Fun at the Garden of Quilts Show

Our committee took a year to plan this show, and the careful attention to every detail showed. From golf cart shuttles from the parking lots, to superb food at a reasonable price in the back kitchen, you could spend the whole day here and enjoy the quilts, the boutique, the vendors and the bookstore. There …

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Vintage Quilt Remake

Most of the repair requests I've received recently have been referred to my list of quilters who are willing to do repairs. But, when I got this request, I decided to do it as it was a different kind of repair than the usual with some unique challenges. First, the lace insertion was almost destroyed …

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A Bit of Sewing, Stamping and Gardening

Small projects were the focus over the past couple of weeks as I haven't had any big blocks of time available to get into the basement sewing and crafting room. What time I have had was devoted to getting things ready for the quilt show, and that included deciding what I was willing to sell, …

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Playing with MINIs on the Dragon

We had some fun recently, for a needed and restful change, playing with our MINI friends. It was time again for MINIs on the Dragon, an annual event gathering MINI owners from all over the US and Canada. Although we are still in the window where My Sweet Babboo shouldn't drive or go for long …

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Alfredo Chicken Corn Chowder

Remember that half bottle of Alfredo sauce? I hope you saved it because it will get used up in today's recipe. We are going to make a one-pot chicken chowder. The definition of a chowder means a soup with milk or cream. We'll get the creaminess from the Alfredo sauce without adding more dairy. So, …

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