Friday, July 3, 2015

Happy July 4th!!

When I put out my summer decor stuff this year, I realized I needed a summer table runner for the morning room!

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So, when I went looking through my drawers of kits and pre-cuts, I found this cute little kit from Connecting Threads.

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The pattern is from Fig Tree and Co. called Lollipops!

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I loved making this and it was quick and easy, too!!

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I had this patriotic fabric for the backing in my stash, too!!

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My summer decor is Americana, Raggedys, chickens and sunflowers!! 

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I’ve been super busy these last few days getting last minute things done in readiness for my total knee replacement surgery on Monday morning!! 

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Thank you all so much for your sweet comments and wishes for a great outcome!!  I will gladly take all the good wishes and prayers I can get!! 

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It will be a week or so before I get back here to let you know how it all went!  So, have a great July 4th, y’all!!

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Saturday, June 27, 2015

Monthly “Minis and More” Quilt Done!!

I was infinitely sad to hear some weeks back that the “A Schnibble a Month” group was being dissolved after how many years… 7?  8??

Let's Do It, Again!

Then a few weeks later, Sherri from the blog- A Quilt Life, announced we would start up again under a new name- “Minis and More”.

This month’s  project is a mini called “Summer Star Mini”, a new design by Sherri herself!

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It was made from 2 1/2” mini charm squares from Moda’s “Beach House” collection.

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The whole quilt is made from squares and half-square triangles.  Easy peasy!!

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I have it in my morning room!  I love it!!

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This is my last week before my knee replacement surgery on July 6th…

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so I’m busy getting last minute stuff done!!

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I’m not scared or nervous, but really excited for the surgery that will allow me eventually to walk without pain!!  Quality of life!

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Yogi wants to know what you are up to these long hot “dog days” of summer?

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Sunday, June 21, 2015

Happy Father’s Day!!

Daddy Bond

Happy Father’s Day to my dear Daddy in Orlando!!

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Happy Father’s Day to my dear husband, Al!!

Two of the most wonderful men and dedicated fathers I know!!  Have a great day!!

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