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High Fiber—No Rest for the Wicked...or the Weary

Common Threads met at Carol's.

She had this great quilt top finished. It was made from a pack of 19th Century Reproduction fabrics from a fabric/fiber museum, which has since closed. I was…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on August 21, 2017 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

High Fiber—Revisiting the Sweat Shop

Rebecca is at it again.…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on August 14, 2017 at 8:30am — 14 Comments

High Fiber—Same Old, Same Old

Unlike at Lake Wobegon, it was not a quiet week at our place. Monday was spent washing all the sheets, towels and quilts we use in the trailer and giving it a good cleaning. Tuesday I CO another doll cardigan as we took the trailer back to its resting place.…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on August 7, 2017 at 8:30am — 5 Comments

High Fiber—Extreme Family Team-Building

Camping trips to the Uintas are usually low-drama, because we don't have to travel far from our home to reach beautiful campgrounds close to lakes for swimming and trails for hiking. This adventure was a little different.…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on July 31, 2017 at 8:30am — 6 Comments

High Fiber—Expressions in Vinyl?

I had Vroni standing next to my computer a while back. I looked up and saw this.

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Added by Peggy Stuart on July 24, 2017 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

High Fiber—Pieces of Mind

Barbara hosted Vintage Stitchers again on Thursday. She had just finished this quilt top:

Barbara used It’s Sew Emma’s Fat Quarter Style: 12 quilts that never go out of style, by Kimberly Jolly, Jocelyn Ueng and  Sarah Price,…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on July 17, 2017 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

High Fiber—Summer Fun

I can't begin to say how much pleasure it gives me to see my latest finished quilt put to good use.…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on July 10, 2017 at 8:30am — 6 Comments

High Fiber—Drive Slow!

Common Threads met at Karan’s. Remember this?

It was great to see Karan’s appliqué quilt on the wall.

Several people were leaving town for the first week…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on July 3, 2017 at 8:30am — 6 Comments

High Fiber—There's No Place Like Home...Wherever That Is

Shortly after we left Oregon, DDIL2 took photos of the Kaleidoscope quilt.

 

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Added by Peggy Stuart on June 26, 2017 at 8:30am — 8 Comments

High Fiber—Trip to the Coast, Almost

We've spent some time hanging out in various campsites.

And riding for hours in the tow vehicle for our trailer.…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on June 12, 2017 at 11:09am — 11 Comments

Quilts for Project Linus

Remember Linus from Peanuts? The little boy with his blankie to his ear and his thumb in his mouth? This character by Charles M. Schultz, the embodiment…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on June 5, 2017 at 8:30am — 3 Comments

High Fiber—Preparing for Travel—Maybe!

The Fair Isle sweater for Lukas is done, shown here modeled by Carter.…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on May 29, 2017 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

High Fiber—More Little People and Their Clothes

The French Back-to-school Cardigan for Lukas is done.

Here's Carter, modeling it with the shorts I made to go with it. I made it according to the pattern, but added in an extra increase…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on May 22, 2017 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

High Fiber—Antiques, Old and New, Young and Old

This photo summarizes my week.…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on May 15, 2017 at 8:30am — 6 Comments

High Fiber—Gatherings

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Added by Peggy Stuart on May 8, 2017 at 8:30am — 10 Comments

High Fiber—Marching into May

Last week, when Common Threads met at Margareth’s, Lynda finished this shawl.

She didn’t want me to take a photo then, because it needed blocking. It’s the …

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Added by Peggy Stuart on May 1, 2017 at 8:30am — 8 Comments

High Fiber—Little People Causing Trouble

Common Threads met at Margareth's.

Margareth and Karan are participating in a block of the month for …

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Added by Peggy Stuart on April 24, 2017 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

High Fiber—A New Day

I’m up to the sleeves on the Daphne Jr.’s birthday sweater. (I worked the neck ribbing after taking this photo.)…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on April 10, 2017 at 8:30am — 7 Comments

High Fiber—The Pitter-patter of Published Patterns

And then there were four:

 

 

From left, Gabi wearing the medium size as a pullover, Dolly wearing the prototype medium size as a…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on April 3, 2017 at 8:30am — 8 Comments

High Fiber—A Steek in My Heart

Zachary Jr.’s Blue Horizon Fair Isle Sweater is coming along.

Carter is modeling it for me. When it was time to check for sleeve length, the "girls" had to have a look and give their advice.…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on March 27, 2017 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

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