Monthly Archives: October 2011

Using and Taking Care of Sterling and Silver Plate – People Have Asked

 This is and old artcle I wrote for the “Petit Jean Country Headlight” several years ago.

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Scrap Quilt Top #46 – Let’s call it Shabby Chic

Scrap Quilt Top # 46 –  It’s 11:00 P.M. and just finished another quilt top today!!! The goal I set in January was to make 50 tops using up all the scraps, orphan blocks, blocks people didn’t want, and the … Continue reading

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Scrap Quilt Top # 45 – Not My Favorite One

SCRAP QUILT TOP # 45 – After I showed the 44 scrap quilt tops at the Arkansas Quilters Guild October meeting, I had to clean up the house for Geannine and her friends to come and sew, and I have had company. So, … Continue reading

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Paper Collages – “Lucas Goes to Morocco”

I get so tickled when people say, “You are so talented! I can’t even draw a straight line.” The difference in me and them is, I am smart enough to find and use a ruler. Making your own art is so easy. … Continue reading

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Potholders!! Fun for the Whole Family!!!

Potholders! One of life’s simplest crafts is the potholder loom and loops. We had a potholder loom at home during the 50’s. Mama would get us loops and we would weave potholders for our kitchen and  TeeTee’s kitchen next door. … Continue reading

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The Silver Saga Continues & Fixing the Last Post

In the last post I talked about my altered art and paper collages I enjoy to make. I posted several pictures and they were there when  “published” it and when I went to the post the pictures were not there. So, … Continue reading

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Altered Art and Magazine Collages

Of course being and art teacher for 37 years and studying art in college and taking school and private art lessons all my life, I  have gone through any phases. But, one phase I haven’t jumped on big time was  … Continue reading

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