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  1. San Luis Obispo, CA

    by , 04-29-2012 at 06:21 AM
    I don't usually write about being out of town ... but

    I called a quilt shop to find out what their weekend hours were because I had talked my husband into doing a mini quilt shop hop on our way north. Imagine my delight when she asked if I knew about the quilt show in San Luis Obispo the coming weekend!

    To make a long story short, I convinced my husband to backtrack about 50 miles and hang out in our camper while I did the quilt show - it was FANTASTIC! The quilts were ...
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  2. On a Happier Note!

    by , 04-28-2012 at 02:36 AM
    Today, I checked my financial aid status for next school year, and I discovered that I was awarded a $4000 scholarship, my first scholarship in my college career. I am ecstatic! I exited my room and danced around the lounge singing:

    "Oh mommy, oh daddy, I am a big ol' baddy! Oh mommy, oh daddy, I am a big ol' baddy!"

    Yes, I was stared at, but that is alright. Once I was done, I disappeared back into my dorm room.

    This all means that my study abroad
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  3. On a Happier Note!

    by , 04-28-2012 at 02:36 AM
    Today, I checked my financial aid status for next school year, and I discovered that I was awarded a $4000 scholarship, my first scholarship in my college career. I am ecstatic! I exited my room and danced around the lounge singing:

    "Oh mommy, oh daddy, I am a big ol' baddy! Oh mommy, oh daddy, I am a big ol' baddy!"

    Yes, I was stared at, but that is alright. Once I was done, I disappeared back into my dorm room.

    This all means that my study abroad
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  4. Update on Little Matthew

    by , 04-28-2012 at 02:27 AM
    Matthew was officially diagnosed with Desmoplastic Small Round Blue Cell Cancer on Wednesday(4/25).

    This is a quote from his father, which I have permission to share:

    "Well we have our answer. It's Desmoplastic small round blue cell tumor. It is an extremely rare (the oncologist says its the type of tumor that should be written about). It is an aggressive form of cancer that usually starts in the abdomen. The fact that he got it in his head and apparently as of now
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  5. Ties that Bind Us ..

    by , 04-27-2012 at 07:54 PM (ANNIE's AUNTIES~~~AKA...KayKay's Marestare)
    Quote Originally Posted by KyKaren1949 View Post
    I love her Cobbled Court series. The main character starts out by separating from her husband, taking off driving and coming to a town with a Cobbled lane that she follows. In the center of the lane is Cobbled Court and an empty building that would be perfect for a quilt shop. The series are all based on different customers and/or employees of the Cobbled Court Quilt Shop. I love Marie's character development. She does a great job!
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  6. Ties that Bind Us ..

    by , 04-27-2012 at 07:54 PM (ANNIE's AUNTIES~~~AKA...KayKay's Marestare)
    Quote Originally Posted by Valerie Scherr View Post
    New novel out by Marie Bostwick ...just ordered mine from amazon its the continueing series of her quilting stories
    Excellent reading and books are an excellent price.
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  7. A6, A7, B6 & 2 triangles!

    by , 04-27-2012 at 03:33 PM
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  8. Dear Jane - OK, OK I got bitten by the bug!

    by , 04-27-2012 at 03:14 PM
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    Such fun, but so glad my machine has a straight stitch plate and 1/4" straight stitch pressure foot and my beloved IDT! And STARCH.

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    Hmmm, applique' needs work!

    Updated 05-02-2012 at 12:21 AM by PatriceJ

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  9. Dear Jane - more! How fun!

    by , 04-27-2012 at 03:11 PM
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    My love of "samplers" is very satisfied with this one and I expect will be for years!

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  10. Been quilting long enough to know how....but don't.

    by , 04-27-2012 at 10:35 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by virtualbernie View Post
    And when all else fails, I clip near the unruly seam and within a hair's breath of the seam, leave the unruly seam where it is and press the rest of the seam to where it should be!
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