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Kathy/WA's Blog – February 2011 Archive (5)

Coming to terms with ones machine....

I finally finished the first Peppermint candy quilt started last year.  And some of you thought you were bad about getting things done!  Ok so I blame everything on the LA machine.  As many of you know I've had issues, (OK alot of issues, but we won't go there), with my LA.  I never could seem to get the tension right or even close on the machine.  I had even talked to the owner of the company that makes the machine.  Sence then, I've tinkered with it and tried a bit of this and that.  I did…

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Added by Kathy/WA on February 28, 2011 at 8:34pm — 11 Comments

I need help with a few phone calls

Morning to all,

I called the state of Alaska this morning to see if they were offering a reward for missing snow.  No takers on that one.  I figure if we all pick a state, country we can find out who is missing all their snow and have them come and get it.  Ok I've had enough of the white stuff. Having ventured out when I thought it was raining, I wanted to get to the LQS for some thread to finish a quilt top.  By the time I got there, my blue car was white.  I'm so glad I'm not…

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Added by Kathy/WA on February 28, 2011 at 11:08am — 12 Comments

You know it's pretty bad when....

I just looked at my page and realized that I haven't posted anything in quite a while.  So my excuse? Lets see, I've worked weird hours, nope same shift just different days. I had a fight with my sewing machine and it won, nope just replaced the machine, problem solved.  And the funny part about that one is that I went with a very in expensive model Fpaff machine.  No fancy this that and the other things.  The new one has more motor and seems to like zipping through the several layers of… Continue

Added by Kathy/WA on February 21, 2011 at 9:37pm — 7 Comments

It may be cold outside

It may be cold outside but I've got the colors to warm up with.  My daughter didn't like the "Remember when" quilt colors but she fell in love with these.  So there for I've named the block for her more or less.  It's hugs an kisses. Sorry I'm not explaining the connection there but she got the meaning.  I need to work on the points a little bit but I should have another quilt top done soon.  As for the web site, still working on a name that no one has.  I'm leaning towards The Dragonlady.…

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Added by Kathy/WA on February 2, 2011 at 5:56pm — 7 Comments

I really should move south!

Ok I know there are those of you suffering through the winter blast but forgive me for this one.  The sun was out in Washington! Woo hoo!!!!  I'd say 75% of the year is spent in some overcast cloudy mess that I don't want to deal with.  So the sun came up and so did my spirits apparently.  I've cleaned house, did dishes, laundry, dogs, and washed some material.  I've made templates for my new design and even cut up a bit of material to work on tonight. The only things I didn't get to today:… Continue

Added by Kathy/WA on February 1, 2011 at 5:37pm — 3 Comments

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