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    July 350 Blocks Report

    Posted on July 31, 2014 by in 350 Blocks Project

    Full into the second half of the year — so how’s it going? Did you make a lot of blocks this month? I did a lot of sewing this past month. My friend, Victoria, came to visit me, and we rented the retreat center at the local quilt shop for 5 days, and we both […]

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    The Three Witches

    Posted on July 28, 2014 by in Tutorials

    Today my latest tutorial made its debut on Riley Blake’s Cutting Corners College. If you like Halloween, I hope you love this project! It’s called “The Three Witches“. There’s a story about the three witches. It’s from “Macbeth”, a short play by Shakespeare. You’ve heard of him, right? I’m a Shakespeare fan. And I’ve wanted […]

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    June 350 Blocks Report

    Posted on June 30, 2014 by in 350 Blocks Project

    OK, so the year is half over! Can you believe it? Some of you are well over 350 blocks already! I’m impressed. How did you do this month? Me? I got 36 more blocks made. One was an exchange block for guild that I forgot to take a picture of. I made another one of […]

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    The Annual Pilgrimage

    Posted on June 23, 2014 by in Travels

    And by that I mean our annual family outing to The Allis Connection‘s Tractor Show in Amana, Iowa, every Father’s Day weekend. It’s my sister, our brother, Darin, me, our father, and our cousin, Deno, piling into the truck and driving 4 hours one way to spend the day looking at antique tractors. The outing […]

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    Llywelyn’s Pub

    Posted on June 13, 2014 by in Necktie Social

    Llywelyn’s Pub is a chain of Irish pubs in the St. Louis area. They have 6 locations to choose from, and this Sunday, they’re offering a Father’s Day Special. Why does this interest me? Well . . . Llywelyn’s Pub loves to be involved in their community and give back whenever possible. I’m also kinda […]

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    Me. In the Big City.

    Posted on June 5, 2014 by in Travels

    I took the long way to Market this year. First, I went to New York! Victoria wanted me to see it, and she sure had a lot of things to show me! The first day I was there, she drove me around and showed me some sights, and I finally got to meet her family! […]

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    The 29th Annual

    Posted on June 3, 2014 by in Guild Stuff, Quilts

    Would you like to go to my quilt show with me? Well, then, come on! I’ll show you some of the many quilts we had on display at the Hands of Friendship Quilt Guild’s 29th Annual Quilt Show last weekend. Our show is divided into 11 categories for entry, and the voting is all Viewer’s […]

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    Spring Quilt Market

    Posted on June 2, 2014 by in Travels

    Well, Spring Quilt Market has been over for two weeks already! I haven’t even had time to sit down and tell you all about it. This year, it was held in Pittsburgh, PA. The Spring Market moves around every year, while the Fall Market is always held in Houston, TX. Quilt Market gives me a […]

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    May 350 Blocks Report

    Posted on June 1, 2014 by in 350 Blocks Project

    I would have posted this yesterday, but I was off galavanting — my guild was having their 29th annual quilt show (more on that later). We are almost half done with this year — I can hardly believe it. And it seems the further into the year we get, the slower I go. I only […]

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    News From the Studio, Episode 1225

    Posted on May 28, 2014 by in Studio News

    There’s been a lot going on around here lately! Oh, wait — there’s always a lot going on around here. I know, I say that every time, don’t I? I spent most of the month of May traveling, and let me tell you right now how exhausting that is — at least for me. And […]

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