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A quick hello...

Hey Ladies... Just wanted to play catch up. I tried to comment from my phone some last week and the crazy thing wouldn't let me post it..???? That's technology for you. Hope everyone is well. It's not as hot here but Barry helped out some with the rain. This weeks been a little busy but hoping to settle down some now and stay in and work on my quilt blocks. It's good to see some of you because it's been awhile. Pam, BJ, Irene, Prairie Quilter, Peggy and others. looking forward to seeing what…

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Added by Sharon on July 17, 2019 at 5:33pm — 1 Comment

One more

As long as I'm on the site, I decided to add one more project.  This is the wallhanging I made for my SIL's birthday.  They were in town yesterday so she got it a week early, and seemed pleased.  

Added by Barb/WI on July 17, 2019 at 11:56am — 5 Comments

Picnic

In a little while I will head out for our annual quilt group picnic.  So far, no rain, but the heat index is 95 so we will probably end up eating indoors.  Usually we grill out, and have outdoor games with prizes before heading indoors to our sewing machines.  Here are a few pictures of things I've worked on the last few months.  The table topper in the bright colors was from scraps left over from the quilt, and the result of a winter that just got too long and dreary.  I haven't decided yet…

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Added by Barb/WI on July 17, 2019 at 11:53am — 2 Comments

High Fiber—Scenes from Sisters

You may know that the second Saturday in July is the Sisters Quilt Show. Since we live so close, we decided to go. I decided to take Veronika with me to get some photos, because she's a quilter, too. (She sat inside my purse most of the time.)…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on July 15, 2019 at 8:30am — 13 Comments

I'm Excited!!!!!!

I just saw that my art quilt for the Cherrywood Fabrics Bob Ross Challenge is one of the finalists and will go on tour for a year. Can you believe it?  WOW WOW WOW  There are so many awesome ones, I am very humbled and very excited.…

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Added by B J Elder/WA on July 12, 2019 at 9:24pm — 14 Comments

Thinking back

I'm sitting here thinking it's been 11 years since I have been on QWU. I found out about this site through a flyer that came in the mail in 2008. I joined along with many others. Each day they posted members birthday until the members got to be too many to post.  I have enjoyed viewing the the beautiful quilts of the many talented lady's on this site. And the many variations of of quilts I have seen. I was a new quilter when I joined QWU and was amazed seeing all this talent displayed.  I…

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Added by Irene Gallway on July 12, 2019 at 6:28am — 4 Comments

Latest Project

Added by Irene Gallway on July 10, 2019 at 10:49am — 7 Comments

Where is everyone??

Hope everyone had a good 4th. Its finally cooling down here in south Alabama. Just checking in to see what everyone is up to? I worked on my heirloom quilt some over the weekend. Hope to hear from some of you...

Added by Sharon on July 8, 2019 at 5:13pm — 3 Comments

High Fiber—From Soup to Nuts

During their last visit, the kids brought us a Kabocha squash (Japanese pumpkin) from their veggie share. 

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Added by Peggy Stuart on July 8, 2019 at 8:30am — 10 Comments

Catch Up Time

Like some of the rest of you, I too have gotten away from posting or doing much on here. Thanks Pam for the nudge.

For me I quit coming on a regular basis after my hubby retired, 6 years ago. Life dealt us some detours that were out of our control (for the most part). Started out 6 months after moving into our home I had a heart attack. No worries on that now as I am in better health than I have been for years. I have brought my chloresterol levels into normal ranges, all without…

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Added by Cindy on July 3, 2019 at 1:41pm — 6 Comments

Thanks Pam

I wanted to give a shout out to Pam from New York for encouraging people to come back on & post to this forum.  There are so many people who used to be very active on here, but who we never hear from any more.  Always makes me wonder what happened.  I know most of the individual groups I belong to are very inactive as well.  Makes me feel sad.  I know I need to do a better job of keeping in touch as well.

Added by Janet/MO on July 3, 2019 at 7:06am — 4 Comments

Anniversary

   I’ve been meaning to post on here for quite awhile and with Pam’s nudging, I’m finally posting!  

For starters today is our 30th wedding anniversary.  A big milestone, and like with any marriage, we’ve had our ups and downs!  We didn’t really celebrate today other than getting high speed internet installed at our house.  We are in a rural area and were told by our old internet company that they will not be installing new lines…

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Added by Sue S. / OR on July 2, 2019 at 9:42pm — 5 Comments

Hello everyone

How is everyone....

We have been so busy with life and retirement..its not even funny. but we love it.

 I had my big "65" birthday..and now we have been retired for 3 years already. traveling and doing things with each other has its benefits....

Hope your all sewing and quilting like mad...I keep up doing things more so in the fall/winter and in the summer we do our garden and put up food. we are suposto be getting peaches so we can get them canned.

I am now…

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Added by Joanna liguz on July 2, 2019 at 6:18pm — 5 Comments

Summertime...

Summer weather has finally made its way  here.  We had a very chilly spring.  We've had good rains, which makes things nice and green.  I made a couple of baby quilts and a wedding quilt over the winter months, along with some bowl cozies, a table runner, and a microwave potato bag.  There is a partially finished baby quilt hanging on my design wall.  It still needs a border.  Just haven't gotten back to my sewing room recently.  My goal over the past year or two has been to use only fabric…

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Added by Prairie Quilter Jan/NE on July 2, 2019 at 9:14am — 6 Comments

it started here..

  it’s been a long time.. Wow 7 years since I posted. I found out about Linda Sue Robertson passing away. We met on this website and she became a great friend to me through the years. We had many many phone calls. I’ll never forget when we met face to face in Nashville for the first time. So in honor of her memory I’m getting back on here to reconnect with some of the others I’ve met as well. Would love to catch up with you all, make some new friends and share what we all love the most.…

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Added by Sharon on July 1, 2019 at 2:56pm — 6 Comments

High Fiber—Fiber Fantasies and Teeth

Ready for Tour de Fleece!…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on July 1, 2019 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

Linda Sue Robertson

I just read on FB that Linda Sue Robertson Passed away Friday Morning. I'm so sorry to hear this. 

Added by Irene Gallway on June 30, 2019 at 2:01pm — 5 Comments

High Fiber—Indoors and Out

My new free pattern, "Cables and Herringbones," is now available in my Ravelry store.

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Added by Peggy Stuart on June 24, 2019 at 8:30am — 7 Comments

Better late than......

Better late than……

 

Thanks to Pam’s reminder, I thought I’d just check back and see when I last put up a blog post here – and to my shame, it was February 2017!  How could that much time have passed?  I may not have posted, but I check in here regularly and read whatever others post. 

In the more than two years since I had a ‘show and tell’ here, I have been keeping very busy.  My DH has been diagnosed with dementia, so we have begun that journey, and last Fall, I was…

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Added by Rebecca Sundberg on June 23, 2019 at 12:22pm — 6 Comments

LOVE quilt

I usually only share on the Giftie forum, but I'll share here today. This is what I'm currently working on. It's a pattern from Sam Hunter of Hunter's Design Studio. These are the colors she made hers with and I just loved them so much I decided to use the same colors for a gift for my niece's wedding. This is just the top. I'm almost done quilting it. Now both of my daughters want me to make one for them too! This picture does not do the colors justice though.…

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Added by Kathleen Kingsbury on June 19, 2019 at 6:58pm — 10 Comments

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