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Janet/MO
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  • Boonville, MO
  • United States
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I have been quilting for 26 yrs. I love just about every sort of needlecraft that was ever invented with quilting being my favorite.
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quilting, applique, paper piecing, hand quilting, machine quilting, embroidery, crazy quilting, general sewing, knitting, other

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snowmagedean 2019 in Missouri

Posted on January 12, 2019 at 7:18am 10 Comments

This has been the weirdest winter so far.  Lots of snow at Thanksgiving & then barely any for the entire month of December.  Then yesterday we were really hit!  We lost power for 4 hrs last night.  Thank goodness for quilts & a fireplace!  Our lights keep dimming this morning so I sure hope we don't lost power again.   We have a lot of broken branches & it appears our neighbors do as well.  It is continuing to come down so I suspect it will be a few days before we will be able to…

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Another top finished

Posted on January 2, 2019 at 6:19am 9 Comments

Several years ago I bought Judy Martin's Log Cabin Quilts book with the goal of making some of the quilts in it.  One that really caught my eye was the Snake River Log Cabin so I decided I was going to make it in a king size.  Well I finally started it, but it didn't take long for reality to set in so I ended up making the wallhanging instead.  This is 53" square and has 1406 pieces in it.  The king size has over 7000!  I'm very happy with how this turned out.  …

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Happy 2019

Posted on January 1, 2019 at 7:35am 9 Comments

I want to wish all of my QWU friends a very happy and prosperous 2019. I don't do resolutions per se, but I do hope to continue making a dent in my UFOs, WIPS and HSSYS (haven't started yet).  Time will tell how successful I am.

Merry Christmas

Posted on December 24, 2018 at 6:47am 5 Comments

I want to take a minute to wish all of my Quilt With Us friends a very Merry Christmas.  Ours is going to be quiet since we won't be celebrating with our family until Sunday.  

Ornament table topper

Posted on November 20, 2018 at 8:44am 7 Comments

I saw this cute embroidery design on Sweet Pea's website & thought it would make a cute table topper for my daughter's new table.

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At 5:32am on April 13, 2018, Prairie Quilter Jan/NE said…

Janet, 

The grandsons are doing well.  They are so fun!  The oldest is 4, the one that was a micro premie is going to be 2 in July and is a beefy little guy, and the latest one is 9 months old and walking already.  I've been shopping my stash for the baby quilts, and that has been fun.  It feels good to use up (or at least make an attempt) what I have.  Since I never bought much yardage of any one fabric, it forces me to be creative with patterns and borders.  Something that doesn't come easily to me.  I love seeing your finished projects.  That HAS to feel so good!  

At 6:49pm on January 1, 2018, Prairie Quilter Jan/NE said…

Happy New Year!  We have had around 10" snow and subzero temps.  It always seems colder when the when blows.  Keep warm!  Great time to quilt.  (Well, I guess anytime is a great time to quilt...)  :D 

At 9:29am on December 8, 2017, Prairie Quilter Jan/NE said…

Janet, I posted a picture of GS#2 (the preemie who is now 18 months) on the main page under the GS#3 post.  He's doing really well.  Seems to be on track or ahead developmentally and has no health or learning issues.  Just a robust, healthy little guy, for which we are very thankful.  

I'm working on making apple butter from applesauce today.  It is a crock pot recipe.  The apples we use (from a neighbor's tree) seem to be very sweet, so I was glad to find a recipe that doesn't add extra sugar.  I'm hoping it turns out well (first time using this method/recipe) so I can use it for gifts.   

At 4:58am on February 1, 2017, Irene Gallway said…

Janet, I wouldn't be surprised if they dropped the case with Bud. If they did it would be nice to have let me know. In Bud's POA Bud has me as his guardian. But the hold up was or is that his doctor maintains that Bud is capable of making his own decision on whether he wants to go with Barbara. I talked with his doctor the other day when I was visiting Bud and he had to admit Bud's mind is getting worse. This should never have happened. This Barbara had not seen him in the 20 years that he has been with me so all her motive was is to get his money. Bud said to me the other day, "why don't you call your mother and have her watch the kids, so we can go out and have a meal together" My mother has been dead for 11 years and Bud and I never had any kids together so that's and example of how his mind is.

At 7:53pm on September 16, 2016, Cora Hawkins said…

Hi, I voted for your table runner AND it is the best one!

At 9:17pm on July 2, 2016, QuiltingB52/MN said…

After this last trip to the hospital, I know that the assisted living place is not healthy.  They found me to be both anemic and very malnourished, which I'm trying to turn around while I'm in rehab.  Too bad this is a nursing home...I would love to stay here.

At 9:55am on July 2, 2016, QuiltingB52/MN said…

Once a person gets Cellulitis, we are prone to get it more often than most.  As long as you know what to look for, you can catch it in the early stages.

At 6:12pm on June 10, 2016, Irene Gallway said…

Janet so sorry to hear about your DIL. I will be praying for her.  As we are all aware, cancer is a terrible disease and the treatments have side effects. My sister has lost her taste, and has neuropathy in her hands from it. Plus diarrhea  and a bunch of other ailments.  I will pray that she will recover from it. Many do.

As for Bud and the phone, they aren't allowed to keep it from him. But he don't call that much if he knows I'm home.  He panics when he calls and I'm not here even though I tell him where I'm going.  His dementia he can't remember half of what I tell him.  Sometimes I just shut off the answering machine. But most of the time I forget to do that.

At 3:08am on June 10, 2016, Irene Gallway said…

Morning Janet,

Bud is about the same.  I took a boiled dinner over to my sister's last night and had supper with her and her caretaker. I had 25 calls on the answering machine when I got home.  Insanity runs in his mothers family and his actions indicate he inherited it.  He panic's if he can't reach me and will keep re-dialing if I don't answer.  You can hear the anger and fear in his voice when he is leaving his messages.  Even though frustrating for me it must be awful for him to be like that.

At 10:39am on June 8, 2016, Irene Gallway said…

Janet tell your friend who is downsizing that you take charity. lol  I have the last load of fabric in the dryer.  I have been washing since 7:30 this morning. It is now 1:30.  My first load the washer sprung a leak.  While the men were fixing it I had to go up to the next unit.  (4 apartments to each unit) to wash.  I hung as much as I could on the line but used the dryer for the fabric.  I did bedding, my regular wash and bedroom mats.  Now I'm thinking I could have saved some for tomorrow. You know, hind sight.

 
 
 

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