Monthly Archives: January 2015

Scrap Quilt #117 – Another Quilt Top from Donated Blocks

The quilt top I did the last week from the donated blocks was the same sack I got these blocks and unfinished blocks. Theses were blues and greens, and purple batik. I don’t buy batiks, because they are expensive and for me the … Continue reading

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Coin Purse from Tandy Leather

In the sacks of stuff from Jayden there was a coin purse kit from the Tandy Leather company. Everything you needed to finish the coin purse was in the package. I remember these from when I was a kid at camp. There was a … Continue reading

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Ten Cent Santa Mugs from the Fifties

Last week on of my students came in with two bags of junk and stuff. They had been cleaning out junk and they thought of me. The sacks had crafts item, lace and trims, and other things I could use at school. … Continue reading

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Arkansas Alley Antiques and Roy Dudley Estate Sales Today

This weekend was the weekend for the Arkansas Alley Antique Show at the Expo Center in Conway. It was, also, the weekend for Roy Dudley’s Estate Sales in Little Rock. I called Liz and Pete and they wanted to go se … Continue reading

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Joan’s Redwork Calendar Quilt Quilted

Joan finished her redwork calendar quilt before Christmas that I drew the patterns. We took it to Eddie and he got it quilted and brought it to the Little Rock guild meeting. Now the only thing she has to do … Continue reading

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Scrap Quilt # 116 – Quilt Top Made from Given Batik Blocks and Pieces

At the AQG meeting last Monday night three people gave me sacks of scraps,  finished and unfinished blocks. I’m not quite sure now who gave me the pink, purple, and green batik blocks and pieces. I took them Saturday to … Continue reading

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Seven More Little Primitive Watercolors

This week at school while I was waiting between classes, I continued painting seven more little primitive watercolors.  I first sketch them off in pencil, do the backgrounds, and bigger areas, then the detail. I use an old Prang watercolor set that … Continue reading

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