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Joan Deedee
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  • Billings, MT
  • United States
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About Me
Teacher/librarian; fabricholic; miniture dacshund owner; grandmother;
Hobbies and Interests
quilting, paper piecing, machine quilting, gardening, other
My pets are awesome!
Dewey and Daisy

Joan Deedee's Blog

It's 2 AM and can't sleep

Posted on October 17, 2013 at 1:09am 4 Comments

Well, another night when I'm not wide a wake - but I am not sleeping either!  Won't try to sew as I've tried that in the past and what a mistake that was!!  Have been looking at one of my favorite web pages by Bonnie K Hunter at Quiltville.com.  Love Bonnie's use of scraps, her blogs about scraps, her patterns, etc.  Some day, I would like to meet her.

Morning will come all too soon.  Need to be up by 6 a.m. and out the door by 7.  Going to a Literacy Conference for the annual…


Geese are flying!

Posted on August 19, 2013 at 6:50pm 6 Comments

Can't say I completely finished the first 66 flying geese - pink and white, just need to finish pressing and then trim to size.  Started on the second set of 66 - blue and white.  Using the flying geese ruler has been a good choice for me.  The pattern called for 2 triangles for each geese and I don't like sewing triangles maybe because of the bias stretch.  Anyway, after cutting the second set, I sat at the table to draw lines and pin while watching Wheel of Fortune and now American Ninja…


Time to begin!

Posted on August 15, 2013 at 9:14am 3 Comments

I have had a quilt kit since June 2001 for a quilt named "Spring for a Cure".  The fabric is by Timeless Treasures created by Bonnie Bann Stratton fabric line - The Healing Garden.  I have been putting off making this one - not sure why - maybe because there are lots of triangles and I'm not keen on triangles!  (teehee)  I think the time has come that I'm ready to meet the challenge.  It is a beautiful quilt.  If you happen to have a McCall's Quilting magazine from June 2001 lying around you…


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