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March 30,2013

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Happy Easter to you:) I know it's not till tomorrow but wanted to get a jump :) on it. Not a fan of it coming in March but then I have no control over that.

This has been an off week for me:( I really have not been in the mood to do much mostly read or hand work and watch TV. Guess I am in a slump of sorts:( Maybe if the sun would shine a bitmore?????

I did get one customer quilt done and a bit of sewing for me but mostly errands, sewing with friends and reading. I finished Killing Kennedy written by Bill O'Reilly, facinating book! His Killing Lincoln was also good:)

Ok a few pictures and then back to reading:) I am on book 10 of James Patterson's Women's club series...all are good!

This is Dot's first hand applique project:) She did an awesome job! Dot also let me quilt a different background fill besides stipple. I mean you do love your stippling:) It was a gerat change for me:)


She did say she liked the back better than the front too:)

Ok so I found these really…

March 22, 2013

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Hi Everybody:)

I know I am early this week but it has been an amazing week:)

First the little bit of quilting I got done:

This is Jill's Modern Star quilt for her Grandson:) She wanted a jagged style of quilting like the Batman comics... remember BAM! Zowie!
Really turned out kinda cool:)


This is the back......

Ok got my cat quilt all done:)




Oh and lookie lookie at who lives in my studio now:) yea!!!!!!! A cousin of a customer/friend was looking to sell her:) I have been wanting one but wasn't really looking when this deal fell in my lap:) She is a Brother PR620 and has 6 needles. SO cool!!!! Haven't named her yet so suggestions are welcome... just saying:) This is the first thing she stitched:) Don't like the colors I picked but Joan did and it disappeared that afternoon:)

Here she is on her Horn stand that came with her:) The metal pieces on the shelf is a hat hoop.
Stitched this out today and yesterday. It is Up Up and Away. You stitch out each section and then stit…

March 17, 2013

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Happy St Patricks Day!!!
Hope everybody wore green and are lucky today:)

It is a beautiful 81 degrees as I write this:) The windows are open and the ceiling fans are on! If you live where it is cold I am SO sorry!!!

I have been busy again:) I know as always! Not only did I quilt this week I also cleaned out my fabric cabinets. Funny how our tastes change from year to year. So I purged a bit esp with the Christmas and Snowman fabrics. Man did I have a ton of those! Went from 2 high piles to 1 high pile:) I am SO proud!!!!

Ok now on with the show:)


                       First up is Elaine's Christmas scrappy quilt. I had fun stitching red poinsetta's into the open space:)

                                            Even the back looks good:)

This is Pat's Baby gift....there are no double squares:)

This is Doris's Jenny Haskins quilt. Beautiful!!!!! Hubby is standing behind it. Oh he says lets pin it on the design wall....so we did:)

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March 10, 2013

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The Dallas Show was really good! There were about 400 quilts and some were just stunning!!!!! There was a lot of applique and Judi Neimayer. Oh and about 200 vendors. Didn't have time for them all so may plan to stay an extra day next time:)

My friend Pat and I went up on Thurs and ran some errands and then went to 2 quilt stores in McKinney with Judy our wonderful hostess:) The quilt stores were the Quilt Asylum which had tons and I mean tons of brights and precuts. And then there was Happiness is ......Quilting on the square. Just a lovely quaint shop:) We had dinner at Spoons on the square....GREAT food! So if you are in the area these are a few places to check out. Next time we are planning on eating at Square Burger:)

Did get a few quilts done:)

Ok first up is Leigh's Texas Flag. She does such an awesome job on her quilts!!!!


These are Judy's Project Linus Quilts.


These are things I have been working on. There are 2 fabric bunnies in the picture but I have made more a…

March 3, 2013

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Ok where did March come from????? The next thing you know it will be April? What the heck!
It has been a busy week... almost a blur:) haha!!!
First and most important hubby is back home and FIL is doing well. He is in a rehab facility and getting stronger everyday:) yea! Now after his strength is back he will start a series of cancer treatments. Pills are all I have heard about so far:) Thank God for that! MIL is doing well and SIL is still there with them:)
Ok now for the quilting....
First is a Project Linus quilt I made from a Thangles BOM from Quiltin Country. Love the colors!!! There is another to be quilted. I used swirls.


 This is Elaines Baby quilt. Lots of circles and of course Swirl quilting:)

This is Christines Pirate quilt for her son. I used swirls again


This is also Christine's. Just straight lines and figure 8's.


I have an order to embroider 48 bibs for the Childrens Tree House Daycare.It appears bibs have been going home with the children:( Hope this helps!

 H…