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MN state fair quilt-on-a-stick!

Old 08-26-2019, 07:31 AM
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Default MN state fair quilt-on-a-stick!

If you’ve ever been to the MN state fair, you know everything comes on a “stick”! This year’s theme for the little 8” x 9” quilts on a stick is “Have you ever seen a cow dance?” I couldn’t pass this up because I live on a farm and I am also a tap dance teacher. I decided to pay homage to one of my favorite musicals “Singin’ in the Rain” with Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds. I am just thrilled that my Stick won first place at the fair this year!! I glued little quarter inch washers to the back of Dairy Reynolds hooves so when you shake the stick, her little feet swing and tap dance in the puddle! I also used Angelina fibers for the lightpost lamp and the puddle to add a little sparkle. Lots of fun to make!

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Old 08-26-2019, 07:35 AM
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I love it! [especially being a previous resident and going to the state fair yearly]
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Just amazing in so many ways!!
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Whoo would have moo'ed? I find this so delightful and just plain fun! I can see why it won a first place!! Congratulations.
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Old 08-26-2019, 09:20 AM
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​Very cute, so what was your prize!
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Old 08-26-2019, 09:24 AM
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Very clever!
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Old 08-26-2019, 09:38 AM
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that is so cute. I remember that movie!
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This is absolutely precious! No wonders at all as to why you won first place. Well done!
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Love it---so cute. Congrats on winning 1st Place
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Old 08-26-2019, 10:03 AM
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Originally Posted by juliasb View Post
Whoo would have moo'ed? I find this so delightful and just plain fun! I can see why it won a first place!! Congratulations.
I agree! That's fun: I'll never see the movie again without thinking of Gene Cowly and Dairy Reynolds!
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