Monthly Archives: December 2012

Happy New Year!

In my last post, I had made a denim pencil case that was rather flat.  After some thinking about the design, I figured out how to make a case that was rather square.  I liked it so much better that … Continue reading

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The world didn’t end….I think I will quilt

Originally posted on Tim Latimer – Quilts etc:
Since the world didn’t end I feel like it is worthwhile to continue quilting. I wonder if the crazy people with the aluminum foil hats and the doomsday “documentaries” from the history…

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Denim pencil case

I’ve made a series of quilted fabric pencil cases to using small pieces of fabric.  This one isn’t quilted because the denim fabric is heavy enough on it’s own.  All of the other pencils cases were flat, but I thought … Continue reading

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Originally posted on OurParents:
If your Christmas activities this year include a visit with someone who has Alzheimer’s and lives with a caregiver, whatever you do, don’t drop by unannounced, advises the New York Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. You…

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Pic of the Day – 12/20/12

Originally posted on Check Your Premises:
Not all snow bunnies wear Uggs and hang out in ski lodges.

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Pic of the Day – 12/17/12

Originally posted on Check Your Premises:
Sunrise at the Bastei in Saxony, by Jens Elste.

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Christmas Forest 5, 6, 7 and 8

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Originally posted on OurParents:
It’s one week until Christmas! Is your shopping done? Christmas it the perfect time to sneak in a “Trojan horse” of a gift, says Patrick Roden, R.N., Ph.D., a nurse with a focus on environmental gerontology.…

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Tree of life…lets see what happens

Originally posted on Tim Latimer – Quilts etc:
I finished up the Tree of life whole cloth quilt a few weeks ago.  I had planned to send it in for consideration to AQS in Grand Rapids for 2013.  I got…

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Whole cloth quilted table runner

Whole cloth is a style of quilting that takes a big (whole) piece of fabric and instead of cutting it into pieces, the quilting is stitched on the fabric as one design.  It is most often done by hand with … Continue reading

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