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KCRQF Quilts

I didn’t take pictures of all the quilts. I know Darla did over at Scientific Quilter. so check back on her posts as I’m pretty sure she is breaking them…

PicMonkey Collage

June Check In

What happened to June?  For me, two weeks were spent getting ready for, attending, and recuperating from the Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival. I did manage to get a few…

Color wheel

KCRQF Classes

A post about the friends I met up with is here. My shopping spree is here. And now it’s time for the classes. My first class was a Quilt as…

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KCRQF Shopping Spree

I saved up for this. For a long time. I planned on taking advantage of what is not available near by. I also didn’t plan to buy fabric, or thread.…

Can I Say, “Tired?” KCRQF

This past weekend was the Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival. For some pictures of the show go to their Facebook Page. Kathy wrote an article for Chicago Now about it.  It was…

Savannah busy at work

Art Quilter In Training

Savannah came with her grandmother bringing with her a drawing pad to work on while Grandma sewed.  This caught her eye: Along with these: Then the wheels started turning. She…

Bonnie with quilt

Donation Sew-in June 2015

Last Friday, Bonnie, Ann and I worked on quilts for a local nursing home and the We Honor Veteran’s local hospice. Ann started out with cutting out adult bibs from…

Scrap in a box girl

Week in Review, June 14 2015

And… the pressure is on…… I finished quilting this and added the binding on one side for the customer. Just when I thought my long arm would be free for…

Color confidence fabrics

Getting Ready for the Kansas City Regional Quilt Show

The Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival is next week and I’ll be attending, taking several classes, getting my fill of eye candy with quilts, spending lots of money, and meeting…

Grace and Noah at the design wall

Sewing with Children – First Quilt and More Pillowcases

Grace and Noah started veteran lap quilt quite a while ago and we left off with quilting the top over here. This past week Grace finished up her quilt and…

May Sew in

Wheelchair or Walker Tote Tutorial

In addition to the veteran quilts, our monthly sew-in group will be making lap quilts and wheelchair totes for a local nursing home. You can see the ones Ann recently…

Grace and Noah making Pizza

Week In Review, June 7, 2015

The week flew by. Gone. Just like that. With little sewing. Sigh. I quickly finished quilting this…. So I could get this on the long arm to meet a deadline.…

30's fabric

Snowball Effect & Leftover Fabrics

I know it’s almost summer here in the US and the thought of snow makes one shudder, however I have snowball monkey business going on with my fabric that I want to share.…

Winter Wonderland

Mini Camping Trip Recap & Family Fun

We took a long weekend camping trip near my daughter and family this past weekend. This is what I learned: 8 plus hours in a truck pulling a camper is…

May 2015

May Check In

Added this month Hopscotch Maze in Teal Diamond Quilt Round Robin Quilt Baby Flannel Quilt Wheel Chair Tote Pineapple quilt Plan Wine placemats –shinny bunny syndrome keep me from this…

30's baby quilt

Week in Review, May 31, 2015

I had almost a full day to sew this week so I managed to get a few things finished. This is on my long arm: These were bound: Sashing and…