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Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Saturday, January 11, 2014
Was thinking about my women of the bible quilt. Dolores Quilts - Women of the Bible Here is a link that gives pictures of each quilt and poem and more information
I just found that there is a women of the bible quilt along starting now. It is a women's bible study and 52 week of quilt blocks. It uses simple block patterns to represent each study. They use the Women of the Bible devotional book by Ann Spangle and Jean Syswerda. Here is a link to the yahoo group. http://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/WomenoftheBibleQuilt/info I have no connection but thought it was worth passing on.
Thursday, January 9, 2014
I have finally made the commitment to unstitch my goddess for my mother earth quilt. Taking out tight stitches in 2 pieces of 1 inch foam stacked and fabric was tedious. I love the new results and can now finish quilting the background and adding the beaded spiderweb. Then for the trees and 3-D leaves.
I celebrated my 50th birthday early by having a half century celebration party. The party was to thank all those who have made my life what it is. The menu was lasagna, spaghetti, garlic bread and vegetable soup. I also baked two chocolate cakes from scratch and made chocolate molded pretzels. Family brought fruit and veggie trays. We had a great time. Guests were to entertain me. Even my grandson stood on a bench and sang in front of everyone. I wrote and sang my own old age song to the tune of My Favorite Things. (Side note - the malox version going around the web was not written by or sung by Julie Andrews)