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What’s Old Is New Again

Hello, if you are still out there! I know it has been a long time since blogged but things have been crazy, I guess more so than my usual trying to get the store ready and do samples, etc. I’ve … 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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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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Have Thread Will Travel

I want to say that I love a portable project, especially when there’s a great possibility of sitting and a slow day of not being able to do anything. Friday I had a day shift and that normally equates to … Continue reading

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Catching Up

There’s been a lot going on, and just when I think things are going to slow down a tad, I think things have sped up! Have you been staying on task getting your projects to where you want them? I … 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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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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Flop or Finish

Last night was the Baytown guild meeting so I thought I would do binding while I was at the meeting. I wanted to finish my Red Heritage Star quilt, pattern by Red Crinoline Quilts. I got my binding, sleeve and … 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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Shaking off the Dust

How has it been going with you? Did you get to work on a project over the weekend? Back in May I asked our Woodbine Bee ladies if they would be interested in attending a retreat in LaPorte and they … Continue reading

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Going for Gold

Are you getting to watch any of the Olympics? I have missed the past few days, but what I have seen is really unbelievable. The training that they have to go through and the diet alone would absolutely do me … Continue reading

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Sew Devine

Friday I decided to stay captive in my home and it was wonderful. I do miss going over to the retreat house, but I does keep me from being “on task”. I stayed home and worked on my 3rd inner … Continue reading

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Spring Fling Twenty Sixteen

We have our little dove back again this year! This makes year #3. Ms. Dove sure does know how to mess up my plant, I don’t know if I should water it or not. Does anyone know if watering will … Continue reading

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Go With the Flow

Our trip to Mazatlan was wonderful, but I can’t say that for the airline that we chose to use. We do plan to return there next year, but hopefully we will have a better flight plan going and coming. I’ve … Continue reading

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Beginning Quilting

It has been suggested that I offer a beginning quilting class along with a retreat, so here is your opportunity to learn or play if the timing works for you. It will be a retreat beginning on Thursday, January 28 … Continue reading

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Angel Siting 2015

Wednesday was my day for “angel” duty! As usual, I had a great time, but by the end of the day I was beat. I don’t know what it is about that place; I think it has to be the … Continue reading

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Pieces of Life

I admit, I think I have a great life – well most of the time. I don’t always get everything I want, nor do I always get my way, but I can’t complain too much. Saturday we celebrated my youngest … Continue reading

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A Bit of Fall

Monday I started on a small project. I have the Primitive Gatherings pattern called Winter-ific. It is a small table topper that finishes at 19×19 and is a pieced and a wool applique project. It is so cute. I got … Continue reading

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September Finishes

Last week I was busy getting ready to ride back to Camp Blanding in Starke, Florida. I love these retreats and they are so worth the time and effort it takes to get there. Gloria, Vicky and Heather of Olde … Continue reading

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Apples of Gold

Saturday heaven gained a longtime family friend, we called her Barbrie. She became friends with my mom and dad before they were even married, my mom lived with her sister, Louise and we were neighbors to Aunt Lucy and Uncle … Continue reading

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Sleeping Beauty and More

First I wanted to show you the other arrangement that my cousin, Suzanne made for the retreat house. I have it hanging in the kitchen and I just love it! Thank you, Suzanne! We had a very successful paper piecing … Continue reading

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I’m Blogging Behind!

Lots have been going on around here, how about you? I got back from Florida on Tuesday night of last week and we had a great time. I got a lot of sewing done and it felt good to get … Continue reading

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Almost Take-off Time

It has been a wild past few days, but I’m learning that it is my new normal – my every day juggle, but I’m not complaining. Things don’t always go as planned, but I’m still getting to live the “good … Continue reading

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Rotary Cutter on Fire

A lot of things have been in the works around here, I’ve been cutting up fabric to make a couple of projects. First I needed to cut fabrics for a swap where we make “Yes We Can, America”. It is … Continue reading

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One Step Closer

How was your weekend? It was sure hot here and a great weekend to stay inside and sew! I know, they all are! Tee Hee! Thursday morning, I met Carol D from Sugarland at the retreat house. Their group stayed … Continue reading

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Stitch Me Happy!

Monday I got to be in my “happy place” (aka sewing room) all day. It felt so good! I even got some much needed sewing time in. Have you ever heard the phrase “I sew so I don’t kill people”? … Continue reading

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All Cooked Out!

It has been a great week! Monday morning I drove to Wimberley Quilt Ranch and unloaded, it seemed like I was moving in with all the sewing stuff and the cooking supplies. Luckily the weather was pretty good and it … Continue reading

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Stuff!

Hello, I haven’t forgotten about you, I hope you are staying cool and getting a lot done or at least enjoying what you are doing! Wednesday of last week, one class moved out and the other class moved it. Jan … Continue reading

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