Category Archives: grandkids

Fourteen Year Old Quilt in Progress

I started this quilt for my oldest granddaughter fourteen years ago!  I showed the main, center portion to her mother at her baby shower.  I had intended to finish it before she was born, but I apparently put it away … Continue reading

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Sponge Bob Square Pants Mail!

I just saw this on Facebook and had to share it with you! Unfortunately, I can’t figure out where to get the photo of the Sponge Box Mailbox to show you. Yes, that’s right! There will be thirty Sponge Box … Continue reading

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Another Self Made Envelope

I had a question about addressing the envelope after my last post on envelope making.  I made this envelope to send a letter to my granddaughter.  It basically shows the same technique for making an envelope that I showed here, but this time, I … Continue reading

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Forgot to mention Yesterday

When I actually got to see and talk to my granddaughter in person, she changed her mind about the type of quilt she wanted me to make for her.  It’s not the log cabin variation that I’d made for her … 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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Always ask a kid for clarification

I’m starting to get ready for a quilt retreat, at least mentally making lists of things to take.  One thing I plan to work on is my grandson’s pink hexagon quilt.  I’ve never tried to plan a hexagon quilt before.  Hopefully, … Continue reading

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There is an art blog that I love for many reasons.  Artsyville is loads of fun to read and I love to see all of Aimee’s amazing doodle creativity and the lists she has.  She has a great etsy shop where I often … Continue reading

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ICADS #5, 6, 7 and 8

Loading photos is quite frustrating since my son made changes to my laptop.  He made the changes so that I could print from my laptop while at his house, but I’ve about had it.  I think I’ll print what I … Continue reading

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ICAD 2,3 and 4!

I may start posting these daily or may continue to do this in a group format.  It’s hard to tell with the kids and my life right now. A little update on the doggy poisoning situation of yesterday — apparently one … Continue reading

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Index Card A Day Challenge Time!

We’re taking up the challenge issued by Tammy at Daisy Yellow.  It will give me something else to do with my grandchildren while I’m with them for an extended visit!  We all like playing with art.  In fact, all four of … Continue reading

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