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Another finish

A lady wanted a crazy quilt pillow with only three colors. It didn't look good so I ended up doing this. If she don't like it I will sell it to someone else.

Added by Irene Gallway on December 6, 2019 at 10:08am — 9 Comments

A little fun project

Added by Irene Gallway on December 5, 2019 at 6:07am — 7 Comments

Happy Thanksgiving Everyone.

I find it hard to wrap my head around the fact that it's Thanksgiving already. I have two invitations to go to dinner but have decided to stay off the roads. We are getting our first blizzard. Tomorrow I will dig my Christmas trimmings out of my locker and decorate for Christmas. Have a blessed day.

Added by Irene Gallway on November 28, 2019 at 6:44am — 5 Comments

A Time to Quit

In 2001 I started a chapter of the American Sewing Guild. A few years later we came out of the guild as their  fee each year kept going up and some of our members couldn't afford it. Not to mention we couldn't get people to fill the necessary positions that were required.  So we decided to come out of the Guild and just do our own thing. We named our group The St, Croix Stitchers. We have only had 6 members the past couple of years and some have been having health issues. Last Sat. I was the…

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Added by Irene Gallway on November 19, 2019 at 6:05am — 7 Comments

Kadence Quilt

I posted the quilt I just finished. The file was too large for this area so you can view it on my pictures. I finished it last night at 12:30.

Added by Irene Gallway on October 26, 2019 at 10:52am — 5 Comments

Hello Everyone

Just checking in. It's nice to see some posts on here. I'm hoping to get a Sunbonnet Sue quilt finished. I have  the blocks done but customer orders keep me busy and during the Summer I spend a lot of time out doors so getting anything finished is difficult. Now that Fall is here I won't be outside as much and will have more time to work on my projects. I need to make a quilt for my bed. My quilt is faded, thread bare and needs to be thrown out. And the cats claws are not helping.  I'm also…

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Added by Irene Gallway on October 14, 2019 at 6:46am — 7 Comments

My trip to Texas

Added by Irene Gallway on September 9, 2019 at 4:46am — 11 Comments

Thinking back

I'm sitting here thinking it's been 11 years since I have been on QWU. I found out about this site through a flyer that came in the mail in 2008. I joined along with many others. Each day they posted members birthday until the members got to be too many to post.  I have enjoyed viewing the the beautiful quilts of the many talented lady's on this site. And the many variations of of quilts I have seen. I was a new quilter when I joined QWU and was amazed seeing all this talent displayed.  I…

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Added by Irene Gallway on July 12, 2019 at 6:28am — 6 Comments

Latest Project

Added by Irene Gallway on July 10, 2019 at 10:49am — 7 Comments

Linda Sue Robertson

I just read on FB that Linda Sue Robertson Passed away Friday Morning. I'm so sorry to hear this. 

Added by Irene Gallway on June 30, 2019 at 2:01pm — 6 Comments

Table Runner

Added by Irene Gallway on May 30, 2019 at 7:36am — 10 Comments

My new ride

Added by Irene Gallway on May 14, 2019 at 8:21am — 11 Comments

A Mystery

I have been doing alterations for many year but yesterday I was taking the hem out of a Winter coat and found in the whole width of the hem a black powder that looked like gun powder.  I was up at the hall with friends and they agreed with me. So they suggested I call the police to check out the substance. I didn't have my phone with me so one of the ladies called. They came and said it was probably some rotted thin rubber that is sometimes put in garments and not to be alarmed. Has anyone…

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Added by Irene Gallway on April 24, 2019 at 6:25am — 4 Comments

I Sold the House

I'm so excited to tell you the women who's been renting my house decided to buy it.  We did the closing today. This has been a burden on me for a long time. 

Added by Irene Gallway on March 29, 2019 at 1:50pm — 12 Comments

Stopping in to say hello

It is a nice sunny morning here in the East but very cold. Good weather to sit and sew. But lately I have found that other things have been chewing up my time and keeping me from my sewing room. I'm working on another baby quilt.  I have a lot of UFO's to finish once these quilts are done.

I'm enjoying the quilting guild that I joined a year ago. We have a page on F B. It's called St. Croix International Quilters. Lots of pictures to see. 

I belong to three sewing groups. I get…

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Added by Irene Gallway on January 27, 2019 at 5:55am — 8 Comments

MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE

I find it hard to believe this year is close to the end. I have always heard that time flies when you're having fun. I didn't get as much accomplished as I had hoped for but work came before pleasure and it supports my fabric addiction. 

Tomorrow I will be taking down my decorations. They have been out since the day after Thanksgiving. I have some alterations to complete and then I hope I can get back to my own projects. I enjoy the three sewing groups I belong too. 

Today I…

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Added by Irene Gallway on December 25, 2018 at 4:09am — 5 Comments

Flannel baby Quilt

Added by Irene Gallway on December 24, 2018 at 4:48am — 7 Comments

It's been awhile since I posted.

It's going to take awhile for me to catch up on all your blogs. My computer went to the shop a month ago and I just got it back yesterday.  

I have started two quilts, made some progress on a Wall hanging and at the present time cleaning out things I don't need in my sewing room and reorganizing the closet. I also cleaned my bedroom closet and got rid of a bunch of stuff.  

We had a very hot Summer so I'm glad the weather is cooler so I can sit and sew without melting. I'm…

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Added by Irene Gallway on September 7, 2018 at 3:07am — 6 Comments

Getting old is NOT fun.

It's a dull day here in the East and I plan to hit the sewing machines as soon as I can get the gumption to get out of this chair, and get dressed. Tues. I walked across town to vote at the elementary school. Yesterday I washed all the floors and rearranged some furniture and today I haven't got enough energy to pull a hat off my head. Old age is NOT my friend. I'm going to a church Supper tonight. I thought it was yesterday. After I got my floors done I took a shower and changed my clothes…

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Added by Irene Gallway on June 14, 2018 at 5:09am — 13 Comments

I do the dumbest things

Last week I started a cover to put over a big screen t.v.  I don't remember leaving one of my land line phones on the ironing board in the sewing room but I laid the t.v. cover over it. I have been tearing this apartment apart all week looking for that phone. Even went to the garbage bin thinking I might have thrown it in a trash bag.  Can't you just picture me going through those bags I put out there?  Perhaps the neighbors just thought I had taken up  a new hobby "Dumpster Diving". I tried…

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Added by Irene Gallway on May 30, 2018 at 7:50am — 10 Comments

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