Monthly Archives: June 2011

Scrap Quilt #33 – I got the blues!

Do you like blue? In the box that my dear friend Cathy Hammons Slater sent a couple of months ago, there was some blue and white blocks she acquired from an internet exchange. Several of them have names written in the seams on … Continue reading

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Scrap Quilt #32 – Using up the scraps from the left-over scraps.

YOU GOT ANY IDEAS???  – When I started this project of making as many scrap quilts from other peoples leftover scraps and  unwanted blocks, I didn’t realized at first that no matter how much you use up there is always some scraps left. … Continue reading

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Scrap Quilt # 31 – Carol Ann Ripped Another!

I   L O V E   Carol Ann’s scraps and cut-up tops. I can’t imagine making something and cutting holes in it and not using all the wonderful fabric in something. Carol Ann gave me her red and black pagoda quilt top … Continue reading

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Beaders Group meets at C.A.’s – We missed Bren-Bren & Keri!

Our Beaders group met at Carol Ann’s this month. It’s always a joy to go there. Lots of room and plenty of fun and fellowship. Everyone showed up but Keri and Brenda. It’s never the same without the whole gang. … Continue reading

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CAQ Scrap Workshop – Scrap Quilt Top #30

The Central Arkansas Quilters asked me to teach a scrap workshop at the regular meeting last month. I showed some tops and quilts and then we had the class. It was a lot of fun and everyone seemed to love doing … Continue reading

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AQG Block of the Month #4 – April

AQG Block of the Month #4 – April – We got behind because of  the first of the year and a cancellation because of snow, so, this month we are on the fourth block for the picture block of the month. I … Continue reading

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A Gourmet Chef, I am not! – Normal food with friends.

Being on a diet, going to the dietician once a week and having Fina the Fitness Guru coming over 3 times a week for workouts has been my life for over 2 years.  BUT, when I get hungry or when  … Continue reading

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Second Saturday Quilt Group – More fun than a barrel of monkeys!

Second Saturday – Years ago Carol Ann Wilbourn opened her house for any quilter that wanted to go and learn or sew or quilt or visit. She set the monthly date for the second Saturday of each month, hence the name: Second Saturday. Carol … Continue reading

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What the Heck is a Button Club??? – Friends with a common interest…..

Several years ago a new friend named Keri moved from Fort Worth to Little Rock. She was a quilter and a button collector. After settling in she came to the Arkansas Quilters Guild and sorta just fit right in. She had a … Continue reading

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Adding to Collections – The Thrill of the Hunt!

 I have been a collector all my life. As a matter of fact, I have the first antique I ever bought and when Mama cleaned out and moved I got her first antique she ever bought. Mine was a hand-carved wooden box and … Continue reading

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