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South Carolina An active quilter for 13 years, mid arm quilter for 5 years. If I am not sewing I must be sick.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

More Quilts almost ready

I have been steadily quilting away on my tops.  There seems to be no end as I keep making more.  More is better right?

This next top will need another border to make it big enough. All the blocks were already made, I just put it together.

Monday, August 20, 2018

A First

I experienced the first person to say that they DID NOT want a quilty hug quilt.  What?  I didn't see that one coming.  Well I recovered and gave my quilty hug quilts to patients who DID want them.

Here are the ones that left the nest.

K your quilt went to a tall man who was in check with getting a quilt with pink and purple.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Patchwork Pretty

I finished quilting this top last night.  I love this design so much that I will do another one soon.

My grand daughter and I made this carrot cake a few days ago.  It tastes better every day.

Friday, August 10, 2018

Quilting this week

Has been one of K from A left handed quilter.  She recently sent me two of her "squirrel" tops and they are all made in batiks.  They are fabulous.

This is one I worked on this week a few evenings.  I think it turned out really nice.  What do you think K?

Monday, August 6, 2018

Joy, Joy, Joy

Three quilts were given this morning to chemo patients.  Each person receiving one, was touched.

On the way into the hospital I was approached by a young woman who thought I had given her Dad a quilt.  She described a bright blue and green quilt.  Of course I knew exactly which quilt it was.  She thanked me and let me know just how much it was appreciated.

Sunday, August 5, 2018

Friday evening relaxation

After driving home from Florence through heavy rain storms and traffic I settled in to finish quilting this top for Heart Builders.  It is the last one so I can send all of them.

I have been really trying to stretch my machine quilting skills by trying new hand guided patterns.  The one I mastered this time was the orange peel.  It was a little awkward at first but by the end of the quilt I was fairly comfortable.  Feathers were mastered long ago.

Here are pictures from this morning where the light and shadow were perfect.

Saturday, August 4, 2018

Swamp Fox Quilters, Florence SC

I had lots of fun with the Swamp Fox Quilters on Thursday putting on a great trunk show.  Lots of color in different shapes and sizes with many quilts.

They took care of my every need, feeding and housing.  I felt right at home with them.

On Friday I taught wonky Houses and Trees.  I was amazed by the creativity of these ladies.  Once unleashed so many ideas were brought forward.  To say we had fun would be a understatement.  Here is a sampling of their creations.  Great houses and trees!!!