Finishing the Mother Goose Quilt

When we left off last week, I had loaded the Mother Goose quilt on the longarm. I left it for a day while I worked on assembly of my quilted jacket. One of the things I like about having projects in progress is I can work on one for a while, then move to another …

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Making Progress on the Mother Goose Quilt

Our small area meeting last week was a sew-in, and I got quite a bit done on my Mother Goose quilt. You may recall that I did a lot of cutting prior to the meeting so I could sew non-stop during the meeting. We had a wonderful program at the meeting, then set up our …

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Autumn Elegance Publishes!

I'm a cover girl!! Last fall, my pattern design was accepted by Quilts and More magazine for this year. The magazine officially publishes tomorrow, August 5th, and you can find it in grocery stores, bookstores with magazine racks, and some quilt shops. Beginnings Quilt Shop will have it locally as well. Art Gallery Fabrics generously …

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Sunday Chat – Car Club and a bit of Sewing

This week we had a big event to do with our MINI club. MINI Take the States is a nine day driving event where participants drive across multiple states, stopping each evening along the way for fun activities hosted by local cubs. This year the route took them from Burlington, Vermont down to Greenville, South …

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In the Sewing Room and the Garden

I had all good intentions of getting some sewing done this past weekend, but you know what happens sometimes to best laid plans. Friday was spent entirely on Shop Hop, visiting four stores over 90 miles apart, plus lunch with a group from our guild. The promised rainy day on Saturday canceled a car club …

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West Virginia Quilt Exhibition

Our travels last week took us to three states and we had a such a great time doing some fun things. I'm going to start with our last stop, the Annual Quilt and Wall Hanging Exhibition in the Great Hall of the Cultural Center in the State Capitol complex in Charleston, West Virginia. This juried …

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Fun with Friends, and an Update

This past week was a busy one, with four meetings, a field trip to Black Mountain, a couple of pickleball games, and a sew day with friends here. It was lovely to have a private retreat, with chatting and sewing most of the day, celebrating friendship with a dear friend who is moving away this …

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