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April 29, 2018
Custom Order, Small Items and a Treasure Box from Grandma's Red Needle

It's Sunday again and time for an update on what I've been up to lately. 

In my previous post I mention I had a custom order to do.


The customer wanted the name 'Lisa' added to it and more hair on the nurse. 
The hair was not a problem, just some FMQ. I don't have an embroidery machine so had to hand embroider 'Lisa'. It's a long time since I've done this kind of embroidery, some ripping, but I think it turned out OK. 

I made a couple of mug rugs from a panel last ...

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February 25, 2018
Custom order done and more thunderstorms from Grandma's Red Needle

Where did this week go?? Someone must have stolen it, as one said....
We got more rain with thunderstorms the past days, which caused severe flooding in an area not far from where we live. The best way to keep dry is to stay inside and keep busy sewing! :) 

The red and white lap quilt (custom order) is done! 


...and the back...


Red and white are also colors I haven't paid much attention to. I have made several items in for this customer and how can I NOT fall in love with red and white?! Striking color combination that ...

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February 19, 2018
It's Sunday.... from Grandma's Red Needle

... and time for a new blog post! 

What have you been up to this week? Have you finished any items or perhaps some UFO's? 
I've been working on several items and actually have a few finishes. 

Did you know 'Pantone Color of the Year 2018' is Ultra Violet?
Before I started quilting, there were colors I didn't like at all and one of them were purple in all shades from light to dark. Gradually I began to like purple and I have made a few items in different shades of purple.
I had a beautiful fabric depicting ...

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