Monthly Archives: May 2013

Memorial Day Picnic at Ralph Newkirk Beach, Petit Jean Mtn.

I was invited to attend a picnic today on Petit Jean Mountain at Pavillion B on Ralph Newkirk Beach. Ralph Newkirk was a brother to my good friend Pearl Newkirk Jones. He was in the army as a medic and died in the WWII. The … Continue reading

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Went to See Eddie to Pick up My Quilt – Benton Antiquing

Yesterday, Mama and I went to Eddie and Melissa’s in Benton, AR to pick up my color challenge quilt that he quilted for me. You know, It’s the white iris quilt top with only army green, black and white. He did an … Continue reading

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Heart and Hand Sewing Group Works on the Retreat

This past Sunday the Heart and Hand Sewing Group met in Conway for their monthly meeting. We brought things to work on for ourselves and for the Conway retreat. DeeEtt had cut out felt leaves and I machine embroidered on the … Continue reading

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My Thread Painting Class at Quilt Arkansas – The Iris Panel

For some unknown reason I have jumped in and started my examples for my thread painting class for Quilt Arkansas early.  I usually wait to the last-minute to get everything done, but so far I have made a couple of … Continue reading

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My New Obsession – Swedish Tarts – Part 2

Swedish Tarts – The Recipes: These are from a 1956 recipe book named : “Old Swedish Ebba’s Forms and Recipes  1956” by Ebba Thufvesson.

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My New Obsession – Swedish Tartlet Molds, Part 1

Before Thanksgiving I found a set of tart molds and a cookbook for tarts dated 1956. I followed the recipe sorta and made pumpkin tarts. Since then I have found other tart mold in different sizes and styles. last weekend at … Continue reading

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Clothes Shopping – I Miss the Old Greer’s Store in Morrilton

Well, a few weeks back I went to  Little Rock to the mall with friends. The gals were getting toes done and the guys went to Dillard’s clothes shopping.  I brought money and credit cards. Our old Greer’s store in Morrilton … Continue reading

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