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  • Star Light Star Dark QAL: orange blocks
    on Aug 18, 2016 in link parties QALs quilts
    Hello all. 'Hope your week is going well. I finally completed the other two blocks for my Star Light Star Dark lap quilt top. These are the orange blocks. Can you tell that one block is lighter color gradation than the other one? That was the plan, l...
  • Star Light, Star Dark QAL
    on Aug 15, 2016 in fabrics learning link parties QALs quilts
    There is a really fun and educational QAL going-on over at Quilty Habit Blog. Jess has designed a quilt that features color gradation. 'Lots of information about colors (gradation and contrast) and choosing fabrics as well. We may choose a 6 block or...
  • Simplicity 1379A
    on Aug 12, 2016 in family fashion dolls girls clothing
    Hey friends in blog land. 'Hoping your week is going well. Pictured above is another dress that I made for my granddaughter. This one is Simplicity 1379A, featuring piping around the side pockets and the seam between the skirt and bodice portions of...
  • Make Modern Magazine win!
    on Aug 8, 2016 in giveaway link parties quilts
    Good morning friends. Guess what: last month I joined-in the 2016 Mid Year Review that was hosted by Yvonne at: Quilting Jet Girl, and was a lucky winner of a giveaway prize. I have won 6 issues of a wonderful quilting magazine called Make Modern. Th...
  • Farmhouse Summer Swap 2016Good morning dear friends. Wow, summer is soon to be gone and autumn will arrive. 'Kinda lookign forward to the cooler weather here in the South. Goodness, it is so humid here. One of the wonderful events of this summer was the Farmhouse Summer Swap,...
  • Gwennie Inspired QAL: round 3
    on Aug 4, 2016 in applique link parties QALs quilts
    Hello friends. Pictured above is my quilt top for the Gwennie Inspired round robin QAL over at Humble Quilts' Blog. The 3rd round was to be log cabin-inspired, and I struggled with an idea for that. 'Decided on a version of Court House Steps, with th...
  • Mid Year Review 2016Hello everyone. 'Found a really cool link party to join, hosted by Yvonne of Quilting Jet Girl. This is all about a self-review of our goals and accomplishments thus far, in 2016. Whoo, seems like I have not done as much as I'd like to have done. Hea...
  • Kelsey's sunny bright dress
    on Jul 20, 2016 in fashion dolls
    Hey friends. Kelsey is now wearing one of her new summer dresses. This one is a wrap style, with a kelly green bodice (yay green!) and a bright floral skirt portion with white piping trim. Her white espadrilles set the whole look. The wrap dresses ar...
  • Scrap bag fabrics won!
    on Jul 13, 2016 in fabrics giveaway
    Hello dear friends. A couple of months ago, I was a lucky winner of a scrap bag of fabrics from Sarah of: Confessions of A Fabric Addict. Look how many there are, and how pretty every one is! If you haven't visited Sarah's blog, be sure to go there.
  • Amanda's birthday purseMy lovely daughter's birthday was 29th June, and the purse pictured above was part of her gifts. I made it from a New Look pattern from 2004. It is #6435. The fabric is upholstery grade, and is lime with grey and white accents. 'Added a magnetic clos...
  • Happy 4th of July 2016!
    on Jul 4, 2016 in blogging Holidays
    Good evening friends. Where have I been for nearly 3 weeks? Been a little under the weather, plus some house repairs are going on. 'Hope you all haven't tuned-out. Did you have a happy 4th of July? Every year, a park near us has a professional firewo...
  • Simplicity 1289: cute dress w/ purse
    on Jun 14, 2016 in family girls clothing
    Good morning friends. Pictured above is another dress for my granddaughter. This one is a contemporary, modern style. It is made of 100% cotton fabrics. It is a mock 2 piece, with a solid chocolate brown dress section and pink, lime and red floral sl...
  • Gwennie Inspired QAL: center & first row
    on Jun 8, 2016 in applique link parties QALs quilts
    I am participating in the Gwennie Inspired QAL over at Humble Quilts Blog. Pictured above is the center. We are to choose a basket design. Mine is a traditional basket with 3 appliqued tulips inside. The first row is to be something that reminds us o...
  • Ugly Christmas Sweaters QAL blocks
    on Jun 6, 2016 in link parties QALs quilts
    I have joined in (late) the Ugly Christmas Sweaters QAL over at Sew Fresh Quilts Blog. Pictured above are two blocks, the weather Vane and the Swedish. Since the background fabric is a white-on-white snowflakes print, the collars are colored instead...
  • Kelsey's summer skirt
    on Jun 2, 2016 in fashion dolls
    Good morning friends. Kelsey is now wearing a darling wrap skirt all ready for the summer heat. It is made of white cotton fabric. Her sleeveless blouse is made of knit jersey in a summery shade of pale pink. The blouse has a little lilac flower with...
  • Granddaughter graduated pre-school!
    on May 27, 2016 in education family graduation
    Yes, she is really growing up fast. Granddaughter Macey graduated pre-school earlier this month. She is so smart, and pretty. Isn't this photo adorable? Granny, and the whole family, is very proud of Macey. She is looking forward to starting kinderga...
  • Hands 2 Help Charity Quilt Challenge 2016
    on May 22, 2016 in challenges health link parties quilts
    Guess what- this year, I participated in: Confessions of a Fabric Addict's Hands 2 Help Charity Quilt Challenge. That is Sarah's blog, and she is involved in several quilts for charities projects. What a caring and awesome lady she truly is. Picture...
  • Treasures from Grandma Pearl
    on May 21, 2016 in birthday family jewelry tin and metal
    Hello everyone. 'Hope you are all doing well. Today is all about family. It is mother's birthday, and my twin sister and I have festivities planned especially for her. Speaking of family, pictured above are two treasures from my daddy's mother. She p...
  • Ole MissĀ® lap quilt completed
    on May 17, 2016 in bargains link parties NCAA quilts
    Hello friends. Pictured above is a lap quilt made with Ole MissĀ® print fabric. The pattern is called Simply Rectangles, and is designed by Gudrun Erla. The pattern is included in the book Just Your Style. 'Got lucky and paid only $7.00 instead of $2...
  • My Raggedy Dolls: Part 5
    on May 12, 2016 in dolls raggedys
    It has been a while, but here are some more of my raggedy dolls. The one in the center was made by Rene of Sew Many Raggedies blog. The other two were made by me several years ago. They are meant to be a brother and sister. I was learning how to pain...
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