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Friday, October 7, 2011

2 am wedding shower

I finished my Rose of Sharon table runner just in time for a 2 am wedding shower
It was a pot luck at work Baked potato bar
Attending were
Gardel & Barbra B  ,Kelly & Leo , Tiffany,Olivia,Nichole,Brandy F & Brandy C .Renee Delora, Laura H  and of course the bride to be Maria .
That is 1 thing I really love about night shift We are there to support each other and work as a team
Maria will be getting married on Saturday and we all wish her well


Wednesday, October 5, 2011

PUMPKIN Wall hanging


All of the pieces of this wall hanging were cut with the Accuquilt  Go. I used mostly scraps  and only gad to cut into 2 larger pieces.  There are 3 pumpkins on a die and I think they might make an adorable sweatshirt for my niece Abby  
I have caught a cold and was wiped out most of the Day but by evening I felt better and finished this project at 2 am
  I finished lesson 3 for BSF just in case I get a call tomorrow. If they do not call I will start looking  for another daytime study.Perhaps Beth Moore or a Kay Author class.I am not sure what is available out there . If you have any info leave a comment

Tonight is quilt guild @ the Harmon Center @7 pm Hope to see some of my friends  and find out more info on the quilt retreat . I took that weekend off  but am not sure of all the logistics of it.

I have found homes for all 41 potholders. Was an excellent way to use up scraps

In the pumpkin block I used invisible thread and a size 8 needle . You can hardly see the stitches. All of the triangles cut with the accuquilt go  have their corners already trimmed . They are very easy to sew.  

Friday, September 30, 2011

I went to the fair yesterday and saw this amazing tiger. At first he was asleep then his tail started twitching and he got up and started pacing. He has a really pretty coat.I was there from 1pm -4 pm
It did not seem to busy .
I have a ticket left which I do not plan on using .I will take it to work tonight I am sure I can find someone who can use it
Tonight is my first night back for a 12 hour shift

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Making a flag for Reil House

  On Tuesday I taught a class at Reil House . It is a drug rehab for new Moms .They wanted to make a Flag so I picked up some felt and printed off some printable alphabets  I also took my baby go cutter  and let the women get creative  After 1 hour this is what we did . I left the felt there so they could add to it prior to the next class Oct 11. This should be very Fun . I found the serenity  prayer pillow top in my stash. I had a couple
   Today Sally and I went to Imperial Gardens and bought fruits and veggies then had lunch at Majors  I dehusked some corn tonight
 I have now read the directions for invisible applique  and was able to find sone island batik at Bernina's .I have never sewed  with a size 6 needle before but I will try it
  Still have not  heard from Bible Study Fellowship but I did the lesson in case they called me with an opening in the class.
  Tomorrow is fair day for me .I have 2 tickets  Maybe Sally  will go Neither Tim nor Terry want to go

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Rose of Sharon table runner

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This is my practice table runner I used a glue stick instead of fusible web .This is the pattern that goes with the Sharon Peterson Accuquilt Rose of Sharon die
I want to try again using embroidery software . I learned a lot about how to fold fabric to utilize your die well. A 5 inch charm will make 10 small leaves without fusible web. With the web I can only get 8. That is the smaller leaf
     I judged 4 H entries for the fair last Monday .Primary, intermediate and Junior
It was a lot of fun I did not expect anything for it but did get 4 free fair tickets and a lunch  Sold 2 of them to a coworker and have 2 left Hope to go on Thursday It is suppose to be sunny and 74 degrees
I order some jawhawk (Kansas ) fleece to male a blanket for Christmas  I want to use this technique   serger blanket    I thought this was a neat video   Will post a picture when I get it finished
    I am still on the waiting list for Bible Study Fellowship but I did get the lesson done just in case the get a leader

Thursday, September 22, 2011

This is my practice Rose of Sharon block. I think I might try a table runner
Today is the last day of my vacation
Back to work at 7 pm Friday
I am on a waiting list to Get into Bible Study Fellowship which meets on Thursdays . Since I work on weekends it has become my favorite place of worship. I am looking for other midweek options for bible study not on Wensdays
I just found out that I earned 4 passes to the fair because I went down Monday and helped judge the 4 H entries WOO HOO.  I am so grateful because I was not intending to go to the fair . My husband Terry is going to be in the parade with the Shiner train and my niece Breanna will be a color guard

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Rose of Sharon table runner

Last night I cut out all the pieces for a Rose of Sharon table runner with my accuquilt go cutter
I am almost finished reading the book "The Heart of the problem by Kenny Skinner and Henry Brant.It is a book that really makes me think about my actions and moods
Tonight at quilt guild we are having DEBORAH ANN FORMS IN FABRIC TRUNK SHOW . That should be very fun.Will take pictures

apple core quilt

I picked up the apple core die from
B & C for my accuquilt go cutter .I had leftover fabric from some diapers I had made so I thought I would try it .
Now to decide what to do with it maybe a charity quilt for nicu
I have not blogged in nearly a year but am starting to get my desire to create back .So hopefully you will here more from mr in the days ahead