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Peggy Stuart's Blog – October 2012 Archive (5)

High Fiber—Progress on All Fronts

We've had some progress on all fronts here. First, we finally got our first snowfall of the season. This was my back yard:

The resorts are happy. Now if it will stay cold enough, maybe they can keep some of it to form the base they will add to when they make snow. (All of our local ski areas made it into the top 10 ski resorts this year.)

The cold…


Added by Peggy Stuart on October 29, 2012 at 8:32am — 4 Comments

High Fiber—Talented Friends and Craftsmen

Common Threads met at Julie's on Thursday. Julie had this Halloween quilt on the wall:

The blocks were pieced, but the "appliqué" squares are cheater cloth. (For non-quilters, cheater cloth is cloth printed to look like pieced or appliquéd fabric.) Jean made one just like this, her first quilt! She backed it with Minky fabric (sort of a plush…

Added by Peggy Stuart on October 22, 2012 at 8:30am — 7 Comments

High Fiber—Sampling Cross-stitch

We had a rare treat at Vintage Stitchers this week:

Carol picked up this great cross-stitch sampler in a silent auction. It's worked on evenweave. What a lot of work must have gone into it! Here's a closeup:

Lucky Carol! We were…


Added by Peggy Stuart on October 15, 2012 at 8:30am — 8 Comments

High Fiber—Busy Days and Nights

My head is still spinning from the week's activities! However, I had lots of time to work on the Dogwood Blossoms cardigan:

In the center at the top, you can see where I bound off for the armholes and cast on sts for the steek (look for the green st marker). The…


Added by Peggy Stuart on October 8, 2012 at 8:30am — 8 Comments

High Fiber—Vintage, Volts and Votes!

This week was Vintage Stitchers. We met at Rebecca's.
Rebecca is our appliqué queen, as you can see from this quilt mounted on her living room wall. It's from Kim Diehl's book, Simple Graces.
She is putting the binding on her embroidery…

Added by Peggy Stuart on October 1, 2012 at 8:30am — 6 Comments

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