Category Archives: Friends

Angel Wings in Seventeen

It has been a great past few days, a lot is going on around here! In a way, nothing unusual but I guess what has been happening is not the norm! Thursday was my day for being a quilt angel … Continue reading

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I Seem to Have a Pattern

A project I’ve had my eye on doing is from a book called “The Blue and the Gray” written by Mary Etherington & Connie Tesene. I really like several of the little quilts in this book, but I love the … Continue reading

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Antiquing and Sewing

Antiquing and sewing, I think that is the perfect combination! I got to go to Warrenton antiquing a few weeks ago with Mary. Oh my, we had a great time, but it was crazy hot! I thought I would show … Continue reading

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Weekend Happy Dance

I stuck around Sunday and finally got section one done, two more to go! I wanted to share our Quiltworx weekend with our certified teacher, Denise Green of HollyDee Quilts in Luling, Texas. We had a smaller group this year, … Continue reading

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Maybe Back to a Routine

How are things in your corner of the world? Hurricane Harvey has certainly left its mark in so many different areas of Houston. I know some of you didn’t fair so well with Hurricane Harvey and then some of you … Continue reading

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The Best Rain Day

I’ve been working towards getting all the notions placed, but it is harder than I thought I would be. Trying to organize it and make it look pretty is a little bit of a challenge, but I keep chipping at … Continue reading

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Finally a Finish

Tuesday afternoon I met my friend Mary over at the retreat house for lunch and while we were there the inspectors came to do the final walk through. We got approved and I have to say I was very excited … Continue reading

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Quilt Share

I have a couple of quilts that I wanted to share that I got quilted in March and just have not had a chance to share them! The first one is a pattern by Red Crinoline Quilts, called Oak Alley. … Continue reading

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Remember Me?

Well it has been a while since I last blogged and I lot has happened in 3 weeks! Sorry for the long post, I have a lot to catch up on. David and I went with another couple, Mike and … Continue reading

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Building Updates

Progress is slow, but steady. I had hoped it would be finished by the end of March but not so much. John got the bead board installed in the half bath and I decided what color I wanted on the … Continue reading

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March Winds

I catch myself coming and going, I guess going more than I care to admit, but I stay pretty busy. I hope you are enjoying your spring! I did get to shop in the fields during Warrenton Antique days, I … Continue reading

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Rodeo Round Up 2017

Spring is really in full bloom around here, which is great but that also means humid weather. That isn’t so great but it could be worse. One thing about it being humid or if it rains – it is always … Continue reading

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Little Strides

Isn’t it just the luck when things are going well you have to stop because you don’t have time to finish what you’re working on? Over the weekend while I was at the retreat house, I was plugging away working … Continue reading

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Quilts Around Us

I thought I would share some of the precious quilts that I saw at Houston Hospice a few weeks ago when I went to see Sandy before she passed. Houston Hospice is located on Holcombe Street on the edge of … Continue reading

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Just One More

How many times do you say that? Whether it pertains to one more bite of food, one more cup of coffee, one more lap around the track, one more mile or even it is about one more yard of fabric, … Continue reading

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Where to Start

How was your Valentine’s Day? Did you get candy or get to go out for dinner? I decided to cook dinner instead of us going out. I fixed a pasta shrimp dish that was I got ideas from while shopping … Continue reading

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Rainy Vacation

The song says, “It never rains in California”, except when I’m there. Ha! We arrived on Wednesday, arrived in San Diego and it sprinkled after we got to Palm Springs. On the way we stopped off in the town of … Continue reading

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Construction Zone

How was your lucky Friday? I always like to think that 13 is a lucky number, but I must admit I didn’t leave the house until late. However, It has been a rough week, Sunday our guild and quilting community … Continue reading

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Lists

Are you a list maker? Some how 2016 ended and I forgot to get my 2017 planner refill! I’m not sure how that happened but it did and I felt a little “naked” not having my “list Bible” with me. … Continue reading

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Coming Together

United we stand, Divided we fall, if our backs should ever be against the wall, we’ll be together, together you and I. I love the words to that song and I love the idea of unity. I really do feel … Continue reading

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Class Finish

I got to take a class at Houston Festival taught by Kimberly Einmo called Lone Starburst. It used a 40-strip jelly roll and I decided to use something a little different from my normal fabric choices. I chose Moda Grunge … Continue reading

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Thankful

I know it has been a good while since I’ve written so instead of doing a long blog post; I will just do a little story. I hope you all had a great thanksgiving last week and got lots of … Continue reading

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Got Thread?

Today is Super Tuesday! I’m excited to say that I voted early and am so glad I did. I have NOT had the television on any during the day and I think I will watch “on demand” all evening. I … Continue reading

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Quilt Angel 2016

After getting home and before going downtown to hang quilts I had the opportunity to work on some of Primitive Gatherings, Magic of Christmas blocks. I was able to catch up on 10, 11, 12 and 13! Wahoo! I sure … Continue reading

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Golf to Hurricane Matthew

David and some of his golf buddies planned a weekend getaway but there were only 3 guys to attend so they ended up asking the wives if we wanted to join up. We originally had 3 couples that were going … Continue reading

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Over the Top

Well I’m over the top excited to report that I have a few new finishes! Wahoo! There’s nothing like the feeling of satisfaction of being able to finish some of my projects. I’ve been working on my quilt bindings and … Continue reading

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Family and Friends

Friday, October 7th, Kynlee turned 3 and the big celebration was Saturday. It was fun watching the kids play and seeing the grand-kiddoes grow up. She had a great party and enjoyed getting a bunch of clothes to play “dress-up”. … Continue reading

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Temps Dropping a Little

It is great to feel that the temps are dropping a little, but I’m ready for them to drop a little more! I barely got unpacked and off I went again. Thursday and Friday I decided to go antique shopping … Continue reading

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As the Spool Turns

I love play on words and if you know me, you know that I do love the sound of the sewing machine – well really I love the end results. Last Tuesday, the 20th I flew to Florida for a … Continue reading

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Roller Coaster

Well it has been a roller coaster around here. Right after the reunion it was time to gear up for the Quiltworx Wedding Ring retreat with Denise Green. She has been a long time quilter of mine and recently moved … Continue reading

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Knee Deep

I got a finish on my “Dipped in Chocolate” last week and I was very pleased how it turned out. I was a little worried how all the little sashing was going to line up, but it co-operated pretty well. … Continue reading

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