Monthly Archives: October 2013

Joan’s Redwork – My Designs

Two years ago I did the Block of the Month for the Arkansas quilter’s guild in Little Rock. I did 12 designs based on a calendar quilt idea. The designs were made to either use fuse applique, hand applique, or embroidery/redwork. I … Continue reading

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One Stitch at a Time -Additions to the Petit Point Collection

A friend called last week and told me he was going to a wonderful estate sale in Oklahoma City. He sent me a link to the estate photos. There was a picture of 9 petit point purses stacked along with … Continue reading

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The Scrap Quilt Top from the Beaumont, TX Workshop

This summer when I was in Beaumont, TX the quilters at the workshop/classes voted for me to take all the scrappy house and tree blocks home and put them together into a quilt top. See my post on the workshop: https://jimgatling.wordpress.com/2013/06/27/my-workshops-for-the-triangle-quilt-guild-of-beaumont-texas/ IContinue reading

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Seven Garbage Bags of Fabric and Other Stuff from My Oklahoma Trip

Gary called from Tulsa a couple of months ago and asked when I was coming to Tulsa to quilt with the gang there. I couldn’t make it at the end of summer, but the Claremore quilt show was coming up, so … Continue reading

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I Won a Ribbon at the Claremore, Ok Quilt Show

Friends asked me to enter the Claremore quilt show. So, mailed 4 quilts to Gary the week of the show.  I stayed in Tulsa and went to the show on Friday and Saturday with Gary. Then came back with both … Continue reading

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Tulsa Quilt Guild – October 2013 Meeting

Last week when I went to see my Tulsa friends, Gary, Joe, Dianne, and Susie and to see the Claremore quilt show. I had a blast. I left at noon on Thursday and got there in 3 1/2 hours. Easy … Continue reading

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Paper Tree Sculptures from One Sheet of Paper

“Trees are nature’s way of making lace.” That is a saying my dear friend, Pat Eaton once said. As most of you know I teach art at a private Catholic school in Arkansas. I have all the elementary kids K-6 … Continue reading

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Sharon Danner’s Fabric – AQG Oct. Meeting 2013 – Part 1

Our dear quilt friend Sharon Danner passed away and her daughter, Billie, and her husband let members of the AQG sell her fabric to guild members tonight. Sharon was our guild treasurer when she got sick. She was a beautiful person inside and … Continue reading

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I Hurt My Hand Cutting Paper Snowflakes

Well, I did it. I don’t know what I did , but I really did it.  My thumb started aching on Thursday and the only thing I can think of is that I hurt/pulled something. it brought tears to my eyes. … Continue reading

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I found Judy and Bill in an Antique Store in Conway.

On the way back from a sale in Little Rock today, Debbie and I stopped at Jennifer’s Antiques in Conway. Debbie found a 1956 Morrilton High School Devil Dog annual. (I have always called the annuals, but at Sacred Heart they … Continue reading

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