It will hang in my newly repainted office once I get a new curtain rod to hang it…Continue
Making a commitment to sew at least an hour everyday has paid off with the completion of this quilt top. It has been kicking around in my UFO basket for at least 8 years as cut pieces to make pinwheel blocks. It feels good to be done with the top and to move on to something else.Continue
Last week I started working on a doll sweater pattern to help people learn how to make steeks using a small project.
Most of us are intimidated by steeks until we make something using this technique.…Continue
What a fabulous show they put on! Amazing quilts and wonderful people...these are three of the top winners. So much talent, I'm glad I wasn't judging! The gals from Quilt Lover's Hangout quilt shop had …Continue