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CT fabrics for dresses for Kenyan Orphanage

These are the first group of dresses I made for the Kenyan Orphanage our church built and supports.  I destashed to make them--the second group are all made from CT fabrics--all bright colors from the misprint group--so pretty and so economical!!  The girls are so proud of the first new dresses they have ever… Continue

Added by cellogirl on August 3, 2011 at 3:00pm — 18 Comments

The sample squares from Teri--finished!!

You may recall the sample squares I won last month--I did a modified stitch and flip to make my "coins" go in squares instead of the Chinese Coin strippy that Teri had done. I also added redwork and an embroidered panel to complete my "big top" look!! Thanks KP for the great squares!!

Added by cellogirl on August 7, 2010 at 2:58pm — 17 Comments

Redbarn Quilt retreat and Huntsville Airing of the Quilts

It was a great two for one weekend!! A wonderful time with friends, eating too much, sewing a lot, and talking lots, too!! We ducked out for a 3 hour break to see the lovely Airing of the Quilts in Huntsville--a very short ride, beautiful day, and such a delightful assortment of quilts!! The guest artist this year was Karen Kay Buckley--such a talented and gracious person with a beautiful display:…


Added by cellogirl on May 6, 2010 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

Whooping Cranes

We went down to Rockport (Tx) yesterday to see a friend--bonus--the Whooping Cranes had left the Aransas Refuge seeking crabs in the marshy beaches of Rockport!!--we saw almost a dozen of these magnificent birds along with the usual Egrets, Gray Herons--and a flamingo colored bird --something hornbill. The wildflowers covered fields with purple, pink, white and yellow, the yucca had magnificant stalks of flowers. The sky was an intense blue after the morning fog and the water was a lovely… Continue

Added by cellogirl on March 12, 2010 at 4:30am — 9 Comments

Merry Christmas

Welcome to the Rose of Sharon, the Lily of the Valley, the blessed Messiah of God. Come to save His people from their sins and bring His Holy Peace on Earth forevermore for all who believe in Him. Have a blessed Merry Christmas!!

Added by cellogirl on December 24, 2009 at 7:34am — 7 Comments

We're having a blizzard!!

Yes, here in the land of palm trees and yards full of roses for Christmas--the grass is white and DS just brought in the first snowball I've seen since we moved here!! It's the perfect day to sit stiching by the open fire with a warm drink at hand!! A blizzard in Houston makes one quite giddy!!

Added by cellogirl on December 4, 2009 at 11:30am — 9 Comments

Here's one for Prairie Quilter!!

Added by cellogirl on October 17, 2009 at 12:01pm — 6 Comments

Quilt Retreat

We just had a fantastic retreat at Red Barn in Coldspring, Texas. Am thoroughly inspired by what we saw/did and the great show at Huntsville--the Airing of the Quilts was truely excellent. Yes, the retreat and the show are really close together and the timing is perfect. The weather also cooperated, in a rainy week those ladies are really gutsy for hanging an outside show--they were the delicious sandwich between t-storms!! If anyone is interested, I can post pictures?… Continue

Added by cellogirl on May 4, 2009 at 6:00am — 8 Comments

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