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Prairie Quilter Jan/NE's Blog – October 2013 Archive (4)

Two posts in one day...neither one a quilt post

Here is the latest project - not a quilting project, but a fabric project nonetheless.  I'm re-upholstering a couch and chair for DS and his future bride.  My folks got the the set (it comes with 2 wagon wheel end tables and a coffee table) used from her older sister in the late 50's and they'd seen their better days.  No one wanted the furniture, but I have always loved them and thought they were too good to just junk.  (They don't make solid furniture like that these days - at least in my…


Added by Prairie Quilter Jan/NE on October 25, 2013 at 12:00pm — 16 Comments

Slumber Party!

This weekend is our future DIL's bridal shower here in our community.  DD is coming in from CO.  Future DIL and her 3 roommates are coming from the NE panhandle.  They are all staying here.  Can you say slumber party?  :D  DS says he'll be bunking down at Grandma & Grandpa's.  (They live here on the ranch.)  What do you think?  If DS bails on us, will that be too many girls for DH to handle?

Added by Prairie Quilter Jan/NE on October 25, 2013 at 7:16am — 11 Comments

fabric trends

It is always interesting to see fabric trends come and go.  Themes like chickens, roosters, and now owls.  Fabrics like 30's, pinks & browns, jade & brown, lime green & orange, Civil War prints, etc.

A few months ago I was looking for a gray/yellow combination for an apron for a gift. My nephew's bride-to-be had chosen gray and yellow as their wedding colors.  I am obviously out of the loop, because at the time, I thought it was an unusual choice.  I have since…


Added by Prairie Quilter Jan/NE on October 23, 2013 at 11:30am — 11 Comments

Chuckle for the day

DD sent this to me.   Their first baby is due in about 8 weeks.  Does she know her momma or what?!

This is so going to be @DirkandMary Rodimel ! @Rachael Rodimel @Zach Rodimel

Added by Prairie Quilter Jan/NE on October 8, 2013 at 10:35am — 15 Comments

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