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Forum: Pictures
04-26-2010, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,585
Posted By lisae

Thanks! Sort of 'blast from the past' to...

Thanks!

Sort of 'blast from the past' to get an email regarding this thread. I haven't been posting here much these days, as I have been dealing with various medical issues. I have been...
Forum: Main
08-12-2008, 02:04 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,192
Posted By lisae

Bluebird and everyone - thanks for the ideas and...

Bluebird and everyone - thanks for the ideas and good wishes! I think I am going to start hauling the lap sized quilt I am hand quilting with me for the time being rather than starting a new...
Forum: Main
08-12-2008, 01:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,192
Posted By lisae

Thanks! I am doing okay, just very frustrated...

Thanks! I am doing okay, just very frustrated with going through the diagnostic process and not knowing if I will need more surgery or not. I'm having trouble sleeping and concentrating, but I...
Forum: Pictures
08-12-2008, 01:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,218
Posted By lisae

I agree that I am lucky to get to live here. ...

I agree that I am lucky to get to live here. Chimaketa Park is just above the Lexington Resivior, near Redwood Estates, isn't it? I;ve never been there, but jave driven past it many times.

Let...
Forum: Pictures
08-11-2008, 03:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,218
Posted By lisae

I'm impressed that you were able to remake the...

I'm impressed that you were able to remake the quilt. Nice job!

I have a lot of my mother's t-shirts. She was a marathon runner and got a tee shirt every time she ran in race. Anyway, I have...
Forum: Pictures
08-10-2008, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 937
Posted By lisae

Last weekend my friend Lyn came over with her...

Last weekend my friend Lyn came over with her tray of vintage scraps. She decided it was time to use the scraps. I showed her the tops I am making using this pattern, Stiched Scraps:
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Forum: Main
08-10-2008, 07:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,192
Posted By lisae

I thought I'd update this thread. I mentioned...

I thought I'd update this thread. I mentioned that I was diagnosed with DCIS (a form of breast cancer - very early, non invasive). I had surgery (lumpectomy) in late June, and discovered I actaully...
Forum: Main
08-10-2008, 06:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,702
Posted By lisae

I'm glad to hear you decided not to wash it. ...

I'm glad to hear you decided not to wash it. I've hand quilted several quilts that took me years to finish because I would start and stop. Enjoy quilting your top. It is beautiful! I think there...
Forum: Main
08-09-2008, 09:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,702
Posted By lisae

I recognize some of the fabric on your quilt. ...

I recognize some of the fabric on your quilt.

I haven't been reading these boards a lot and just came across this thread. It may be too late, but I wouldn't wash the top until after it is...
Forum: Main
08-09-2008, 08:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,644
Posted By lisae

I am another one who does not use a frame or...

I am another one who does not use a frame or hoop. I baste every three inches or so. I am sort of surprised to see the reponses in this thread. I had no idea so many people don't use frames or...
Forum: Pictures
06-29-2008, 08:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,025
Posted By lisae

Nice work!!

Nice work!!
Forum: Main
06-25-2008, 07:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,657
Posted By lisae

Hear, hear. My husband I have a similar system. ...

Hear, hear. My husband I have a similar system. When I pay the bills, I also write checks for savings and a check for each of us. That way we both have money to spend as we want, without having to...
Forum: Main
06-22-2008, 07:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,913
Posted By lisae

That's not cheating. Your aunt is just being...

That's not cheating. Your aunt is just being thrifty! I used to find a lot of vintage Hawaiian fabric at flea markets in the form of mumus and Hawaiin shirts. They were quite cheap.
Forum: Main
06-21-2008, 04:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,913
Posted By lisae

Hey, I recognize a lot of those fabrics! A while...

Hey, I recognize a lot of those fabrics! A while back, I pulled out all of my Hawaiian fabric because a friend gave me some scraps of Hawaiian material. I made a snowball quilt, using red vintage...
Forum: Pictures
06-20-2008, 07:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,759
Posted By lisae

Pretty neat to see the him year after year. ...

Pretty neat to see the him year after year. Turtles are fun - a friend of mine has a pet turtle. I am always amused that he checks us out when we come over. And he really likes his treats - fruit.
Forum: Main
06-20-2008, 07:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,192
Posted By lisae

It is a good pattern - simple but interesting. ...

It is a good pattern - simple but interesting.

Thanks for the good wishes and prayers. By the way, my hip replacement is why I never sent you the top for you to practice free motion quilting on...
Forum: Main
06-20-2008, 07:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,192
Posted By lisae

It sounds like you are doing well. I hope you...

It sounds like you are doing well. I hope you continue to improve. It does make a difference getting a good joint, doesn't it? I read some thing I liked regarding joint replacement - you wind up...
Forum: Main
06-20-2008, 07:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,192
Posted By lisae

As good as any other explanation. :) I do like...

As good as any other explanation. :) I do like working with old materials and tops. I am currently hand quilting a top that I bought from a street sale and restored.
Forum: Main
06-20-2008, 02:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,192
Posted By lisae

Do you do applique? If so, perhaps you'd like to...

Do you do applique? If so, perhaps you'd like to do some Hawaiian quilting.
Leslee gave us a few websites to look at and on page two Steve showed us his in progress.
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Forum: Main
06-20-2008, 01:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,192
Posted By lisae

DCIS means ductal cancer in situ. ie, very...

DCIS means ductal cancer in situ. ie, very treatable form of breast cancer.

My hip replacement is the best thing I've done. It is nice to have a working hip again. I don't envy you having a...
Forum: Main
06-20-2008, 01:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,192
Posted By lisae

Boy, when it rains, it pours! My Mom had...

Boy, when it rains, it pours! My Mom had radiation therapy a few years ago and now she's back to her young self again.

If you would, we would sure like to kept up in this, we're you're quilting...
Forum: Main
06-20-2008, 04:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,192
Posted By lisae

Well, I can only take credit for the top made of...

Well, I can only take credit for the top made of the fabric I got in Barstow. The other top is one I am restoring.

I find the best way to work with fabric is pull out a bunch of fabric you...
Forum: Main
06-20-2008, 04:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,192
Posted By lisae

Thanks for the thoughts! Personally, I wasn't...

Thanks for the thoughts! Personally, I wasn't really affected by the fires, other than ash on my cars - from the one in Los Padres National Forrest. A couple of interesting sunsets.

I haven't...
Forum: Main
05-17-2008, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 973
Posted By lisae

I gave one of my very first quilts to my younger...

I gave one of my very first quilts to my younger sister. It was a tied scrap quilt. I think the pattern was a pinwheel variation. Anyway, my sister used it for a long time, until it wore out. I...
Forum: Pictures
04-30-2008, 08:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,271
Posted By lisae

Fifties is my best guess. It looks like a...

Fifties is my best guess.

It looks like a fun quilt! Lucky you!
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