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Sewing and Quilting: 5" Holiday Charm Swap Part 4

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SewSassee

SewSassee
Orlando, FL
(Zone 9a)

October 26, 2011
9:54 AM

Post #8864466

Continued from: http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/1222976

This swap is FULL.
How it works: Each person on the list will send out Nine 5" x 5" blocks to each person on the list and receive Nine blocks back. When the swap is done you will have 117 blocks (nine from each person listed). Use 100% cotton fabric only please. Each block should be different unless the member states that duplicates are alright.

Deadline: October 31, 2011 ****NEW**** extended it just a tad hope no one minds.

1) SewSassee (Bev): Fall, Halloween, Christmas, Novelty (prefer novelty prints to colors)
2) BarefootT (Thunder): Pinks, Greens & Purples (the brighter the better, any in those tones) *duplicates ok*
3) Psychw2 (Pat): Halloween,Thanksgiving, Tractors, Chickens or Novelty *duplicates ok*
4) Abbisgranma (Marion): Fall,Thanksgiving *duplicates ok*
5) ElaineAnn1 (Elaine): Winter, Christmas
6) Canadastrid (Astrid): Everything
7) Quilter5bdsr (Barb): Fall (e.g. reds, oranges, golds, browns, etc)
8) Thea1962 (Thea): Everything *duplicates ok*
9) Kizmo (Kathy): Halloween, Thanksgiving, Fall
10) MorknotMindy (Gloria M): Christmas, Winter
11) BettyPauze (Betty): Halloween or Christmas
12) Housse301 (Laura): Christmas *duplicates ok*
13) Mittsy: Christmas or 30's reproductions

SewSassee

SewSassee
Orlando, FL
(Zone 9a)

October 26, 2011
9:56 AM

Post #8864474

It was time for a new thread. So, how is everyone doing on their charms? I am still missing from about 3 people. I have sent all of mine out.

Quilter5bdsr

Quilter5bdsr
(Barb) Hillsboro, NH
(Zone 5a)

October 26, 2011
12:51 PM

Post #8864667

Mine have all been mailed...
abbisgranma
(Marion) Havana, FL
(Zone 8b)

October 26, 2011
12:57 PM

Post #8864678

So have mine.
mittsy
Cicero, NY
(Zone 5a)

October 26, 2011
2:39 PM

Post #8864788

Mine, too. I was showing the blocks to my mom and she thought that it was nice that each of the grandkids are getting their own Christmas quilt. I think that each one is nicer than the last, and I would be happy with any one of them. I talked to Lisa this morning and she wanted the lavender charm squares now as she is working on her MIL's gift whenever she can fit a little sewing in. I asked her if she wanted strips or precut, and she chose the precuts as it allows her to assemble rows faster. I cut everything to 5" squares and mailed them all out. It was a nice plump package. She's going to let me know if she needs more or if she is set. Today I did a little embroidery on my chambray shirt. It will be worn during or Thanksgiving get together.

The wax dip is really great. My fingers are pain free and flexible. Only problem is getting my rings off before dipping. They come off easier in the morning than at night, probably too much salt.
abbisgranma
(Marion) Havana, FL
(Zone 8b)

October 26, 2011
5:16 PM

Post #8865004

Mittsy, let me know if more lavenders/purples are needed as I discovered I have a large selection of the colors.

Quilter5bdsr

Quilter5bdsr
(Barb) Hillsboro, NH
(Zone 5a)

October 26, 2011
5:38 PM

Post #8865041

Mittsy, I sent large pieces in case she wanted some sashing or bindings...

psychw2

psychw2
(Pat) Kennewick, WA
(Zone 5b)

October 26, 2011
7:13 PM

Post #8865198

Mine have all gone out very early in the swap. I'm looking forward to gettng them MADE up!!
mittsy
Cicero, NY
(Zone 5a)

October 27, 2011
4:15 AM

Post #8865426

All I can think about is how much I want to try embroidering on denim. I really like that cool denim rag vest. Going to check on the local thrift shop to see if I can find a large size full skirted jumper. It's so much easier to do the embroidery on a large piece of fabric.
housse301
Lexington Park, MD

October 27, 2011
5:03 AM

Post #8865447

Mailing my charms out today. Spent all day yesterday going to Pa. A friend of mine is trying her hand a quilting and I told her about Burkholders and road trip it was.
Amazing store and beautiful land. But sooooo tired today. But trip was worth it.
Canadastrid
Saskatoon
Canada

October 28, 2011
8:51 PM

Post #8867631

mittsy, just put a little piece of tape around your rings, that way the wax won't stick to it.
I'm an esthetician and give a lot of paraffin dips..that is what I do when clients can't get their rings off.

Oh and to all...my charmes are all mailed..should arrive any time now.

barefootT

barefootT
(thunder)Wildwood, FL
(Zone 9a)

October 28, 2011
10:27 PM

Post #8867666

Mine have all been mailed...
mittsy
Cicero, NY
(Zone 5a)

October 29, 2011
5:17 AM

Post #8867752

Thank you Astrid, I'll try that. tape hint.
mittsy
ElaineAnn1
Hillsboro, NH

October 29, 2011
1:23 PM

Post #8868226

Hey all, I found you...sorry I haven't talked to you lately but my back has been hurting ALOT!!!

Anyway, I think I can start sending pics of my 5" squares. I was given some suggestions from...(OH NO, I forgot your name!!!!!!!)

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ElaineAnn1
Hillsboro, NH

October 29, 2011
1:32 PM

Post #8868232

BTW I sent out all my squares...

Marion, received your packet ...LOVED them..thanks

Mittsy, I have finally decided on what I am going to do for you in exchange for the beautiful embroidered pieces.. gonna be a surprise...LOVE the "bonus gift"
Canadastrid
Saskatoon
Canada

October 29, 2011
3:09 PM

Post #8868304

This is what I have done so far with my (Christmas) charms

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Thea1962
Ottawa, ON
(Zone 5a)

October 29, 2011
3:41 PM

Post #8868351

Elaine...hope you are feeling better soon. Guess you and Barb are getting pounded with snow right now!!! Stay safe.

Astrid...WOW that is just beautiful...what a great way to use up the charms, did you designed this yourself?. I think I see some of the charms I send you...guess that answers my question if you received them...lol
I received yours as well last week...thank you so so much and I hope I can be as creative with my charms as you have been.

These are the charms from Astrid

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Thea1962
Ottawa, ON
(Zone 5a)

October 29, 2011
3:46 PM

Post #8868366

Also received these beautiful charms from Bev!! Just love all the Halloween charms...it is so neat to see how much more Halloween fabrics you have in the USA compared to us here in Canada. Thank you so much for the charms and the Extras!!!

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Thea1962
Ottawa, ON
(Zone 5a)

October 29, 2011
3:51 PM

Post #8868377

And these beauties came from Thunder. A great mixture of everything!! Vielen herzlichen Dank (I remember you took german in school...lol) Can`t wait to start playing with them.

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Thea1962
Ottawa, ON
(Zone 5a)

October 29, 2011
3:56 PM

Post #8868383

And last but not least beautiful Fall Charms from Barb!! Btw. Barb...you gave me already the charms when I visited you!!!! Thank you soooooo much for everything!! Miss you tons and can`t wait until spring to see you again.

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Canadastrid
Saskatoon
Canada

October 29, 2011
9:36 PM

Post #8868693

No it was not my own idea, last week we had a huge quiltshow in Saskatoon and i bought a book, called.
'Tis the season, (quilts and other comforts) from Jeanne Large and Shelley Wicks.

Bettypauze

Bettypauze
Victoria Harbour, ON

October 29, 2011
9:58 PM

Post #8868701

here we go LindaKay..if only I can finish the 3 I'm on I'd love to do this one..\\

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barefootT

barefootT
(thunder)Wildwood, FL
(Zone 9a)

October 29, 2011
10:15 PM

Post #8868707

lots of lovelies!!!
Astrid, that is fantastic!!
Betty are those 5'' squares in the tree!!??? that looks like a fun one!! should go much quicker than the applique!!! you will need that after doing three of them, and the big rag quilt!!!

Bettypauze

Bettypauze
Victoria Harbour, ON

October 30, 2011
3:47 AM

Post #8868791

Yes Thunder, it would be a treasure, wish I had the pattern before I started the other 3" and to think I've got the charms all cut out thanks to you all. Lol

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psychw2

psychw2
(Pat) Kennewick, WA
(Zone 5b)

October 30, 2011
8:23 AM

Post #8869065

Oh Betty, I LOVE that!!! is that a purchased pattern? I need a closer look at that.
abbisgranma
(Marion) Havana, FL
(Zone 8b)

October 30, 2011
8:33 AM

Post #8869083

Ditto to Pat's question regarding the pattern--really nice!!!!!
ElaineAnn1
Hillsboro, NH

October 30, 2011
2:01 PM

Post #8869436

OMG, Astrid and Betty, those ideas are wonderful...Love that tree Betty, wish I had that pattern! Those are both great uses for the 5"squares. Your both so talented...

Canadastrid
Saskatoon
Canada

October 31, 2011
9:56 PM

Post #8871389

Barbara, I received your envelope today...please check your cutting table for some fabric..because the envelope was EMPTY LOL
housse301
Lexington Park, MD

November 1, 2011
2:23 AM

Post #8871459

Sorry been slow on posting pics but these are from Thunder. My fav is the string of lights.

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housse301
Lexington Park, MD

November 1, 2011
2:25 AM

Post #8871460

And these pretties are from Barb. Thank you for the extra fabric.

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housse301
Lexington Park, MD

November 1, 2011
2:27 AM

Post #8871462

And these are from Marion. I just love the cardinal.

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housse301
Lexington Park, MD

November 1, 2011
2:30 AM

Post #8871463

And these are from Astrid. I love all the block that I have received but not sure what I will make yet.

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Quilter5bdsr

Quilter5bdsr
(Barb) Hillsboro, NH
(Zone 5a)

November 1, 2011
3:58 AM

Post #8871485

I don't understand what happened Astrid but I will have more squares out to you today!!!
Was the envelope sealed when you got it? I ask because the envelopes going to Canada were sealed at the post office after I found out if I needed a customs paper!!! I may have messed up there...
abbisgranma
(Marion) Havana, FL
(Zone 8b)

November 1, 2011
6:41 AM

Post #8871626

Astrid, I received you package yesterday. I love, love the pieces you sent. I am absolutely amazed at the different beautiful fabrics we have all received.

I am thinking it is time for mine to be reaching their destination in Canada. Anyone yet?

siliolegma

siliolegma
(Karen) Traverse Cit, MI
(Zone 5a)

November 1, 2011
7:21 AM

Post #8871676

Amazing how many different holiday designs there are.

barefootT

barefootT
(thunder)Wildwood, FL
(Zone 9a)

November 1, 2011
11:00 AM

Post #8871949

charms from Astrid...thank you they are great :)

many of the charms I have received will be going into two quilts for Malena !! she will be "graduating" into big girl beds, shortly after Daddy gets home...sew she is gonna need two quilts, as big girl bed is the bunk beds that were my boys!!

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mittsy
Cicero, NY
(Zone 5a)

November 1, 2011
1:57 PM

Post #8872174

Received these from Astrid. Very nice. TYVM!

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housse301
Lexington Park, MD

November 1, 2011
2:02 PM

Post #8872182

I just love the snowmen.
mittsy
Cicero, NY
(Zone 5a)

November 1, 2011
2:06 PM

Post #8872188

Look at the beautiful blocks I received as an embroidery swap from Marion. The "gift" for Taylor.

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mittsy
Cicero, NY
(Zone 5a)

November 1, 2011
2:06 PM

Post #8872190

For Jonathon.

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mittsy
Cicero, NY
(Zone 5a)

November 1, 2011
2:07 PM

Post #8872192

For Jarrod.

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mittsy
Cicero, NY
(Zone 5a)

November 1, 2011
2:08 PM

Post #8872194

and for Hannah

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housse301
Lexington Park, MD

November 1, 2011
2:09 PM

Post #8872195

WOW. Those are some great blocks .

barefootT

barefootT
(thunder)Wildwood, FL
(Zone 9a)

November 1, 2011
2:09 PM

Post #8872196

very nice :)
mittsy
Cicero, NY
(Zone 5a)

November 1, 2011
2:12 PM

Post #8872200

And then this package from Barb, who wants hers on account until she decides what she wants? I offered private lessons in Cocoa Beach this winter? Sounded like a good deal to me especially to someone with 27" of snow on the deck in OCTOBER! Aren't they all just wonderful. These quilts will be very special.

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barefootT

barefootT
(thunder)Wildwood, FL
(Zone 9a)

November 1, 2011
2:14 PM

Post #8872204

WOW :)

siliolegma

siliolegma
(Karen) Traverse Cit, MI
(Zone 5a)

November 1, 2011
2:29 PM

Post #8872228

Wonderful red and whites, I love them.
Canadastrid
Saskatoon
Canada

November 1, 2011
4:00 PM

Post #8872330

Love all the blocks...WOW indeed.

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abbisgranma
(Marion) Havana, FL
(Zone 8b)

November 1, 2011
5:50 PM

Post #8872502

Oh no, Mittsy, did you want the packages to be reds and whites? I can certainly redo them for you.

Love the blocks Barb made--but I also love red and white, red and khaki as well as red and purples together. I might be color blind. LOL
mittsy
Cicero, NY
(Zone 5a)

November 2, 2011
3:19 AM

Post #8872931

No, I am working on several Christmas quilts (at one time) for the grandkids. Barb just asked if I could use them and I said, sure I'll add some green to each one. Maybe sash it in evergreen branches print. Not sure yet, still picturing it in my mind. It will be beautiful, though just look at them.
abbisgranma
(Marion) Havana, FL
(Zone 8b)

November 2, 2011
6:29 AM

Post #8873089

Okay. I keep looking at the red and white blocks and thinking I need to do one in those colors. Trying to be really good and finish somethings before starting a new project. Let me tell you it is a hard chore for me to do!!
mittsy
Cicero, NY
(Zone 5a)

November 2, 2011
4:30 PM

Post #8873711

The story of my life. Guess I just like to multitask, or I get easily bored.
abbisgranma
(Marion) Havana, FL
(Zone 8b)

November 2, 2011
6:52 PM

Post #8873890

LOL my daughters laughing says I have ADD! Life is so much more fun with lots of things going on at once--hectic too.

psychw2

psychw2
(Pat) Kennewick, WA
(Zone 5b)

November 2, 2011
10:02 PM

Post #8874135

I HATE multi-tasking, especially at work. I just want to FINISH what I'm working on before having to move on and keep returning to try and finish... hate it!
Canadastrid
Saskatoon
Canada

November 2, 2011
10:14 PM

Post #8874141

Marion your package arrived in Canada today..thank you so much.

Quilter5bdsr

Quilter5bdsr
(Barb) Hillsboro, NH
(Zone 5a)

November 3, 2011
5:59 AM

Post #8874367

Astrid - my apologies for not getting a new package off to you yet. I'll try to get out before the weekend...

siliolegma

siliolegma
(Karen) Traverse Cit, MI
(Zone 5a)

November 3, 2011
7:57 AM

Post #8874546

Pat, I'm just not organized enough to multi-task. I have to finish one thing, clean everything up and then start another. I guess it's good though as I make it a habit to give my machines a good cleaning after each project. Might be why they are still running like new after more than 25 years.
abbisgranma
(Marion) Havana, FL
(Zone 8b)

November 3, 2011
9:19 AM

Post #8874716

I admire the two of you Pat and Karen. I don't know how or why I got into so many projects at once. Maybe Kim is right--I am ADD. Do, however, clean my machine often--remember how long I had to save before I could have the one I wanted. LOL

Quilter5bdsr

Quilter5bdsr
(Barb) Hillsboro, NH
(Zone 5a)

November 3, 2011
9:22 AM

Post #8874722

I got squares today from Astrid. Thank you so much - they are lovely and will go well with those I have...

barefootT

barefootT
(thunder)Wildwood, FL
(Zone 9a)

November 3, 2011
9:26 AM

Post #8874727

I most definitely have "quilting add" ^_^
abbisgranma
(Marion) Havana, FL
(Zone 8b)

November 3, 2011
9:29 AM

Post #8874733

I love having the company Thunder. LOL

barefootT

barefootT
(thunder)Wildwood, FL
(Zone 9a)

November 3, 2011
9:48 AM

Post #8874746

Me too Marion...more than happy to "share" with you !!!!

siliolegma

siliolegma
(Karen) Traverse Cit, MI
(Zone 5a)

November 3, 2011
9:51 AM

Post #8874753

LOL Marion, I'm the same way with packing for a trip. Launder every thing, put it away, then get out what i want to pack. I guess I just can't plan ahead.

Bettypauze

Bettypauze
Victoria Harbour, ON

November 3, 2011
1:14 PM

Post #8874951

Received some pretties, will take photo tonight and post..cannot wait to put them into a project...

psychw2

psychw2
(Pat) Kennewick, WA
(Zone 5b)

November 3, 2011
6:03 PM

Post #8875357

I got beautiful blocks from Barb AND Marion today! It was worth skipping lunch and running to the post office for! Marion, I was so surprised by the box and magazine and all those pink, black & white scraps too! OH MY!!
Barb, the halloween blocks are adorable, thank you so much!

I'm ONcall again today AND this weekend... the newbie still does not have her waiver from the county so it will be a couple more days before she can do the work and we have to continue to pick up the slack. I WANT TO SEW AND PLAY!!!
Qwilter
Fleming Island, FL
(Zone 9a)

November 4, 2011
5:30 AM

Post #8875877

Only 1 project at a time...I've never even thought of that concept before!!!!! I can't even count haw many "in process" projects I have. I have a Christmas quilt I started when I was still in the Army and I retired in 1998!!!! Every year about this time I think I'll get it out & woerk on it. And rhen it's January and I never did and by then I've lost interest yet again. This year, all the pieces are in FL so I have a good excuse for NOT working on it. Maybe after I retire...

And then there are the 10 projects in progress in my sewing room and the other 10 floating about in my head...
abbisgranma
(Marion) Havana, FL
(Zone 8b)

November 4, 2011
5:51 AM

Post #8875903

So I see I am in very, very good company!!! Jean, I have a quilt I took to Palestine with me in 1999 to hand quilt that I need to finish. There really isn't much left to do. Sadly when Ross and I returned home from that trip,he retired and shortly afterwards discovered he had cancer. Finishing the quilt was the last thing on my mind then.

It was interested working on the quilt while there. I would go down by the pool sitting in a shaded area and quilt. The people who worked there were fascinated by what I was doing as their crafts seemed to be more cross stitching. Word spread quickly about this strange American down by the pool who had cut up pieces of fabric, restitched together and was stitching again. LOL I never lacked for an audience--and some wonderful memories.
Thea1962
Ottawa, ON
(Zone 5a)

November 4, 2011
6:29 AM

Post #8875950

Marion...I received your beautiful charms!!! I just love all of them and such great selection!!
Thank you so so much.

Btw...did you receive mine?

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abbisgranma
(Marion) Havana, FL
(Zone 8b)

November 4, 2011
6:34 AM

Post #8875961

I am sorry Thea, I thought I had posted. Yes, I did received quite a while ago...brain just isn't functioning lately.
Thea1962
Ottawa, ON
(Zone 5a)

November 4, 2011
6:41 AM

Post #8875968

No worries Marion...just wanted to make sure you got them. Have the time my brain doesn`t know if it is coming or going too...lol
Qwilter
Fleming Island, FL
(Zone 9a)

November 4, 2011
6:56 AM

Post #8875989

Maroin - I traveled a lot my last few years in the Army. Usually I was the only female. I would take hand piecing projects with me. Working the nite shift we would have long stretches of down time. I would sit at work & quilt. The guys were fascinated by what I was doing. On the longer trips (3-4 weeks) I'd actually get most of the top done and they were amazed with the outcome.
abbisgranma
(Marion) Havana, FL
(Zone 8b)

November 4, 2011
7:56 AM

Post #8876089

I always have some hand work with me even when I go to see my Mom. The trip to Palestine had me concerned as I was alone all day and not much you can do besides read--housekeeping just didn't exist. LOL I really had to plan my packing as we were there for 3 months and I was limited on luggage. Did manage to take one piece full of crafty items and one for clothing. All our other pieces were allocated to Ross for hard hats, boots, work clothes and resource materials needed for the project. Managed better than I thought I would.
ElaineAnn1
Hillsboro, NH

November 5, 2011
6:10 AM

Post #8877389

Astrid, got my package the other day...thanks they are wonderful...

Sorry I haven't been around to talk lately,,,back has ben bothering me a lot..just want to lay on my bed when I get home and watch TV...I HATE this...too many projects to do.

barefootT

barefootT
(thunder)Wildwood, FL
(Zone 9a)

November 6, 2011
10:39 PM

Post #8879703

cute quilt made from two charm packs 72 5 inch squares!!!
http://www.cluckclucksew.com/2011/03/baby-bliss.html

Bettypauze

Bettypauze
Victoria Harbour, ON

November 7, 2011
8:21 AM

Post #8880035

Here I is,

Thanks Barb for the pretties, now I have to make some Victorian Santa's so I can use up the goat hair you sent

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Bettypauze

Bettypauze
Victoria Harbour, ON

November 7, 2011
8:31 AM

Post #8880048

Ooops, work is calling, will post the other 2 packages I received when I get a moment

Bettypauze

Bettypauze
Victoria Harbour, ON

November 7, 2011
12:34 PM

Post #8880319

Then I received these pretties from Astrid

Must say that when all made into a halloween project they will be spectacular..

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Kizmo

Kizmo
Marietta, OH
(Zone 6a)

November 7, 2011
2:52 PM

Post #8880549

aahh, that yellow punkin charm is cute!! Hey, wait a minute... check out the cookies!!!!! LOL
mittsy
Cicero, NY
(Zone 5a)

November 7, 2011
2:56 PM

Post #8880557

I received charms from Gloria today, but I had already received charms, First group

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mittsy
Cicero, NY
(Zone 5a)

November 7, 2011
2:57 PM

Post #8880559

Today's group, were these meant for someone else and sent to me by mistake?

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housse301
Lexington Park, MD

November 7, 2011
3:13 PM

Post #8880574

Mittsy those are from me.

Quilter5bdsr

Quilter5bdsr
(Barb) Hillsboro, NH
(Zone 5a)

November 7, 2011
4:22 PM

Post #8880656

I got some really nice squares from Laura today. Thank you so much. Don't know what is going on with my camera but it is giving me a hard time. I'll post pictures as soon as i can.


barefootT

barefootT
(thunder)Wildwood, FL
(Zone 9a)

November 7, 2011
4:23 PM

Post #8880657

I got an envelope from Laura too :) very nice thanks much...
housse301
Lexington Park, MD

November 8, 2011
2:32 AM

Post #8881151

So glad to see them arriving. Sorry they are late.
abbisgranma
(Marion) Havana, FL
(Zone 8b)

November 8, 2011
5:07 AM

Post #8881231

I, too, received my envelope from Laura.

Kizmo

Kizmo
Marietta, OH
(Zone 6a)

November 8, 2011
7:06 AM

Post #8881365

I rec'd mine from Laura yesterday also, love that Sugar Maple leaf square!!!! Thanks so much for the Halloween charms, I can sort all these for the kiddie quilt!

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abbisgranma
(Marion) Havana, FL
(Zone 8b)

November 8, 2011
11:16 AM

Post #8881623

All my Canadian packages but 1 has been accounted for so far. Sure hope the other one didn't get lost.

Bettypauze

Bettypauze
Victoria Harbour, ON

November 8, 2011
11:50 AM

Post #8881680

Ooops I got a package the other day from Thunder..

aren't they just gorgeous..now to find a pattern to do them justice

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siliolegma

siliolegma
(Karen) Traverse Cit, MI
(Zone 5a)

November 8, 2011
11:58 AM

Post #8881682

I didn't get into this swap but I'm enjoying looking at all the holiday fabrics. I can see these being made into a child's cuddle quilt. I thin a 4,5,6, or 7 year old would just love seeing all the pretty prints for the holidays. They would be almost like I Spy quilts.

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housse301
Lexington Park, MD

November 8, 2011
12:23 PM

Post #8881714

This is one of the quilts I have made with some of the charms I received.Just need to hand quilt it then all done.

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Kizmo

Kizmo
Marietta, OH
(Zone 6a)

November 8, 2011
12:38 PM

Post #8881734

That's a good one, Laura! I was thinking of doing a snowball type with the black for my Halloween kids quilt. But I like the way yours is cut...
abbisgranma
(Marion) Havana, FL
(Zone 8b)

November 8, 2011
12:44 PM

Post #8881747

Very nice Laura.
housse301
Lexington Park, MD

November 8, 2011
12:46 PM

Post #8881751

Thank you I am keeping this one. I wanted a pattern that allowed me to keep most of the pretty squares intact.

Bettypauze

Bettypauze
Victoria Harbour, ON

November 8, 2011
1:27 PM

Post #8881810

it's gorgeous Laura..how creative you are!

Quilter5bdsr

Quilter5bdsr
(Barb) Hillsboro, NH
(Zone 5a)

November 8, 2011
2:26 PM

Post #8881883

Now I don't know who I want to copy - Laura or Stu!!!!

siliolegma

siliolegma
(Karen) Traverse Cit, MI
(Zone 5a)

November 8, 2011
2:27 PM

Post #8881885

wonderful design Laura.
Thea1962
Ottawa, ON
(Zone 5a)

November 8, 2011
4:06 PM

Post #8882038

Oh wowwwwwwwww Laura...that quilt is beautiful!!! Ohhhhh and I see some of my charms in there!! That is really a great Pattern to use up the charms...what is the name of the pattern?

Barb...just make both designs!! One for halloween/fall and one for christmas.

barefootT

barefootT
(thunder)Wildwood, FL
(Zone 9a)

November 8, 2011
4:45 PM

Post #8882106

that is AWESOME ^_^ we need directions!!! measurements??!! something...wowow !!!
Thea1962
Ottawa, ON
(Zone 5a)

November 9, 2011
2:22 AM

Post #8882585

I found a simular pattern...but I LOVE Laura's quilt a lot better...

http://www.ryanwalshquilts.com/2010/06/bundles-of-joy-quilt-tutorial.html
mittsy
Cicero, NY
(Zone 5a)

November 9, 2011
2:56 AM

Post #8882589

Laura, that is beautiful, I'd name it Stained Glass Christmas Windows.
housse301
Lexington Park, MD

November 9, 2011
3:07 AM

Post #8882593

http://www.burkfabrics.com/Store/pc/viewPrd.asp?idproduct=45954
This is where I got the idea.
My black strips in the charms are 1" wide.
Then the cuts of the charms are 1 1/4.
Thank you everyone. Up to now I have not had a christmas quilt.
I hope I explained this ok .
Thea1962
Ottawa, ON
(Zone 5a)

November 9, 2011
4:28 AM

Post #8882636

"My black strips in the charms are 1" wide."

Bettypauze

Bettypauze
Victoria Harbour, ON

November 9, 2011
6:08 AM

Post #8882743

You all do such fantastic work...

Thunder, had forgot to add your name to the pretties up above..just did, love them.

Drats, took photo's to show you this morning, guess my camera batteries aren't strong enough to let me download.

Got my charms from Marion, they are all so adorable..got me laughing and smilling, included was the cutest piece of art..wait until you see it!!! Maybe at lunch I'll go pick up some batteries, can't wait for you all to see..Her gift was heartfelt because I know it came from the heart...

Bettypauze

Bettypauze
Victoria Harbour, ON

November 10, 2011
10:00 AM

Post #8884699

Why is it when you need a camera your batteries are never charged...lol

Now here is my new buddy sent to me by Marion

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abbisgranma
(Marion) Havana, FL
(Zone 8b)

November 10, 2011
11:31 AM

Post #8884829

So all understand--Betty loves Elvis and never to my knowledge misses the "Elvis" festival near her. Just couldn't resist the temptation!!!!!

Bettypauze

Bettypauze
Victoria Harbour, ON

November 10, 2011
11:38 AM

Post #8884832

Just got busy at work, omg, yes one of the world's largest Elvis Festival is in Collingwood, 45 minutes away from home and it's in an entire week of fun and Betty is there..

I thought he looked Marion a lot like one of my Elvis'

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abbisgranma
(Marion) Havana, FL
(Zone 8b)

November 10, 2011
11:43 AM

Post #8884840

I saw your "name" written all over it the minute I saw it. Enjoy!! LOL

Quilter5bdsr

Quilter5bdsr
(Barb) Hillsboro, NH
(Zone 5a)

November 10, 2011
11:43 AM

Post #8884841

Now I wonder what flavor he is holding in his hand Betty? French Vanilla by chance? Or maybe English Toffee?????
abbisgranma
(Marion) Havana, FL
(Zone 8b)

November 10, 2011
11:44 AM

Post #8884849

Who is looking at the coffee Barb? Certainly not Betty.

Kizmo

Kizmo
Marietta, OH
(Zone 6a)

November 10, 2011
12:16 PM

Post #8884899

LOL LOL

Bettypauze

Bettypauze
Victoria Harbour, ON

November 10, 2011
12:24 PM

Post #8884908

OMG..I have such a good time

I tell you, our gathering should be during Elvis Festival..what mischief we could get into

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Bettypauze

Bettypauze
Victoria Harbour, ON

November 10, 2011
12:26 PM

Post #8884913

Hunka/hunka/hunka

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abbisgranma
(Marion) Havana, FL
(Zone 8b)

November 10, 2011
12:27 PM

Post #8884917

Ah hum...I rest my case of why I bought the frog. LOL

Bettypauze

Bettypauze
Victoria Harbour, ON

November 10, 2011
12:35 PM

Post #8884936

Jim lives up on the bay I lived on, quite the character..my thoughts on the weekend of our get-together I'd have him come, dressed as Elvis, on a motorcycle to do Sunday morning church..spoke with him and said as long as he doesn't have a major engagement..then I'd make up sing-a-long sheets and think it would be spectacular

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Bettypauze

Bettypauze
Victoria Harbour, ON

November 10, 2011
12:36 PM

Post #8884937

could I be a cougar?

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Bettypauze

Bettypauze
Victoria Harbour, ON

November 10, 2011
12:38 PM

Post #8884941

Last one..lol
You've not only given me a treasure Marion, you've given me a laugh down memory lane..

OK, Crissy and Debbie here on DG made me climb the wall at Graceland...didn't want to do it..honest!

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Bettypauze

Bettypauze
Victoria Harbour, ON

November 10, 2011
12:47 PM

Post #8884969

Girls, can't resist, couple more

This is the Chilean Miner that sang Elvis songs to keep the miners entertained and giving them hope with gospel songs...he was wonderful..crowd went wild

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Bettypauze

Bettypauze
Victoria Harbour, ON

November 10, 2011
12:48 PM

Post #8884971

Starting them young...

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morknotmindy

morknotmindy
Oracle , AZ
(Zone 8b)

November 14, 2011
4:56 PM

Post #8890408

Betty, Really enjoyed the photos. Thanks for sharing.
Also, everyone, I have received all the blocks and have been sewing sewing snowballs all week. My first idea was to make one quilt with all the blocks, but somehow they started to divide themselves into smaller quilts... Like place mats, or table toppers. or mug rugs... Had to raid my stash for a few extras. I am having fun! My camera has gone on strike so until we can agree on whatever I'll post pics later. Thank you all for the great fabrics!

barefootT

barefootT
(thunder)Wildwood, FL
(Zone 9a)

November 14, 2011
5:07 PM

Post #8890428

glad you are having fun with it Gloria!!! :)

I traded some cottons for flannel, with Bev, and I have started a rag quilt !! sorry no photo at this point.

and I have charms on my design wall..trying to decide what to do??? I was going to do two DP9's for Malena's bunk beds ?? but now that I am looking at many of the charms on the wall...I am not sure how I am going to proceed???

this is not all of them...

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siliolegma

siliolegma
(Karen) Traverse Cit, MI
(Zone 5a)

November 14, 2011
6:19 PM

Post #8890526

Thunder, I think either the pattern that Laura or Stu made would be great.They would suit her now but she wouldn't outgrow it either.

Bettypauze

Bettypauze
Victoria Harbour, ON

November 15, 2011
5:40 AM

Post #8890986

Always amazes me at how creative you all are!!!

Laura, received your charms..was so excited to see your name on the envelope lol

Up at 4:00am working on the Christmas quilts , want them behind me so I can get these charms into a project.

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housse301
Lexington Park, MD

November 15, 2011
8:27 AM

Post #8891163

Betty glad they made it to you.
Everyone should have received from me by now need to go back and check.

Bettypauze

Bettypauze
Victoria Harbour, ON

November 15, 2011
9:11 AM

Post #8891206

I did Laura, it is amazing just how many fabrics I've not seen before..makes it an interesting swap!
abbisgranma
(Marion) Havana, FL
(Zone 8b)

November 15, 2011
9:17 AM

Post #8891211

Bev, thank you for doing the swap--it was fun and amazing how many different fabric we have received.

barefootT

barefootT
(thunder)Wildwood, FL
(Zone 9a)

November 15, 2011
8:40 PM

Post #8892122

it was definitely an AWESOME swap ^_^

Quilter5bdsr

Quilter5bdsr
(Barb) Hillsboro, NH
(Zone 5a)

November 16, 2011
6:53 AM

Post #8892507

Astrid your new package is on its way!!! You should receive it soon...

SewSassee

SewSassee
Orlando, FL
(Zone 9a)

November 17, 2011
1:15 PM

Post #8894437

Just finally got a moment to glance over here. Thank you all for the kind words and yes this was an awesome swap!

morknotmindy

morknotmindy
Oracle , AZ
(Zone 8b)

November 19, 2011
9:57 AM

Post #8896872

After negotiating with my camera, and agreeing to charge the battery more often, I was able to down load photos...
Now I am going to bore you all to death on another thread... But first, I want to show you the snowballs I've been making with all the wonderful squares you all sent me. Well, maybe not all of them right now... But this is a start. This is my design wall. I would not want to be without it. It beats standing on a chair or table looking down at the floor trying to see how your project looks! I took this photo a couple of days ago. I started sewing the snowballs together last night and done several more this morning. Then I took lots of photos of my 'studio". Inside and out. Prepare to be bored!! LOL

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Kizmo

Kizmo
Marietta, OH
(Zone 6a)

November 19, 2011
11:33 AM

Post #8897025

how cute is that???? Just got back from your other 'boring' posting... NOT!!!!! It's great to have a separate place for your hobbies! I plan on making a snowball quilt for the Halloween Charms I received from this swap, but it will have to wait until after Christmas...
ElaineAnn1
Hillsboro, NH

November 19, 2011
5:55 PM

Post #8897715

Laura, I received your package the other day...I LOVE them...

barefootT

barefootT
(thunder)Wildwood, FL
(Zone 9a)

November 20, 2011
8:18 AM

Post #8898486

great snowballs !!! studio pics ?? got to go find them!!??!! I love to look at studio pics!!!
housse301
Lexington Park, MD

November 20, 2011
9:26 AM

Post #8898569

Love the snowballs

Quilter5bdsr

Quilter5bdsr
(Barb) Hillsboro, NH
(Zone 5a)

November 24, 2011
4:13 AM

Post #8903678

Astrid, has your package arrived yet? Please post when you get it. Thanks, Barb

barefootT

barefootT
(thunder)Wildwood, FL
(Zone 9a)

November 30, 2011
8:59 AM

Post #8911372

Laura, Do you have any idea of how much yardage you used in the black for your quilt????
I have an idea for my charms, using your design...but using a few different butterfly design prints, in place of the black. not sure if I have enough??? would go to store to see if I can get more, if need be...

do you think thats crazy?? using a design print for sashings and borders, with so many colors??? my other thought is to use an off white ??? I am soooo sew confused?? LOL
housse301
Lexington Park, MD

November 30, 2011
12:39 PM

Post #8911579

Thunder maybe 1 1/2 yards. Black was just laying there so used it up.

morknotmindy

morknotmindy
Oracle , AZ
(Zone 8b)

November 30, 2011
2:00 PM

Post #8911658

Laura, I really like what you did with your charms. Very elegant! Anyone else made up anything yet!? I am ready for backing for two projects. A table runner and a table topper. Then I'm going to see if my lovely long arm will co-operate... I know I'd be really good at it if I could just figure out how to adjust the bottom tension!!! I also learned what not to do in making snowballs...
mittsy
Cicero, NY
(Zone 5a)

December 1, 2011
2:25 AM

Post #8912198

Wear mittens?

Bettypauze

Bettypauze
Victoria Harbour, ON

December 1, 2011
3:25 AM

Post #8912213

Waiting for the last of side panels on the 3 -12 months of Christmas to see if I can incorporate them as a border..would love to, just not sure it would be too busy...guess I could use them on 1 of them!

You are all so ambitious and creative..

psychw2

psychw2
(Pat) Kennewick, WA
(Zone 5b)

December 1, 2011
6:35 PM

Post #8913149

I had to scrolll up to see what you were commenting on Mittsy! LOL

Hopefully you will receive your Christmas finished blocks shortly.

barefootT

barefootT
(thunder)Wildwood, FL
(Zone 9a)

December 1, 2011
7:51 PM

Post #8913243

Mittsy, mine will go out in the mail on Monday.
Thanks Laura, then I think I have more than enough to do what I want...I just need to find some more hours LOL
Canadastrid
Saskatoon
Canada

December 1, 2011
8:27 PM

Post #8913268

[quote="Quilter5bdsr"]Astrid, has your package arrived yet? Please post when you get it. Thanks, Barb[/quote]

I picked up mail today..and yes your package was in there...I'm speechless...that is way to much...BUT I SURE LIKE IT A LOT...now to think of something special to make with it...thank you so much...thank thank thank.
Canadastrid
Saskatoon
Canada

December 1, 2011
8:51 PM

Post #8913291

I got the top of my Christmas quilt 2011 finished..thank to all the charms.
To bad i don't have the time to get it quilted on time, but I will make a start and see how far I get.

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Quilter5bdsr

Quilter5bdsr
(Barb) Hillsboro, NH
(Zone 5a)

December 2, 2011
9:28 AM

Post #8913689

Astrid I'm really happy to know that you got my package. After receiving an empty envelope, I'm sure you were not happy-I know I wasn't!! Glad this helps put a smile back in your heart. I'm sure you will find a project to use those charms on. There are several tote patterns around that are made with them...

morknotmindy

morknotmindy
Oracle , AZ
(Zone 8b)

December 2, 2011
1:50 PM

Post #8913962

Astrid, loved what you did for your quilt!
Mittsy, lol! When I have a bit more time I'll show every one what I learned about making snowballs. Another boring thread from me! Hey, it is supposed to snow here Monday so I'd better find me some mittens! Maybe there will be enough for me to make a snowman...

barefootT

barefootT
(thunder)Wildwood, FL
(Zone 9a)

December 2, 2011
2:25 PM

Post #8914006

Astrid, that is lovely :)
mittsy
Cicero, NY
(Zone 5a)

December 3, 2011
3:52 AM

Post #8914559

I am doing the anticipation dance at the mailbox each day. Birthday's coming soon so maybe an early surprise?

morknotmindy

morknotmindy
Oracle , AZ
(Zone 8b)

December 16, 2011
1:06 PM

Post #8932245

Well, I finally got a table topper and a runner put together. I'll quilt them after the holidays. This is the table topper.

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morknotmindy

morknotmindy
Oracle , AZ
(Zone 8b)

December 16, 2011
1:09 PM

Post #8932253

I put the t.t. on my old trunk. I'm very pleased with how it looks.

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morknotmindy

morknotmindy
Oracle , AZ
(Zone 8b)

December 16, 2011
1:14 PM

Post #8932266

This is the runner. Somehow the squares with blue in them just wanted to be together... Who am I to argue with them? The other projects shown will probably be finished sometime in 2012... The 'Merry' one is going to be a pillow and the other one is a small wall hanging. They are both Patrick Lose designs.

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morknotmindy

morknotmindy
Oracle , AZ
(Zone 8b)

December 16, 2011
1:19 PM

Post #8932276

This is where I put the runner. You can't see it to well but I know what it is. Next year maybe it will end up on my dinning room table, or the coffee table. It's on a cabinet that I keep DVD's in. The quilt on the wall is a Thimbleberries pattern and fabric. I made it for a tablecloth but like it better on the wall.

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abbisgranma
(Marion) Havana, FL
(Zone 8b)

December 16, 2011
1:24 PM

Post #8932288

Very nice Gloria.

morknotmindy

morknotmindy
Oracle , AZ
(Zone 8b)

December 16, 2011
1:39 PM

Post #8932316

Thank you Marion. You've been in my thoughts a lot lately. I'm going to spend the night with my 95 year old aunt tomorrow. She is such a sweetheart. She's my moms sister. This is my weekend for visiting out of town relatives. I'm meeting some cousins for the first time way down in the Southern part of the state. I am so looking forward to it.

Quilter5bdsr

Quilter5bdsr
(Barb) Hillsboro, NH
(Zone 5a)

December 16, 2011
2:26 PM

Post #8932393

Very very nice Gloria. You surely do have an eye for design. Not only in your work with fabrics but in the decoration of your home. Very very nice!!!!

Bettypauze

Bettypauze
Victoria Harbour, ON

December 16, 2011
3:20 PM

Post #8932455

Each time I open these threads I'm more in awe of everyone's work...ABSOLUTELY gorgeous!
abbisgranma
(Marion) Havana, FL
(Zone 8b)

December 16, 2011
7:39 PM

Post #8932668

Gloria, have a wonderful, safe trip and enjoy every second with your aunt.

psychw2

psychw2
(Pat) Kennewick, WA
(Zone 5b)

December 18, 2011
3:16 PM

Post #8934638

http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/fp.php?pid=8868701, Betty who, what, where is the pattern for this charm tree? I REALLY like that one and think there is a great possibility I could actually complete this one!
mittsy
Cicero, NY
(Zone 5a)

December 19, 2011
4:23 AM

Post #8935178

Many of my charm squares ended up in the four grandchildren quilts. This one will get binding, hopefully today. You can tell it's Taylor's by the bling. Sheila stippled it with gold thread. So beautiful, I couldn't have done it without all your help. Sheila took Jonathon's when she delivered Taylor's, hope to get it back Thursday.

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abbisgranma
(Marion) Havana, FL
(Zone 8b)

December 19, 2011
5:39 AM

Post #8935237

WOW!!! That is beautiful.

siliolegma

siliolegma
(Karen) Traverse Cit, MI
(Zone 5a)

December 19, 2011
7:32 AM

Post #8935367

That's what I was just going to say.

psychw2

psychw2
(Pat) Kennewick, WA
(Zone 5b)

December 19, 2011
7:36 AM

Post #8935375

That "gift package" block is so cute, I have to try it. Your quilts are turning out so pretty!!

Quilter5bdsr

Quilter5bdsr
(Barb) Hillsboro, NH
(Zone 5a)

December 19, 2011
11:38 AM

Post #8935651

Mittsy, I don't remember who made the gift package blocks. Could we perhaps find out and maybe get the pattern?????
mittsy
Cicero, NY
(Zone 5a)

December 19, 2011
1:42 PM

Post #8935860

Marion made the gift blocks.

psychw2

psychw2
(Pat) Kennewick, WA
(Zone 5b)

December 19, 2011
1:56 PM

Post #8935884

Marion just sent me a d-mail. THANKS
abbisgranma
(Marion) Havana, FL
(Zone 8b)

December 19, 2011
7:30 PM

Post #8936318

Yes, I will gladly share the pattern for all who would like to have it.

barefootT

barefootT
(thunder)Wildwood, FL
(Zone 9a)

December 19, 2011
8:03 PM

Post #8936375

would love a copy of that pattern Marion, Maybe we should do a package block swap for next Christmas???

psychw2

psychw2
(Pat) Kennewick, WA
(Zone 5b)

December 19, 2011
9:13 PM

Post #8936474

wouldn't THAT look pretty!!! a whole quilt of pretty packages with bright bows! I dying to get one made but I have to finish this baby quilt first.

siliolegma

siliolegma
(Karen) Traverse Cit, MI
(Zone 5a)

December 19, 2011
9:28 PM

Post #8936504

I like that idea Pat, you could put family names on the tags.

helenethequeen

helenethequeen
Longboat Key, FL
(Zone 9b)

December 20, 2011
4:59 AM

Post #8936666

http://www.quiltmaker.com/articles/itsawrap

Something like this for next year christmas????

siliolegma

siliolegma
(Karen) Traverse Cit, MI
(Zone 5a)

December 20, 2011
6:13 AM

Post #8936757

Yep...That's it.

psychw2

psychw2
(Pat) Kennewick, WA
(Zone 5b)

December 20, 2011
7:42 AM

Post #8936838

Oooooooooooo !! I love it!

Quilter5bdsr

Quilter5bdsr
(Barb) Hillsboro, NH
(Zone 5a)

December 20, 2011
8:01 AM

Post #8936856

I love it too. I will need the pattern though...Thanks Marion.

siliolegma

siliolegma
(Karen) Traverse Cit, MI
(Zone 5a)

December 20, 2011
8:38 AM

Post #8936890

Sounds like a few of us will need the pattern
abbisgranma
(Marion) Havana, FL
(Zone 8b)

December 20, 2011
6:53 PM

Post #8937429

Yes, that is the pattern. The only thing I have done is make some serious notes as the directions can be very confusing and many, many mistakes were made until I got it sorted out. I will gladly send the pattern with my notes to any who want it and I LOVE the idea of a package block swap for next year. If we sign up and start in January and send out later in the year, I might can join. LOL

My sister called tonight to tell me Mom is slowly getting worse. I am not surprised as she couldn't continue after the last episode with the pneumonia. The cavity in the lung is having an adverse effect on her breathing but I guess that shouldn't surprise us. My daughter and I will be leaving Thursday to go south so we can have Christmas with her. If no one objects I will send out the instructions when I return about the 27th.

So for now I am sending my very best wishes to each and everyone of you for a happy, safe holiday no matter how you celebrate and a very healthy New Year full of sewing swaps!!!!

siliolegma

siliolegma
(Karen) Traverse Cit, MI
(Zone 5a)

December 20, 2011
7:41 PM

Post #8937496

Hugs Marion, Absolutely no rush. Please travel safely and let us know how things are going when you can.

psychw2

psychw2
(Pat) Kennewick, WA
(Zone 5b)

December 20, 2011
8:44 PM

Post #8937703

After the 27th is fine, I'm sure NOT going to get any entertainment sewing before then.

Marion, I'm sorry your mother is continuing to do poorly, you & family are in my prayers.

Quilter5bdsr

Quilter5bdsr
(Barb) Hillsboro, NH
(Zone 5a)

December 21, 2011
3:09 AM

Post #8937867

Bless you Marion and know we are with you. I will continue to keep you and yours in my prayers.
mittsy
Cicero, NY
(Zone 5a)

December 21, 2011
3:37 AM

Post #8937875

Travel safe, Marion. I love the idea of a "GIFT" block swap.
mittsy
Cicero, NY
(Zone 5a)

December 21, 2011
3:37 AM

Post #8937876

I also need better directions for that block.
abbisgranma
(Marion) Havana, FL
(Zone 8b)

December 21, 2011
4:18 AM

Post #8937889

Thanks everyone. I didn't mean to "hijack" the thread about Mom as I know there are others with just as great of concerns as I have. For all of you, know I am thinking of you also and wishing for the very best! I will have to confess, your support is helping more than words can express.

Oh good Mittsy, I think the package idea would be so much fun! Sending warm thoughts and best wishes for your Mom.

psychw2

psychw2
(Pat) Kennewick, WA
(Zone 5b)

December 21, 2011
7:28 AM

Post #8938065

LOL... you never have to worry about hijacking Marion. Travel safe and we'll put together a "gift package block swap" when you return.

barefootT

barefootT
(thunder)Wildwood, FL
(Zone 9a)

December 21, 2011
8:18 AM

Post #8938111

safe journey Marion, BIG HUGS...

here is a very awesome thing to do with some charm squares...I am just amazed at the thing people come up with !!!
http://loveaffairwithmybrother.blogspot.com/2011/08/charm-flower.html

Quilter5bdsr

Quilter5bdsr
(Barb) Hillsboro, NH
(Zone 5a)

December 21, 2011
8:31 AM

Post #8938118

Got that one printed out for next year. I love how you browse Thunder!!! Happy today?????

barefootT

barefootT
(thunder)Wildwood, FL
(Zone 9a)

December 21, 2011
8:35 AM

Post #8938127

Just a little LOL ^_^

look at this

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xcl2QzNU2IE&feature=share

siliolegma

siliolegma
(Karen) Traverse Cit, MI
(Zone 5a)

December 21, 2011
9:20 AM

Post #8938168

Love the ornament Thunder, but the surprise is just totally awesome.
mittsy
Cicero, NY
(Zone 5a)

December 22, 2011
3:52 AM

Post #8939052

Thanks for sharing the wonderful video from Meg.

Quilter5bdsr

Quilter5bdsr
(Barb) Hillsboro, NH
(Zone 5a)

December 22, 2011
4:31 AM

Post #8939068

Now that's what I call Christmas in ALL it's meaning...Just so happy for you and your family Thunder...

barefootT

barefootT
(thunder)Wildwood, FL
(Zone 9a)

December 22, 2011
9:25 AM

Post #8939311

I am still getting teary eyed every time I watch it!!!
ElaineAnn1
Hillsboro, NH

December 28, 2011
7:15 PM

Post #8945955

Hey gang...sorry I haven't been around for a while...been sick..I thin k I killed my body a littledeveloped Ramsey Hunt Syndrome and that is a complilation of 1 injured nerve in my right eye which won't let the lid down...can't blink.+..Bell's Palsy + a shingles in my ear...all on the right side of my head. I am going for a Brain MRI Sat (Happy New Year's!!!!) and see what happens from there...

barefootT

barefootT
(thunder)Wildwood, FL
(Zone 9a)

December 28, 2011
7:18 PM

Post #8945958

gentle hugs to you Elaine. (((((((((((((((((((((((((((( )))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))

psychw2

psychw2
(Pat) Kennewick, WA
(Zone 5b)

December 28, 2011
7:49 PM

Post #8946021

Ooooooo Elaine... shingles anywhere is PAINFUL! I'm so sorry! Take good care of yourself and get better QUICK!

siliolegma

siliolegma
(Karen) Traverse Cit, MI
(Zone 5a)

December 28, 2011
9:05 PM

Post #8946160

Holding you in our thoughts Elaine.
mittsy
Cicero, NY
(Zone 5a)

December 29, 2011
3:36 AM

Post #8946272

Shingles are really bad, sure hope you get help real soon. Sendind healing prayers to you.
abbisgranma
(Marion) Havana, FL
(Zone 8b)

December 29, 2011
7:03 AM

Post #8946396

Elaine, so sorry to hear of your health problems. Please take good care of yourself sew you can join us again really soon.

Bettypauze

Bettypauze
Victoria Harbour, ON

December 29, 2011
1:36 PM

Post #8946817

Elaine, praying that health issues improve in the New Year..sounds as though you are having quite a time of it...
ElaineAnn1
Hillsboro, NH

December 29, 2011
2:46 PM

Post #8946896

THan ks everyone...this is killing me...Can't see well cuz my right eye is not working...Can't Sew!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
UGH
Thea1962
Ottawa, ON
(Zone 5a)

December 30, 2011
4:41 AM

Post #8947319

Elaine I am so sorry to hear that you are battling this painfull disease!! Sending you gentle hugs and praying that you will feel better soon and for speedy recovery. I can only imagine how scary and frustrating it must be for you not being able to do the things you love.

Well somehow my post with the picture of the beautiful embroidered Charms that Mittsy has send me got lost!!!
They are soooo special to me, because those are the birds my dear Mom loved. I will make them into a Wall Hanging for my sewing room.
Thank you so much Mittsy for your beautiful work!!

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Bettypauze

Bettypauze
Victoria Harbour, ON

December 30, 2011
5:27 AM

Post #8947350

Thea, can't wait to see them in a work of art you will create..you are always soooo creative!

siliolegma

siliolegma
(Karen) Traverse Cit, MI
(Zone 5a)

December 30, 2011
6:00 AM

Post #8947399

Ooooh love the birds, I'll have to look for those. They will make a loverly hanging Thea.

Quilter5bdsr

Quilter5bdsr
(Barb) Hillsboro, NH
(Zone 5a)

December 30, 2011
7:25 AM

Post #8947497

Those are wonderful Thea. I can "see" a hanging already!!!!

I talked to Elaine this morning and she is having an MRI of her head tomorrow. Hopefully they will find what is behind all these symptoms. She is miserable because she can't sew or paint. We decided we were both going to do purging and tossing this week while we both wait for answers. I have gone through all my quilting magazines and taken out any patterns I wanted. The rest are going to our local swap shop. She is going to try to do the same. We both are then working on all the paperwork we have accumulated. I have some that should have been shredded a long time ago and Elaine says she does too. These are things she can do using only one eye. Her other is still under a patch as it cannot blink. She can use your prayers fellow quilters...

I had my test with the scope down the throat yesterday and I'm thrilled (so far) with the results. The enlargement of my bile duct is not anything I need to worry about. It is the way it is and there is nothing wrong in it. They found no masses that would cause the narrowing at its base. The only thing they found was that I do have gastritis and they took several biopsies to check the cause. This is something that can be treated with medicine. I know I still need my gall bladder out but at least they eliminated my fear of cancer in my digestive tract. I will talk with the surgeon next week about getting the gall bladder out. Then in mid Jan I will get another CT scan of the lungs to check on the spot they found. At least now I feel I'm getting answers and working on solutions instead of just sitting here worrying. I thank all of you for all yourprayers. They surely did help me and I'm so grateful.

Off to start some laundry...BBL...

psychw2

psychw2
(Pat) Kennewick, WA
(Zone 5b)

December 30, 2011
7:49 AM

Post #8947532

Barb, I am so glad to hear the big "C" word is off the consideration list! I can imagine how crazy I would be if I could not read or sew, so I can quess at no painting or sewing! . Do not pass up the opportunity to "listen to some books" while you are not able to use your eye sight for the other things you love. If your local library will likely have some you can check for free.
abbisgranma
(Marion) Havana, FL
(Zone 8b)

December 30, 2011
8:07 AM

Post #8947560

Keeping both you Barb and Elaine in my prayers. Very good news so far---just remember about the spot--it isn't always the big "C". So we found out with Mom.

Shredding parties seem to be the thing right now. I am finally getting the boxes of papers I have accumulated shredded and will be using the wonderful stuff for mulch. No colors pieces included...helps me with the nicest earthworms in the soil. Neighbors looked at me like I was nuts until they realized it just helped with my garden. Also sorting through my quilting patterns I have saved and now deciding I no longer am interested in doing them. Funny how our "taste" changes as we age.

Have a great day everyone no matter what you are or will be doing.

Quilter5bdsr

Quilter5bdsr
(Barb) Hillsboro, NH
(Zone 5a)

December 30, 2011
8:15 AM

Post #8947573

Marion you know they say that great minds think alike. I guess it's true!!!!

psychw2

psychw2
(Pat) Kennewick, WA
(Zone 5b)

December 30, 2011
8:17 AM

Post #8947576

1st of the year and all that stuff... we can eliminate another portion of old stuff. Just remember there are certain things you should NOT get rid of.

Quilter5bdsr

Quilter5bdsr
(Barb) Hillsboro, NH
(Zone 5a)

December 30, 2011
8:18 AM

Post #8947578

I'm keeping Norm!!!!!
abbisgranma
(Marion) Havana, FL
(Zone 8b)

December 30, 2011
8:31 AM

Post #8947590

I'm keeping my internet sewing/quilting buddies. Keeping Ross in my heart forever.

psychw2

psychw2
(Pat) Kennewick, WA
(Zone 5b)

December 30, 2011
8:41 AM

Post #8947600

Barb, I had to go back and reread to see what you were referring to when you said "I'm keeping Norm!" LOL... silly girl!

Quilter5bdsr

Quilter5bdsr
(Barb) Hillsboro, NH
(Zone 5a)

December 30, 2011
8:42 AM

Post #8947603

Glad I gave you a chuckle Pat. HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!

psychw2

psychw2
(Pat) Kennewick, WA
(Zone 5b)

December 30, 2011
9:22 AM

Post #8947655

Ya, I'm keeping my Sweetie too. He may be a little worse for wear right now but he's a Keeper! They finally sent him home with a leg yesterday, he is not suppose to be complete weight bearing on it yet as the place where he tore open is still not completely healed. Still... he is allowed to walk into the bathroom now with crutches and not use a wheel chair, he's DELIGHTED! LOL It has been a LONG 3 months since this surgery.
abbisgranma
(Marion) Havana, FL
(Zone 8b)

December 30, 2011
10:01 AM

Post #8947709

That is progress Pat.

Quilter5bdsr

Quilter5bdsr
(Barb) Hillsboro, NH
(Zone 5a)

December 30, 2011
11:10 AM

Post #8947781

One day at a time Pat! He's happier today than he was yesterday... I love hearing good news!!!

helenethequeen

helenethequeen
Longboat Key, FL
(Zone 9b)

December 30, 2011
12:46 PM

Post #8947911

that is HUGE for both of you. This aging is soo much work. Patch , patch patch. HD

psychw2

psychw2
(Pat) Kennewick, WA
(Zone 5b)

December 30, 2011
2:10 PM

Post #8948043

Ya when I turned 49 I think the warantee on all my parts expired. I had a hysterectomy and gall bladder surgery within 3 months. Prior to that the only thing I'd been in a hospital for was to have babies LOL> My husband says he feels like an old work truck. Fix one thing and something else needs fixing, it doesn't look too good but it keeps on keeping on so you keep it!

Growing old is NOT for sissies!

Bettypauze

Bettypauze
Victoria Harbour, ON

December 30, 2011
2:26 PM

Post #8948083

Evening all, brrr cold outside but cozy as old heck I side..

Barb gave me the idea to clean craft room and purge today..what she didn't say was don't pick a few projects, see what fabrics you have and make a list of what supplies are needed..ran to the city and picked up bags of fabric, shaking my head, so much for purging..

But oh Lordy, if I get ambitious this weekend I'll have some treasures.

Barb, both you and Elaine are blessed with being able to gab and get together..praying that things will I prove for her. Thrilled that Your results although worrysome don't have the 'c' word..

By the way, if by chance Norm does go, tell him there is a Canadian gal who lives but miles from a timmies who has doors always open..I just love being spoilt!

Off for a bath and washing fabric...no not in same water. Lol

psychw2

psychw2
(Pat) Kennewick, WA
(Zone 5b)

December 30, 2011
3:02 PM

Post #8948135

Look out Barb, Norm has a new partner waiting in the wings!!

Mittsy, I got the 3 new kitty charms from the post office! Do you still want Christmas blocks in exchange or some other color scheme now? Have you completed all your Christmas quilt orders for the family this year?? I especially love the golden colored embroidery kitty, I like the applique ones but LOVE the embroidery kitty!!!

I'm thinking a combination of BIG kitty pieced blocks, plus the charms, plus "other" in a less organized way than my usual self would be fun. you know, combine one or two of these : http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/fp.php?pid=8922278 plus one or more of these: http://www.quilterscache.com/K/KidsCat.html maybe frame it all with :
http://webstore.quiltropolis.net/stores_app/Browse_Item_Details.asp?Shopper_id=369812301124493698&Store_id=507&page_id=23&Item_ID=5041

Quilter5bdsr

Quilter5bdsr
(Barb) Hillsboro, NH
(Zone 5a)

December 30, 2011
3:19 PM

Post #8948159

I'm not worried Pat. Norm would give Betty the shirt off his back but he is mine and I know it. However he could help her, he would. Your quilt sounds like it will be a dream.

barefootT

barefootT
(thunder)Wildwood, FL
(Zone 9a)

December 30, 2011
8:17 PM

Post #8948469

go for it Doc!!! sounds awesome !! ^_^
mittsy
Cicero, NY
(Zone 5a)

December 31, 2011
4:10 AM

Post #8948615

I could use any red, green, and white Christmas star blocks or any (red and white only) that would go with some I received from Barb. I'll post more info as it gets brighter outside and I can take some pictures.

Glad everyone likes their embroidery blocks. Hope the lavender butterflies made it to Ocala area.

I am praying that each of us have excellent health in 2012 and that any parts that break down or need replacing are readily available and in good supply!!!!

Bettypauze

Bettypauze
Victoria Harbour, ON

December 31, 2011
5:13 AM

Post #8948639

Mornimg,

Lucky to have gone into Orillia to Fabricland yesterday afternoon as we have freezing rain so I now have enough fabric to play with my 5" squares..hoping I have enough white on white..so little available!

Hope it is a sunshine day in your neighborhood!!
abbisgranma
(Marion) Havana, FL
(Zone 8b)

December 31, 2011
8:03 AM

Post #8948767

Betty, stay inside and play--that's an order! LOL We have a very heavy fog today--still hasn't started to lift--actually feels like a slow rain outside. I had planned to prepare a standing rib roast for us today but lo and behold they are not on sale this week and I refuse to pay 13.99 a lb. for some. I could put that to much better use buying fabric--more pleasure and no worries of weight. Betty, are you in need of some white on white fabric? Let me know, please. Just might be able to help you out with that one.

Mittsy, post pictures soon about blocks needed. I am hoping to get my embroidery pieces made into pillows for my living room very soon. They blend with my colors so perfectly!!!

Sending happy, healthy and sewing thoughts to evey one for the New Year. Looking forward to a new year with all my special friends.

Bettypauze

Bettypauze
Victoria Harbour, ON

December 31, 2011
8:28 AM

Post #8948816

Marion, been playing since before sun up. Lol. Had flannel blocks cig and ragged from previous rag quilts so bought more yesterday..already cut, ragged and ready to sew together..then got 3 meters of white on white cut I to 5" blocks and now that all the housework is done and I'm out of my Jammie's I'll play with the tree and present design..that being said I have 10 black/red/white quilt blocks sitting on my bed, thought I'd make a foot runner for end of bed..materials for it purchased last night and now in washer...so I've plenty to keep me inside...

This being confined to the house for a week due to health issues is the pitzzzz, could have been south enjoying sunshine!

Is getting milder though, sure hope the kiddies don't lose their snowmobile snow.

Marion, wow talk about mega $$$ for meat, really can't blame you for not going that route..I should put a roast on, tired of Christmas leftovers and being alone well let's just say I don't feel the need to be cooking...maybe I'll save it for tomorrow seeing it is a day I fill each moment to keep myself busy..

I will let you know about the white on white..only had one bolt...omg Marion, fabric per yard ranges for cotton print between $16 -$22 a yard..don't save your pennies for fabric shopping this side of the border.

abbisgranma
(Marion) Havana, FL
(Zone 8b)

December 31, 2011
8:51 AM

Post #8948839

Oh I know about the prices of fabric there Betty. Save my money for maple sugar candies, butter tarts, maple syrup and Timmies! LOL

Kim and I usually have a standing rib for Christmas when they are on sale ($5.99) but for some reason no one has them on sale now. Of course, tomorrow will be pork loin, black eyed peas, greens and cornbread. Just guess I am Southern and to set in tradition to change that.

Are you using TOT cotton? I don't think I have ever seen and TOT flannel, do they make it? Let me know about the fabric as we do get it so much cheaper than you do. Always can find a sale somewhere.

Hope you are feeling well soon and take care, stay in side and do fun things!!!

psychw2

psychw2
(Pat) Kennewick, WA
(Zone 5b)

December 31, 2011
9:24 AM

Post #8948884

Ok Mittsy, blocks to go with these: http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/fp.php?pid=8872200 I have enough red and whites to make some nice coordinating blocks. I was studying Quilterscache just last night trying to select the blocks for my friends Christmas 2012 quilt. She bought beautiful fabric without any idea of what she wanted and asked me to make it into about twin size or GENEROUS lap quilt.

I am committed to FINISHING Paula's quilt, even if that does mean sending it out to have it quilted.
mittsy
Cicero, NY
(Zone 5a)

January 1, 2012
8:39 AM

Post #8949885

I rarely keep anything for myself, but fell in love with those red and white blocks. I thought green sashing and borders would tie it all together for a Christmasy look.
We (Judy and I) have been fabric shopping in the thrift shops. Judy's daughter tipped us off to a half price sale at the local cancer benefiting thrift shop in south Cocoa Beach. I got a beautiful denim jumper that has little flowers embroidered on it. Judy got one with gorgeous embroidered fall flowers, she's turning hers into a tote bag. I'm working on some denim purses made with 5" charm squares. I also got some beautiful green fabric with a tropical look and some beads, a nice ceramic flower pot and three binders to put my embroidery patterns in.

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mittsy
Cicero, NY
(Zone 5a)

January 1, 2012
8:41 AM

Post #8949889

The color is more green on the fabric. I'll try to get a better picture in natural sunlight. here's the flower detail on the jumper.

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mittsy
Cicero, NY
(Zone 5a)

January 1, 2012
8:47 AM

Post #8949899

The picture taken in sunlight still looks more brown than the fabric actually is. But t does show the pattern better.

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Quilter5bdsr

Quilter5bdsr
(Barb) Hillsboro, NH
(Zone 5a)

January 1, 2012
9:38 AM

Post #8949968

It looks like it is a mottled fabric with the leaves being highlighted with an olive green. Very Very pretty.
abbisgranma
(Marion) Havana, FL
(Zone 8b)

January 1, 2012
9:51 AM

Post #8949985

Nice find!

psychw2

psychw2
(Pat) Kennewick, WA
(Zone 5b)

January 1, 2012
3:50 PM

Post #8950417

What a haul Mittsy!!! I will try to get those R & W blocks done ASAP.

Quilter5bdsr

Quilter5bdsr
(Barb) Hillsboro, NH
(Zone 5a)

January 1, 2012
5:43 PM

Post #8950548

Thought you might like to show this picture to your Mom Mittsy. I used the little red&white rug she made as a base for my tree. And then I forgot to put the snow around the bottom!!!!

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mittsy
Cicero, NY
(Zone 5a)

January 2, 2012
4:34 AM

Post #8951022

How wonderful, I'll e mail picture to my sister Patty and she can show it to mom. Thought I'd share a picture of my Christmas purse that Judy made me. I love it and am making one with similar pattern in denim.

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Quilter5bdsr

Quilter5bdsr
(Barb) Hillsboro, NH
(Zone 5a)

January 2, 2012
4:59 AM

Post #8951036

That is beautiful. What a nice job Judy did on it. Please tell her I'm impressed!!!! I like making tote bags too and they make such nice gifts...Now I want to make the Mondo bag which Cher sent the pattern to me...
abbisgranma
(Marion) Havana, FL
(Zone 8b)

January 2, 2012
5:28 AM

Post #8951066

What is a/the Mondo bag?

Oops, Mittsy hang on to that bag carefully because if I am near you I might just try to relieve you of it! LOL Very pretty and love the fabrics Judy used.

This message was edited Jan 2, 2012 8:30 AM

Bettypauze

Bettypauze
Victoria Harbour, ON

January 2, 2012
7:00 AM

Post #8951151

Beautiful fabric and love the bag...

I'm the proud owner of one of Barb's bag totes..use it everyday!!! I so appreciate it when someone makes me something homemade..most times, people think that because I do crafts, sew, paint and stained glass that why bother but it sure does make my day knowing how much energy, creativity and time went into doing something just for me...

I'm sure you'll love your tote every bit as much as I love mine

Here cleaning my craftroom, bought a few new tools, checking them up, on another table sits all my 5" squares and I'm wondering, should I continue to clean or just get creative juiced going??? hmmmm what to do, what to do on this blizzard of a day!
abbisgranma
(Marion) Havana, FL
(Zone 8b)

January 2, 2012
7:15 AM

Post #8951167

Cleaning can wait! LOL Start with the 5" squares Betty.

No blizzard type day here but high winds and a hard freeze warning tonight--not complaining as this will be the first.

psychw2

psychw2
(Pat) Kennewick, WA
(Zone 5b)

January 2, 2012
9:17 AM

Post #8951334

Don't ask this group whether to clean or sew, YOU know the answer you'll get!! Mittsy, do you know what fabric line etc that the beige background fabric is?? I need to get another light background for my friend's Christmas quilt.
mittsy
Cicero, NY
(Zone 5a)

January 2, 2012
1:37 PM

Post #8951707

Judy bought it from Keepsake in NH. It came in a Christmas fat quarter pack or a charm pack. Sorry we don't know the fabric line.

psychw2

psychw2
(Pat) Kennewick, WA
(Zone 5b)

January 2, 2012
9:28 PM

Post #8952361

*sigh* oh well!! It really is BEAUTIFUL!

Quilter5bdsr

Quilter5bdsr
(Barb) Hillsboro, NH
(Zone 5a)

January 9, 2012
6:02 AM

Post #8960224

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ELAINE!!! I'll see you later...
abbisgranma
(Marion) Havana, FL
(Zone 8b)

January 9, 2012
6:07 AM

Post #8960231

Elaine, have a really nice day today--Happy Birthday!

Bettypauze

Bettypauze
Victoria Harbour, ON

January 9, 2012
7:27 AM

Post #8960338

Joining the others in wishing you a 'happy birthday' Elaine ,
Singing the birthday song, off key ..maybe the others will drown me out. Lol

Enjoy your day!

barefootT

barefootT
(thunder)Wildwood, FL
(Zone 9a)

January 9, 2012
9:07 AM

Post #8960488

Happy Birthday Elaine :)
ElaineAnn1
Hillsboro, NH

January 19, 2012
11:10 AM

Post #8974258

Thanks for all the prayers...feeling a "little" better...had a hearing test today...seems the shingles has affected my hearing a little...still have the double vision...that sucks...and I talk like Daffy Duck...lol...

THe hardest part is I can't see enought to sew or paint and it's driving me CRAZY!!!!!!!!.

psychw2

psychw2
(Pat) Kennewick, WA
(Zone 5b)

January 21, 2012
1:27 PM

Post #8976740

boy... that would suck! You need to get some audio books so you can get some entertainment!

Bettypauze

Bettypauze
Victoria Harbour, ON

January 21, 2012
3:13 PM

Post #8976896

I can well imagine Elaine! Audio books would be good as a form of entertainment..let's hope you'll be able to get back to what you enjoy..if not, then new exciting crafts will be learnt. Time for healing..sending prayers and soft hugs

psychw2

psychw2
(Pat) Kennewick, WA
(Zone 5b)

February 13, 2012
10:33 PM

Post #9005929

New twist on a swap: 2.5 inch strips http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/1242558/

psychw2

psychw2
(Pat) Kennewick, WA
(Zone 5b)

October 8, 2012
10:04 PM

Post #9300260

I saw this today and thought "WOW! that have been perfect for using this charms! http://www.squidoo.com/free-christmas-quilt-patterns
ESPECIALLY this one!!! http://www.hoffmanfabrics.com/EDocs/Site10/Merry%20&%20Bright%20quilt%20pattern.pdf

barefootT

barefootT
(thunder)Wildwood, FL
(Zone 9a)

October 8, 2012
10:28 PM

Post #9300274

I have way too many Christmas ideas already !!!! YER KILLIN'ME LOL

psychw2

psychw2
(Pat) Kennewick, WA
(Zone 5b)

October 9, 2012
7:42 AM

Post #9300479

Heck no!!! just giving ya a few more ideas so when the NEXT charm swap comes along you'll be all primed!

Bettypauze

Bettypauze
Victoria Harbour, ON

October 9, 2012
8:10 AM

Post #9300498

drats, thought I was caught up with all my swap pkgs.
can't remember if I used my Christmas Charms
Another mission tonight, go in search of them...thanks for the link
abbisgranma
(Marion) Havana, FL
(Zone 8b)

October 9, 2012
9:09 AM

Post #9300560

Oh my I do love this group of people!! Always looking for some wonderful new ideas to challenge us so none of our "brains" go stagnant. Love you Pat. :-)

barefootT

barefootT
(thunder)Wildwood, FL
(Zone 9a)

October 9, 2012
9:16 AM

Post #9300567

ohhhh so you are priming us for another swap...well then all is good!!!! ^_^

psychw2

psychw2
(Pat) Kennewick, WA
(Zone 5b)

October 9, 2012
8:28 PM

Post #9301146

Hehehehe... that subtle huh??? YES, I admit it, I'm thinking another charm exchange would be fun.

barefootT

barefootT
(thunder)Wildwood, FL
(Zone 9a)

October 9, 2012
9:01 PM

Post #9301174

I'd be in

psychw2

psychw2
(Pat) Kennewick, WA
(Zone 5b)

October 9, 2012
9:31 PM

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