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I am a wife, mama and grandmama getting through life by hanging on to a needle and thread.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

With A Little Help From My Friends

Thanks to the help from a few good friends, I have 21 quilts, a fleece blanket and a bag of bindings to deliver to Lap Robes for Veterans this week.  These quilts will be distributed to veterans traveling on the Honor Flight out of Rochester, NY next month.

Thursday, September 17, 2015

On To The Labels

The quilts that I have been working on for Lap Robes for Veterans are all quilted and bound, so the only thing left before I ship them off is to stitch on the labels.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Another Shirt Project

Like so many others in the family, my youngest son loved the idea of a table runner made with his grandpa's shirts.  He picked out a very simple pattern which worked well to showcase the different plaid prints and once quilted in a half inch grid pattern, it turned out to be quite special.

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Modern Quilts: Expect The Unexpected

Modern Quilts: Expect the Unexpected is now on display at the Gmeiner Art & Cultural Center.  The show is open daily from 2:00-5:00 pm with free admission. This juried exhibit consists of thirty-three quilts and wall hangings made by sixteen quilters.  If you are in the area be sure not to miss this exhibit!

Friday, September 4, 2015

Knitting For Pre-Schoolers

The local yarn shop is collecting hats and mittens for pre-schoolers, so I thought I would give my fingers a break from binding and knit a hat or two.  Working with size 11 needles and a double strand of worsted weight yarn is a nice switch from sewing bindings with a tiny needle and thread!

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