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Country Quilting

This week was rather crazy.  Home on Monday, but Tuesday brought a funeral and used car shopping.  Wednesday was a hair cut and more used car shopping.  I was home again all day on Thursday, but today was my husband’s … Continue reading

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Learning how to quilt

Have you always wanted to make a quilt but didn’t know where to start?  The computer is a wonderful resource for quilting novices.  Here is a link to a wonderful web page with lots of links and great information.  I … Continue reading

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My new books

I no longer have any excuses for not having something to do!  My two new books from Amazon should keep my busy for many years. Mary Thomas published this Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches back in 1934.  That was a few … Continue reading

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Spring coasters and heart shaped ornaments for Etsy

I listed this set of coasters on Etsy today.  The binding is hand stitched on one side of each one, so I have been working on them for a while.  Click here to see the rest of the pictures on … Continue reading

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The latest from Country By Design

All of the duffel bags and totes I have made, except the pencil-case, were made or adapted from a pattern that I bought.  Last night, I designed and made this satin clutch from some fabric in my stash.  I quilted … Continue reading

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Quilting news from Country By Design

I’ve been gone about as much as I’ve been home recently, but I have been working on a couple of projects. This is the duffel bag that I made from the pattern and fabric that I picked up while I … Continue reading

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On “vacation”, sort of

I’ve been in St. Louis all week, staying at my daughter’s house.  She is on vacation, and I am taking care of her “kids”, two cats and three dogs.  They have really been good, and have given me some “time … Continue reading

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