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February 14, 2020
Valentines and miscellany........... from Exuberant Color

 My grandma used to collect postcards and when she decided she was done with that she gave them to me, a little girl living on a farm in the middle of nowhere.  This one was in the box.








It was sent to my great-uncle Oliver, a bachelor who lived with his mother, my great-grandmother in Bristol IL.  This one is postmarked 1928 and is from Iowa from 2 of Oliver's brothers.  Somebody pulled the stamp off of this at some point.
In my own mailbox I got the Valentine on the left this year and the one on the ...

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February 8, 2020
Visiting 5 years ago.............. from Exuberant Color



I finished basting the zipper quilt and chose thread for the bobbin, ran errands, and really didn't have anything picture worthy for my blog today so I decided to look back 5 years and see what my recap for February 2015 was.  I had 3 quilt finishes and I have gifted all three of these quilts, 2 to friends and one to a great-nephew.


I also made 2 quilt tops.
I started out the one on the left as a Trip Around the World but ended up making it more like a bargello.  It is all Kaffe fabrics.  I ...

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