Friday, November 14, 2014

The Aftermath…

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The aftermath of doing a trunk show!

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I’m trying to get Yogi to help put all the quilts away… it’s not working!!

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Friday, November 7, 2014

November “Schnibble” Done!

I Really love the pattern chosen for this month’s “Schnibble”.

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It’s not really a Schnibble by dear Carrie, but is actually a mini-quilt design from Fig Tree that uses one charm pack and a bit of yardage!

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I used a charm pack of Sweet Tweet by Benartex.  I also mixed up the leaves a bit and made one stem going in one direction and the other in the opposite direction, as I plan to use it as a table runner.

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The pattern called for a light fabric for the outer border but I chose to use some leftover charm pack pieces for my border! 

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I also quilted some associated words in the narrow red inner border… dirt, seeds, water, sprouts, rain, fresh air, insects, sunshine, etc…

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I love the cute cheater mini-hexie print I used for the backing and will probably use it reversed sometimes,

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so I just signed a solid blue place near the middle on the back that would be covered with a centerpiece, rather than use a label in a corner.

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I’m putting it away for now and will use it this spring!!

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Soooo, Yogi is dyin’ to know what you are up to these days?

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Sunday, November 2, 2014

Houston, We Have a Problem…

Not enough time, energy or money!!

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My bee friends and I just got back from the Houston Quilt Festival!!  HOLY COW!!

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Amazing, overwhelming, innovative, inspirational energizing…just a few words that come to mind there!!

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We were so thrilled to have seen the amazing red and white Ruby Jubilee quilt collection so dramatically hung!!

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Over and over we remarked that there is something for everyone- so many different fabric and designs for all tastes!!

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We had such a fun time!!  It is exhilarating to be surrounded by others who love and understand your “bliss”!!

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Now that we are back home- TIME TO SEW!

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