Category Archives: Quilts

April Showers bring another UFO further down the road

My friend, Susan, had a top created by her relatives who were living in Missouri in the late 1930’s. They took what they had in the way of flour sacks and leftover material from aprons and other clothes to created … Continue reading

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My March UFO

It has been a long, busy, heart-wrenching, inspiring month. We have said goodbye to two wonderful ladies – my Mom and her sister, Mary. It is the end of the Jonas Frownfelter and Vera Goodban era. Thelma       … Continue reading

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February UFO finished

I am liking this challenge so far. Month two and second Un-Finished Object completed.It wasn’t a decade-old project this time but an unfinished sample for a beginning applique class call “Christmas Dutch Tulips” which I taught for Cindy’s Quilt Shop last October. The … Continue reading

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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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