1. quilt retreat in late Sept.

    by , 07-08-2015 at 10:27 AM
    Well sent off check to pay for a quilt retreat in late Sept. Here in Ky. Runaway quilters was so much fun and such nice ladies from all over. I am taking two of my 221s, the blue one and the hot pink one, both with matching thread as the quilt I will be making is blues and hot pink😆 I know, I know, I thought I was sick, but turns out its just a quirk Lol, I just like things to match. I am going to do a practice quilt before I start on the other two at the retreat. So I got out some ...
  2. I am so sick

    by , 06-27-2015 at 08:46 AM
    I think I am so sick, last year at the quilt show I got a darling hot pink 221 , well today I ordered hot pink rottery cutter, matt, seam ripper and scissors! I have Ott lamp to match and pink pin cushion and pink pins, yes I think I'm sick lol
  3. log cabins

    by , 05-22-2014 at 10:46 AM
    I think I am getting back to my first love in quilts, log cabins, need to add some more, LOL


    Have 3 wall log cabins to add soon as I finish hand quilting the 3ed one
  4. raffle quilt

    by , 05-22-2014 at 08:06 AM
    I am so happy, the quilt I made for the 4H raffle brought in the $1000. we hoped to raise to buy sewing machines for the gals in 4H classes. a lady from Ha. won, so now one of my quilts will go way way west.

    I am still up in the clouds from the quilt show, I just love my new little raspberry 221 FW, looks so cute with the green on one side and the blue on the other side, the 2 black ones are on the outer tables.

    One of the things I learned at the show was how to load ...
  5. Paducah quilt show

    by , 04-29-2014 at 07:52 PM
    Well this years quilt show was really great, met lots of lovely people and saw so many beautiful quilts, so many fun goodies to buy and yes I did my share. I added a lovely raspberry colored FW to my studio. to go with the green and the blue and 2 black FW's thats IT, no more. with my 4 Pfaff 7570's and Pfaff serger and the Nolting, I think I am all set for machines. I have gotten rid of and given away most of the other machines I had. Now will just get on with making the quilts and dyeing and ...
  6. quilter at heart

    by , 10-03-2013 at 06:19 PM
    Today was a busy day for me, I had a my column to write for our paper, "The quilter's corner", and then I had several numbers I had to call about our first guild meeting, and our quilting bee. So my weeks are getting shorter, class on Sat and Tue, for 4H, quilting bee on Wed.s and two guild meeting each month. Have a group page set up for our guild which I will also have to keep up, so will be busy and having lots of quilty fun over the next months' What with finishing the quilt i started ...
  7. quilter at heart, ranaway

    by , 09-27-2013 at 08:45 AM
    Well I am home again from the Runaway quilter's retreat here in KY. Oh my what fun that was. met so many lovely ladies, and learned new things, gained weight, made several blocks, used my FW 221 and it worked great, will be using it a lot more now. Learned I so over packed, LOL learned what I do not need to take next time.
    Am still putting things away, and trying to clean up my studio, have to get it ready for my class Sat.
    The classes offered at the retreat were great, and I think ...
  8. quilter at heart

    by , 08-20-2013 at 12:29 PM
    the cottage is done, I have water, elec, lights, air, heat, outlets for iron, hair dryer, washer, spin dryer, music on CD player, fan, every thing I could want or need. I find now I spend some time in the cottage every day, either dyeing or painting fabric. Sat. the twins and I spent time painting their fabric for there dragon quilts. Sun. I did some fabric for mine. Mon. I heat set fabric, today I went out first thing, heat set my deep purple fabric for my dragon, will do the sliver fabric this ...
  9. quilter at heart

    by , 08-13-2013 at 07:47 AM
    Well I think I told ya in one of last posts that I found a great deal on a white signer FW, I bought it, but the seller sent me a E and asked for more money than the buy it now price posted, after I had paid for it!! Well what a rip off, no way, so money was returned. I think, LOL any way I found another white FW at great price so I got it, just waiting for it to come home. now I have a nice even number, and the best part of these little beauties is if I ever want to move again, they are nice and ...
  10. dyeing for 2 days

    by , 08-09-2013 at 07:40 PM
    well finally got to do some dyeing, did a blue gradation and then on day 2 did a purple gradation, my little cottage is so cozy, so nice to have my special space to work in to do my dyeing and fabric painting. Want to dye up enough fabrics for a log cabin quilt, so will be doing many colors over the next few weeks. Yes weeks, that even 9 years ago would have taken just a very few days. Even with the washer and spin dryer it is so hard on my hands, ah old age LOL but still so much fun, I do love ...
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