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Members: 110
Latest Activity: on Friday

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What are you working on now?

Started by Peggy Stuart. Last reply by Peggy Stuart Oct 13, 2014. 27 Replies

And then there's the thread issue <G>

Started by AnnetteJ. Last reply by AidaCJ/NH Mar 13, 2014. 17 Replies

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Comment by QuiltDragon on Friday

love it handstitcher. Even if you don't finish it right away, it would make a great spring cover for a bed.

Comment by Janet/MO on Thursday

handstitcher, you did a fabulous job with rescuing those poor butterflies.
We have been having lots of rain here in Mid-MO and the temps finally feel more like fall. That is okay with me as that is when I feel more like quilting.

Comment by AnnetteJ on Wednesday

Update: first snow melted within 2 days, then came the winds from the West and dried the leaves and now we're expecting more snow with a grey sky.  So, appliqueing the last border bits on my Dear Jane today.  This quilt top has been sitting in my cabinet for far too long (2006).  It's time I finished it up.  Have a great day wherever you are.

Comment by handstitcher/IL on October 7, 2017 at 12:25pm

I finished my butterfly top a few weeks ago. It's not needleturn applique, but raw edge with a buttonhole stitch. I bought the 9 blocks at a flea market. The butterfly wings and about 1/3 of the bodies were done. I finished the bodies, embroidered the antennae, and set the blocks together. It will be awhile before it gets quilted. It's pretty far down the waiting list.

Comment by Janet/MO on October 2, 2017 at 11:39am

Stay safe Annette. We have been having beautiful weather here in Mid-Missouri. Larry & I went to MI this weekend so I could award 4 Quilts of Valor quilts to members of my family. It was chilly there, but no snow.

Comment by AnnetteJ on October 2, 2017 at 7:09am

And this morning, snow!!  Thankfully we went out for a drive Saturday just to admire the Fall colours, then wham!  This morning I awoke to a significant snowstorm.  Already about an inch on our patio table.  Good thing today I have some applique prep to do.  I'll go downstairs and ignore this weather.

Comment by handstitcher/IL on September 9, 2017 at 11:20am
Good question, Annette! I've been wondering the same thing. I thought of you last week when my town in northern IL was very hazy and we could smell smoke. It was due to forest fires in western Canada. We had to keep the kids at school inside due to asthma concerns. Made me wonder how it was up by you.
Comment by AnnetteJ on September 7, 2017 at 6:07pm

Is everyone here safe from the hurricanes?  Concerned.  What a wild year!!  Forest fires, floods, hurricanes, tornadoes.  Yikes!

Comment by QuiltDragon on August 11, 2017 at 8:08pm

Thanks handstitcher. I went for my followup today and things are progressing nicely. My problem is, now that I'm feeling better, I'll probably do more than I should. I'm really trying to be good! :)

Cat Lady, I hope your husband gets better soon. I did the same thing when Randy went for 2 cardiac ablasions this spring/summer. Good thing I had more to do than sit with my phone!

Comment by handstitcher/IL on August 11, 2017 at 6:28am
Sorry to hear about your need for surgery, Quilt Dragon. Hope you recover quickly. Glad you have appliqué to help pass the time.

And I hope your husband feels better soon, Cat Lady. Good idea to have appliqué prepped for the possibility of surgery. It does make the time go faster. I like Mimi Dietrich's designs as well and have one of her books (Baltimore Bouquets) that I've used a lot.
 

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