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September 1, 2020
achy breaky head . . . from Count it *all* JOY!

So.  This was the first morning in sixteen days (sixteen looooong days) that I've woken up without a nagging headache. Bliss! I was so relieved that I didn't even mind going in to work!  LOL! Happy September!!

It's been a long time since I've had a headache that persistent. No one (by that I mean no doctor), has every been able to figure out why I get them, and short of prescribing something that knocks me flat out, no one (see above note) has ever been able to treat them successfully. So yeah, I was really ...

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April 10, 2020
Spirit Song Flimsy Finished + Streaks Motivation App Review: Harnessing Technology to Reach the Flow Zone Through Quiltmaking from Cheeky Cognoscenti

Look what I finished yesterday!  My Spirit Song flimsy is finished!  (For those non-quilters or new quilters reading this, a "flimsy" is another name for a quilt top -- the pieced or appliqued top layer of a quilt, prior to being sandwiched with fluffy batting and a backing fabric that are all held together by quilting stitches that go through all three layers of the quilt).

My Spirit Song Quilt Top, 59 x 75, Ready for Quilting
My borders are nice and straight, too, not crooked as the appear in the photo above.  I slapped the finished quilt top on my ...

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November 6, 2017
"Apple in a Thicket" - Mounted Art Quilt from Linda's Art Quilts

Just turned this up in one of my "unfinished objects" trunks.  It is a 12”square art quilt with hand painted apple surrounded by heat altered Tyvek snippets in my stash of to-do works. The apple was finished with a layer of very high gloss acrylic medium. The dimensionality the gloss provides is not apparent in the photo.  At first I thought that I would finish it with a hanging sleeve and label; however, I changed my mind and am going to mount it on a stretched canvas.
Always remember, never fear to experiment.  
Sometimes wonderful things happen.
© Linda Friedman ...

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