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I'm a long arm quilter and loving it. I am married to my best friend. He is the best husband ever. I could not imagine what my life would be like without him. I have been an Air Force mom for almost 10 years now and very proud of my daughter and her AF husband. I have 1 son and 2 daughters, all wonderful kids. I have 3 beautiful grand children. I think being a grandma is the best thing ever, yes even better than quilting.
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Hobbies and Interests
quilting, applique, paper piecing, machine quilting, embroidery, general sewing
My pets are awesome!
Roxy, she is a black mutt and a very smart dog.

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Connecting Threads kit

Posted on May 1, 2009 at 8:05am 5 Comments

Wow, I haven't posted here in a good while. Guess I have been busy, doing what? I have no clue. I feel like I got much done this week at all as far as sewing goes anyway.

I made this cute little quilt from a kit I purchased from CT. and yes I had left overs again so I used the little HST to make this other little quilt. The other squares are left overs from the backing of the first quilt. Of course I still need to quilt both of them. They were both to easy, beginner kits I think. Oh well… Continue

CT kit and a little make up bag.

Posted on April 22, 2009 at 5:30pm 6 Comments

Today was a jammie day. I never got dressed today. I didn't have to go anywhere, I didn't have anyone coming by to drop off a quilt or pick up a quilt so why get dressed, lol.

I made this cute little wall hanging/table topper using a kit I purchased from CT. So easy and fun. I still need to quilt it but I couldn't wait to share with you.... so after I quilt it I will share it again.

And look I had plenty of fabric left over to make… Continue


Posted on April 17, 2009 at 7:23am 5 Comments

Just thought I would share with you a couple of bags I made using towels. The sunflower one is a kitchen towel and the little purple one is a little bath hand towel. I thought there were kind of cute and easy to make so I gave it a try. I couldn't really find the cute little kitchen towels I wanted so I used this sunflower one. I am on the look now for cute kitchen towels. Thanks for looking. I love CT! I think I will start on a kit today that I purchased from CT.…


Link to pin cushions

Posted on April 15, 2009 at 8:30pm 6 Comments

Ok I'm not so sure this will work or not..... I still can't figure out how to add a link, so lets see if this works for me now. If it does it is the link for the little pin cushions.


Pin Cushions

Posted on April 15, 2009 at 9:30am 15 Comments

Hope everyone is having a good week. I just wanted to share these little pin cushions I made last night. The small one is made from a 2 liter pop bottle cap and the other 2 are caps from medicine bottles.

These are fun and easy to make. It's kind of hard coming up with the caps when you don't really drink many soda's, I had one soda cap so I searched the house for the other 2 caps from the meds.…


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At 5:38am on December 18, 2009, Katherine Sands said…
Hi Vera, i haven't been on here in forever...just found your comment...from April! And it's December! FYI fabric dyeing is wonderful...and you may or may not enjoy it. I personally find it inspiring to create my own cloth. Have a Merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year.
At 11:40am on September 26, 2009, Riley Lane said…
How are you , Friend?
I have good days & bad days, guess that goes with the territory. I have learned that I must accept what has been dealt to me , straighten my shoulders, & walk the pathway I have been given. It is not easy but I am trying.
Thank you for asking!
I see you are still doing those wonderful quilting jobs! I do so admire your talents!
I am piecing again, hand quilting Sunbonnet Sue for the G-Granddaughter. I was working on that when life suddenly changed. I need to finish her quilt.
At 12:13am on August 27, 2009, debbie b said…
Hello Vera,Its been a while sense Ive chatted on line , but I did add the Quilt I told you I was asked to make.I got it done and we decided to enter it in the county fair and it won a blue ribbon.I was shocked and so happy at the same time it was the best day , I also had a booth ,only sold one quilt at the fair and one at the city celebration. Selling is not easy where I live because of the eco. all but a couple of the coal mines are still operating and that is our main high paying jobs around here. i know its that way just about every where . But I still had a really good time . If you get a min check out my quilt. Happy Quilting debbie
At 10:24pm on May 22, 2009, Lindy / UT said…
Hi Vera, you only quilted the QOV quilt, how beautiful you did, I can do some of my own machine quilting too. Honestly not meaning to out do you it just happened, but last year in 2008 I finished 8 for the QOV, the wounded military are so deserving. Bless you!

At 10:43am on May 18, 2009, Riley Lane said…
(((Hugs))) Vera!! I am going to "get there" one of these days!
At 1:53pm on May 4, 2009, Klutina Quilter Alaska said…
Thank you Vera, I look forward to checking it out.
At 5:56pm on May 2, 2009, Mary Rogers/MN said…
Vera, I bookmarked the sites for the donut pin cushions and the tiny cupcake ones too. They will be on my TO DO list! Thanks again! mary
At 11:23am on May 2, 2009, Mary Rogers/MN said…
It was fun, and very quick making the fabric basket. As for addicting, I believe you! I looked through your pictures and see you have made MANY of them! Guess I better get busy to catch up!
At 8:50am on May 2, 2009, Mary Rogers/MN said…
Hi Vera, Thanks again for the link to make the little fabric basket. If you look at my pictures you'll see that I got one done! They are so cute, and go together quick and easy. I can see myself making them as gifts for friends at Christmas. Mary

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