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Feb 23, 2013

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Hi all!

Well I have to say Quilt Con was just..... AWESOME!!!!! The quilts were awe inspiring!!!  Took a bunch of pics but can't decide which ones to post:) It was set up beautifully, not crowded so you could actually look at the quilts! Love that! Also great vendors! The major peeps were there too to show off their new items...Coats and Clark, Moda, Crafty to name  a few:)

I only bought 2 books by Angela Waters and of course got them signed :) Yea:) Insert small giggle here:) Should of taken a pic with her:( Oh well.....

Ok so before I go any further.... FIL has Follicular Non Hodgins Lymphoma. It is a lazy cancer:) But it is stage 3. Hubby is getting him moved to a rehab facility next week and then after 2 weeks of gaining his strength they will start a regime for his cancer. Since I am not there I get all the info second hand and not always correct:( So this is the latest info I have. Hubby is planning on flying home in a week.

I have been busy while I am by myself and have bee…

Feb 17, 2013

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Hello one and all:)

What a whirl wind week it has been here!!!! Hasn't stopped since I got home and there is no end in sight!

Not much customer quilting being done this week. Did get one baby quilt done and have a big one still loaded and waiting to be finished. Life has gotten in the way once again:(

My Fil is in the hospital in Fl so hubby flew down and will stay until he is well enough to travel. He and his sister want to bring both parents back to Texas so we can care for them...they are finally on board. They are both almost 87.

Of course I can't do anything from here except pray and get their house ready for them. They live next door when they are here which is real handy now! My work will come after they arrive...... I am thankful to have them as inlaws and will do everything I can for them:)

Ok now on to the fun stuff!


Well with Valentine's Day there were gifts to be made:) This is my grand daughters shirt I emb with mylar...too cute!!!

  My son told me when they w…

Feb 10, 2013

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Wow what a week!!!! I have NEVER sewed, ate or laughed that much in a long long time!!!! Where was I you ask? I was at the Sitchin Heaven bunkhouse with 10 of my sewing sisters:) This was my first but SO not my last retreat!!!! In fact there is another planned for July:)


This is the Bunkhouse
                                                The signs outside:)
    I walked everyday about 3 miles and took a few pics of things I saw.

           This is the gate house of the man who discovered Astroturf.

                                         A beautiful blooming tree.
                                      True Longhorns!!!  Hook 'Em!

        Itty Bitty twister Heart. Hung it up to the 5" square Twister heart:)
      My cat panel lap throw. Have had these in my stash at least 3 years:)
                                          Bright and bold colors!!!

              My Black and white Twister quilt:) Love the border!!!

                                              My 30's …

Feb 2, 2013

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Wow it's Feb!?! Ok where is January??? Yes I was busy but still......

I am off next week to Quitman Texas to a quilting retreat at Stitchin Heaven's Bunkhouse. There are 11 of us going and I have 6 projects packed to work on:) Hope to get a few done anyway!!!!! This is a first for me so I am really excited!!!!

Here is what I have been working on this past week....

Oh by the way Dazi is loving the new frame!!!!


This is Theresa's quilt her mother made out of all her jumpers. Theresa is a recently retired teacher and she had all these jumpers her mother had made so instead of donating them she has a quilt with all the memories:)
She let me play:)
This is Maleah's Baby Seuss blanket with a minkee type of backing:)
I just loop meander all over it:) Too sweet!!!
This is also Maleah's. It used a charm pack. How clever!
She always lets me play:)
Looks kinda like a garden.
This is Gayle's Storm at Sea made for a friend at the coast. She told me to Lou it:) haha!!! Is th…