Category Archives: contest

Update on miniature quilt contest

Months ago, I held a contest to help save my local post office.  I sent the winner of the contest the quilt a while back and then promptly forgot to show you the completed mini.  Here it is…. It went … Continue reading

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One Thousand and a Winner

I’ve put off writing this post because I don’t have the miniature quilt prize quite finished, but I’m going ahead and getting back into the game, so to speak.  I did have the drawing in anticipation of this one thousandth … Continue reading

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999

Happy National Post Card week — May 5 – 11, 2013!  Why not celebrate by mailing out some post cards this week? This postcrossing post card got here a little earlier in the month!  I love it!  Maybe by next year, … Continue reading

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I’m back and writing — slowly

I’ve been really busy the last couple of months.  I’ve been on the road a lot.  First, I went to Austin for the first QuiltCon show (modern quilts!).  Then I went to Dallas for Quilt Celebration and a quilt retreat.  Next, I … Continue reading

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Online Miniature Quilt Auction!

As you know, I’m a member of the Quilters Guild of Dallas and we have our annual quilt show coming up — March 8th – 10th, 2013.  Saturday the 9th at 1:30 PM there will be a live miniature quilt auction to benefit Search … Continue reading

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Hurray! My Post Office will remain OPEN!

It’s official, my post office will remain open with a reduction in hours!  In January the postal service sent out a survey to address our post office’s possible demise.  In the survey, we had to give our choice of several … Continue reading

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More Postcards

This is post #988.  So far, I haven’t made any changes to the mini that will be won in a drawing during post #1000.  It’s not too late to enter.  Sometimes, I post daily, but most recently it’s been every … Continue reading

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Postcards to Share

First let me say that this is post 987.  Only 13 to go to get to post 1000 and my miniature quilt giveaway!  It’s not too late to get in on it.  Just mail me a postcard or letter that … Continue reading

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984 — More Hex Heart Play

I’ve been totally obsessed with basting the English Paper Pieces.  I finished all of the fabrics that could possibly be in the yellow and grey heart hex mini last night.  There are so many options!  It’s so much fun just … Continue reading

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Post 981 — A Contest to help Save My Post Office

I want to save my post office.  I live in a rural area.  My post office is about 7 miles from my house and it’s the closest post office to my house.  I can get my mail delivered to the … Continue reading

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