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About travel4wine2013

I am a quilter now that I have retired from teaching kindergarten.

One UFO for January 2017

It has been a busy month so far! I finished a sample for my local quilt shop AND I finished my UnFinished Object for Bluebird Quilt Studio’s UFO Challenge for 2017. I actually finished last Wednesday but, as I said, it … Continue reading

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First Project of the Year Done: “I Heart You Eight Times”

So, I am teaching a beginning applique class at Cindy’s Quilt Shop here in Caldwell,  ID, starting on Thursday, January 19th, 1 -3:30 in the afternoon. It is a three session class, with the option of a fourth session to … Continue reading

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2017 ~ The year those UFO’s leave my sewing room

I love the idea of getting projects done ~~~~ I am not really good at it, but I love the idea. So, this is the year I am getting some support from one of my local quilt shops. We are … Continue reading

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Summer was about [that] long…

….lots of fun things happened this summer, Andy married Nicole Barton in Portland we went to a concert with the Blues Addicts Plus Brass Tacks we celebrated Bailey’s second birthday we have been up at the cabin – Steve has … Continue reading

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Exploring Fabric with Barbara Brackman

I have lots of fabric. It isn’t unusual for a quilter – many of us have lots of fabric. We sometimes gather fabric just for the sake of buying material, to give ourselves a “fabric fix”,  or as a way of … Continue reading

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Where did January go?

And, all of a sudden, it is no longer January. February is here with new possibilities and opportunities. I have been teaching Big Stitch quilting at Cindy’s Quilt Shop here in Caldwell the past two Saturday mornings. We will have … Continue reading

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How about some cross-hatching to start the New Year

Happy New Year! Happy to be back at my quilting frame. I have had my Mom’s Iris quilt on the frame for two and a half years now and it is my priority quilting project for 2016. Because I have … Continue reading

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Getting ready for 2016

Winter is my time to think through my many projects. This time round, I’m trying to plan out what really needs to get done and to give myself some deadlines so the projects actually get done! As a retired person, … Continue reading

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Summary for 2015

We have had a wonderful year! So many places visited, so much sewing accomplished and so many new experiences. I started teaching hand quilting, hand piecing and applique this year at Cindy’s Quilt Shop in Caldwell, ID. I began and finished … Continue reading

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Spring has come too early here!!!

The weather has warmed up quickly here in the Treasure Valley and so has my quilting schedule. My little quilt constructed with fabrics from the In the Beginning line called “Circa 1825” has been accepted into the next round for … Continue reading

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