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November 19, 2019
North Bayou Des Glaises ~~ finished! from Fleur de Lis Quilts and Accessories

I finally have a finish that I can show you. This is a small hand quilted art piece that I started weeks ago. I should have finished last week, as planned, but bipolar depression can get in the way of lots of should haves. Anyway, it's finished now and I love it.

It is Bayou Des Glaises at Bordino Crossing. Bordino Crossing is the bridge that is closest to my late grandmother's old home place. She died in 1991 and I still think of her and miss her. I'd worked on another piece with a part of ...

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November 12, 2019
Ouch! and the Arts Festival from Fleur de Lis Quilts and Accessories

A front porch with the funniest table and chairs.
Did I tell you about the foot accident? Ah yes, I did here.  In a nutshell: Milly accidentally pushed a hitch out of the truck. Onto my foot. Right on the bone that goes to the big toe. A metatarsal, I'm told. I find out, for sure, whether it's broken on Wednesday.

Today  I'll see a doctor to find out why this shoulder hurts so much. The last time I saw him, he gave me a shot right in the joint. Ouch! It has not helped. I'd ...

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September 17, 2018
Swamp Maple from Splendiferous

Swamp Maple, artistic interpretation of Swamp Red Maple, acer rubrum var. drummondi
42.5" square (30" square on point)
Cotton fabrics, silk and bamboo roving, textile medium.
Machine quilted, hand embellished and embroidered.
Leaves are individually cast from actual leaves
For step-by-step progress photos, see this previous post.

Recently shown at Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza 2018, along with
Passion For Color
48 x 66"
Hand dyed cotton sateen & black Kona cotton
Machine pieced and quilted

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