Monthly Archives: November 2011

Getting Closer to My Goal – Scrap Top #49

I finally finished my Scrap Quilt Top #49 last night at 5:30. For this top I went to the stack of UGLY, as in REAL UGLY blocks. I kept putting blocks back that wouldn’t go with anything. They were all sizes and … Continue reading

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The City is Cleaning up the Collasped Buildings – F I N A L L Y!!!

Morrilton downtown has not looked the same since the collapse of two buildings on the corner of Broadway (Highway 64) and Division Streets. Because, of several factors, one being one man just didn’t care, the collapsed buildings have been a huge eye sore … Continue reading

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Sit & Sew – My Talented Quilt Friends Meet the Last Thursday in Nov.

Morrilton Sit & Sew – November’s Meeting:  We always have a good time at our Morrilton Sit & Sew. They meet in my studio on the last Thursday of the month. I’ll have to ask them how long we have … Continue reading

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Joan Beard and Her Block of the Month Embroidered Blocks.

My quilt friend, Joan Beard hasn’t been quilting all that long. But, she is a natural. She buys the most wonderful combinations of fabric. Her secret is she buys on line lines of fabric that already go together. She just … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Week Snowflakes – Ideal Magazine Pages

When I have nothing to do at school, I flip through magazines and tear out pages to make paper snowflakes.  I fold and cut and get them ready to cut designs in them. I have several blanks made up, but for some … Continue reading

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We Put the Fun in Dysfunctional – Happy Thanksgiving, Y’all!

Aunt Marvaree’s funeral was the day before Thanksgiving.  Aunt Marvaree McClaren Johnson Guinn was my son’s (Blake), great-aunt. She was a sister to his grandmother, Jean Lynch. Aunt Marvaree started teaching school right out of high school even before she got her degree. She went … Continue reading

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Flea Market Finds, I Saved $200! – Words from Liz to Live By

Today I called “G-ma Mary” (Mary Love), my Morrilton quilt buddy and told her that I saw 6 walnut Victorian chairs with cane bottoms last week at an antique store in Atkins I wanted and 10 red Viking juice glasses at a flea … Continue reading

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