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Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilt #5 ~ California Poppy

The California Poppy When Nancy announced to the members of the quilt club that the poppy would be the next flower in Grandmother's quilt there arose a great discussion as to whether it should be the Shirley poppy, the California flower or the poppy that covers Flanders field. Of course, these vary in size and… Continue reading Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilt #5 ~ California Poppy

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Workbasket ~ A Little of This…

For the baby shower, one of the activities was to decorate onsies.  GmaC took one home to tie-dye one. I held one back to embroider.  The flower basket iron-on pattern didn't transfer very well to begin with.  Letting the onesie sit around for a week or two, only allowed it to fade further.  :-/ The… Continue reading Workbasket ~ A Little of This…

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Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilt #4 ~ Harebell

The Harebell  As the quilt club members assembled for their weekly meeting they heard the strains of "Blue Bells of Scotland." That gave them the flower of the day. It was Jeannie's turn to make the block and she exclaimed in pleasure over the dainty blue bells which Nancy had designed. She said she could… Continue reading Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilt #4 ~ Harebell

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Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilt ~ Progress #3

Progress on Grandma's Flower Garden Quilt seams to be moving along. The Fuchsia block was constructed the same as the Crocus block, by taping it to the window to correctly place the prepared pieces. This block, like the first one, doesn't have the handles.  I still haven't been able to get more of the basket… Continue reading Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilt ~ Progress #3

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Workbasket ~ Knitting Night Treats

Once upon a time (a few weeks ago) our knitting group agreed to meet at my house for knitting night.  I mentioned to DSH that I believed that DW kind of liked it when people came over.  She said that she hadn’t seen any canapes. If he liked people coming over there should be canapes. … Continue reading Workbasket ~ Knitting Night Treats