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October 26, 2021
let the festivities commence . . . from Count it *all* JOY!

It's BIRTHDAY weekend!!  Hip, hip!!  The fun started Thursday evening when I pulled up and there were two beautiful planters of my favorite fall flowers . . .
MUMS!  Aren't they pretty?  Todd knows me so well!

Friday we hit the lake around 11:30.  Even the fish must have known it was my birthday weekend! I actually pulled out my pole (Todd was catching them hand over fist, so to speak) and I did well. 
I caught about eight (to Todd's twenty, but who's counting?).  Mine were GOOD sized!
The heron even squawked out a birthday greeting.  ;)

Saturday ...

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August 14, 2021
Island Batik - Try a Tool Blog Hop from Sew Preeti Quilts

 Welcome to Day Two of Island Batik's August 2021 Blog Hop - Try a Tool.



My assignment was to use the Butterfly Blooms collection and the Corner Pop 3 Ruler to make a project.

Butterfly Blooms, designed by Kathy Engle, is shipping to stores in September 2021.  
Let's first feast our eyes on the lovely fabrics.


Inspiration Board

If you like these fabrics, you are about to be dazzled...by how bright they look in person.


On my cutting table

These colors remind me of the Crape Myrtle trees that are in full bloom these days.

On my morning ...

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March 18, 2020
More Doodling with Scallops and Lines from The Inbox jaunt

Good Afternoon, Quilters! Today we will continue to doodle with scallops and lines. Basic shapes can be combined to create a wide range of patterns. Just keep your pencil moving! See how many different shapes and patterns you can create with scallops, tapered scallops, circles and lines. (Tutorials and ideas below.) Scallops Tapered Scallops Circles…

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January 23, 2020
Life in the POND from Sew Fresh Quilts



This was a fast and fun finish!




Say hello to my little froggy!




I had the most fun choosing fabrics for this quilt. I love the way these dots all play off of each other.






Another fresh dusting of snow made for the perfect backdrop.







The backing was pieced using a yard of Sticks & Twine by Alison Glass for Andover Fabrics.

And I had an extra lily pad, so I decided to piece it into the backing.





I quilted using my usual wavy lines from edge to edge using my walking foot on my domestic.

And finished the binding by ...

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October 30, 2019
happy busy . . . from Count it *all* JOY!

This is going to be another photo-heavy post; I've had lots going on!  We can only carry over 40 hours of vacation time into the new year, and I realized here it was late in October, and I had over 80 hours--I needed to burn some time!  And since we get two weeks over the Christmas holiday, I don't need it for then.  So I took Monday and Tuesday and enjoyed another five day weekend.  Bliss!

I did so much I'm going to have to split it over a couple of posts.  Don't laugh. Sunday was ...

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