Autumn Jubilee is Coming!

For the sixth year, I'll be hosting Autumn Jubilee the month of October. I've been working on getting some great giveaway prizes, designing projects and cooking up a new recipe. I have put all the rules and tips for entering the contests on a Rules and Notices page. See that page to be sure you …

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Sunday Chat and State Fair Fun!!

This week the mornings turned cooler, putting me in the mood for the fall season. Add to that the fair starting up, and I am happy as a clam. This past week, I worked my shift at the quilt competition take-in table for those entering the competition to drop off their entries. I entered a …

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September in the Garden

Tomatoes! The garden continues to be the most prolific I've ever had. I am amazed at how well the new location is for them, lots of sun means lots of tomatoes. Clusters of cherry size tomatoes are all over these vines. The Cherokee Purple vine has three fat ones in the process of getting ripe. …

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Working on Safelight Quilts

Last week, I did some blocks for the Safelight quilts project that my guild's local area is coordinating. I used a couple of pretty prints, so I could do blocks with florals and whites. Making a lot of half square triangles at once means allows the prints to be mixed between blocks. I wanted to …

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It’s Apple Festival Time

It has cooled off for a few days, with gloriously crisp mornings putting me in the mood for Autumn days ahead. The Apple Festival is this weekend, with most of the festival restored after last year's cancellations. Time for an apple recipe, a look at some of the festival fun and an apple tablescape or …

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Sunday Chat

It is Apple Festival weekend, the start of the fall season for me. Although all is still green outside, my heart is ready for colorful leaves, pumpkins, football games, wearing sweaters on cool days, and warm comfort food. This week I was delighted with the cool mornings, and amazingly was able to capture a visiting …

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Just Roll With It Embroidery

The last time we had this embroidery on a Sunday chat, I was in the middle of the stitching. For some reason, I had a hard time getting going on it. I think the decisions on colors stymied me for a bit. Once the decisions were made, it went a bit faster. Having a few …

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Just a Couple of Things

First, if you have ordered a pattern from me, and you haven't seen a paypal invoice or an email from me, please check your spam folder. I have two pattern orders where the persons ordering haven't responded, and I think their email systems aren't showing them my emails. One lady has sent me three orders …

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