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Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt #3 – Rose

 The Nancy Page Quilt Club had Just assembled when one of the members went to the piano and sang, "My Love Is Like a Red, Red Rose." That started the afternoon and the hours bloomed with tales of roses even as the gardens of Omar blossomed that he might gather the petals for his precious… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt #3 – Rose

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The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt #11 – Camellia

October 8, 1933 Block No. 11 - The Camellia (text) Today’s block of the Modernistic flower Quilt, No. 11, represents a camellia. Normally the blossom is red or white and resembles a rose, but this one turned out t0 be a crossbreed, a study in pink. The bloom is in three pieces, the largest, upon… Continue reading The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt #11 – Camellia

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Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt #2 – Fuchsia

There was a most beautiful display of colors when the Nancy Page Club assembled for their weekly meeting. The crocus block made last week was duly admired. The first part of the Grandmother's Garden quilt was finished. Cynthia viewed her work with pride. Alice's block was the fuchsia. She had the buff and white basket… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt #2 – Fuchsia

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Workbasket – Progress From Behind the Scenes

Flower of the Month Embroidery Block - January The last time I worked on the Flower of the Month Embroidery was (groan of dismay) October 27, 2020 (Goodness, that was almost a full year ago). It wasn't the lack of WIPs that caused me to work on it. It was the lack of bringing any… Continue reading Workbasket – Progress From Behind the Scenes

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Grandma Magic – The First Letter Sweaters

Recently, in February, Gson#1 turned 7. At his birthday party, he very confidentially explained that his and #2's letter sweaters (from Christmas 2017) are now too small to be worn. I told him that if he brought them to me, I would make them big enough to wear again. I was pretty sure that would… Continue reading Grandma Magic – The First Letter Sweaters