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March 19, 2019
birdsnest from Making A Lather

How did I spend national quilting day?  under the longarm.  It was fine, and then it wasn't. It was a customer quilt I really wanted to finish. Luckily, hubby was able to figure out I had thread and hair? around the bobbin shaft. He took the time to clean and oil better than I usually do, and we were up and running again. It may take awhile before I am not a bit upset with my machine again. I had changed bobbins, and needle, and rethreaded it 3 times and tried to quilt the same section 4 times. I ...

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June 18, 2018
And the Winner Is.... from Butterfly Threads

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  2. Sounds like a fun trip! I could always use scraps to add to my stash, and those little Ecco pouches are adorable for take-along hand work!! Thanks for the chance at some fun

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    April 24, 2018
    Home from Texas from Butterfly Threads

    I had such a nice time in Texas! The quilters of the Golden Triangle Quilt Guild of Beaumont were so delightful. I visited the week after their big quilt show so they were experiencing a bit of "quilt show hangover" as anyone who's put on a major quilt show knows how that feels! They were so kind and cheerful and fun to be around even though they were clearly exhausted.

    I got to meet the one and only Anne, the creator of the Strip Stick, which I had just been demoing at Tiny Stitches during the Shop Hop. I ...

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    March 19, 2018
    Hello Monday from Butterfly Threads

    Hi there! It's me again. Sorry for disappearing on you all last week I have some good excuses, so here goes...

    My kids were home from college for Spring Break! They didn't all have the same week off but it did overlap for one weekend and we went to Six Flags for the opening day. We had a wonderful time and rode roller coasters and laughed and ate way too much crappy food.

    We also went out to dinner a couple of times and took in some movies and generally just 'hung out' around the house. It ...

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    December 25, 2017
    The Quilts of Christmas Past from Sew........This Is My Blog

    I can't believe I haven't blogged in almost three weeks. Well, I guess I can, really.  This has been a crazy-busy December!  I have barely been in my sewing room at all. Since I don't have anything new to share I thought I'd show some of the Christmas quilts I made in the past.  

    This one is probably my favorite.  I made it in 2007 from blocks I received in a quilt guild row-robin.  Each person in the group made a row using the Christmas fabric I had provided.  When I got it back I didn ...

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