Monthly Archives: June 2013

Antiquing in Beaumont and Jefferson, TX and Conway, AR

While we were at Ethel’s, she took us to Goodwill. I found a crystal creamer, a brass candle holder, a Cuthberson Christmas trivet, and a box of wooden hand-painted ornaments for my small tree. On that tree that’s all I have are … Continue reading

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My Workshops for the Triangle Quilt Guild of Beaumont, Texas

Friday and Saturday of last week I was at Beaumont, Texas teaching two workshops. The workshops went along with my lectures on scrap quilts. The title was “Repurposed and Rejuvenated Quilt Blocks” – New Quilts from Previously Cut Fabrics and Loved Blocks.”  … Continue reading

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Golden Triangle Quilt Guild June Meeting, Beaumont, Texas

I was invited to teach and lecture at the Golden Triangle Quilt Guild in Beaumont, Texas last week.  They have two meetings, one in the day and one at night on Thursday. Then they had two workshop days. Friday and Saturday.  The guild … Continue reading

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Dot Collins, a Perfectly Fantastic Quilter and Wonderful Friend

I met Dot Collins at the Houston Quilt Show a few years back. She was a friend of a friend and a bunch of us ate supper together there one night. We had a blast. You can see the group … Continue reading

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We stayed at Ethel’s House in Port Arthur, Texas

A year ago I was asked to do two programs and two workshops for the Golden Triangle Quilt Guild in Beaumont, Texas. I was so excited, because I had met several of the members at the Houston Quilt Show and they all … Continue reading

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Petit Mountain Car Show – Oily, Rusty, Tin, Metal, Dusty and Hot

The annual car show on top of Petit Jean Mountain was this weekend. Liz and Pete invited me up. On the way I stopped at Kurtsy and Arron’s yard sale and got to see Donna. Good to see them. We visited a … Continue reading

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Car Show Weekend Means Yard Sales in Oppelo

This weekend is the Car Show on Petit Jean Mountain. It was Lucas the Tail-Less Wonder Dog’s day to get beautified in Perry County. I got up, dressed and took him. I took him an hour early, because I forgot she doesn’t … Continue reading

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New Cafeteria Wall at Sacred Heart

When I went to Dr. Larry and Dr. Judd at the eye clinic the other day, across the street is the school I teach in, Sacred Heart. I was floored. They had taken the west cafeteria wall completely out. I called Mrs. … Continue reading

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Big Garden Angel Idea Turns into Christmas Tree Ornaments

I love Pinterest. I get so many ideas from so many people. I was scrolling through it a couple of days ago and saw this tall Garden Angel made from an old wooden shutter. The wings were old wood planks, … Continue reading

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Flag Quilt Made for Community Service Silent Auction

My neighbor, Janie called last week and wanted to know if I would do something for the Community Service silent auction in memory of our friend Steve Willbanks. I told her I would try, and that I had to go to … Continue reading

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