Monthly Archives: November 2010

Enjoying your turkey coma?

I know I am. Love me some turkey. And tomorrow is turkey & dumplings – ambrosia in gravy.  Speaking of Thanksgiving, I’m so proud of myself. For the first time I made my grandmother’s stuffing/dressing. It’s a giblet dressing and … Continue reading

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And the winner is…

Rachel! Congrats, I’ll be in touch.  And I’ll also post what the prize is here, once Rachel & I decide what it is. 😀 There will be one more giveaway this year, for my blogoversary next month I’ll be giving … Continue reading

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I love round numbers. 🙂 Yesterday my little blog gained its 200th subscriber – which means it’s giveaway time! Leave a comment if you think you’d like a little something from me. I haven’t decided what it is. I think … Continue reading

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The place where all the cool stuff is…

my stash. 😉 Yeah, I went shopping. Problem? Didn’t think so. Marie Antoinette. Oh yes. Floss toss on Silkweaver’s African Daisy. Planning to start soonish. Quilty magazines & JCS (it has a Brooke’s Books which makes it an auto buy). My problem … Continue reading

Posted in Caribbean/Mystery 12, High Maintenance, Marie Antoinette, Quilting, Stitching | 15 Comments

Only one left

The second to last Halloween package has been delivered to its new home. Taken from Prairie Moon’s For Thine is the Trick and Treat. Stitched on 28ct black joblean with DMC glow in the dark (Cathey’s checking on the truthiness … Continue reading

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New Stitchy Nest

I has a chair! Many moons ago I had a stitchy chair, $25 auction find. We had a long and lovely relationship – sadly all things must come to an end. About 4 years ago it was retired to the great charity … Continue reading

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Vintage Birds

I was at a local antique store Monday and take a look at what I found! Aren’t they lovely? Hand done, on black velvet embellished with beads and sequins sandwiched around a hat pin. They may or may not be … Continue reading

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10 on the 10th

Stealing Annette’s meme, ’cause I’m cool like that. 😉 10 of my favorite quilts from Festival ’10 (notice OF my favorites, and these aren’t in any order either – it’s stressful enough trying to pick just 10) No more words, … Continue reading

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I've walked miles and miles

Houston International Quilt Festival is practically criminal in its size. Massive doesn’t do it justice.  And oh how I shopped; but the best part was the company. Amanda, Annette, Cheryl, Marie, and Pat along with bumping into a few other local quilting … Continue reading

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Return of Thursday Things

I don’t know why I let this meme fall away (oh wait, I’m lazy – of course! how could I forget?) Thursday’s Thing I Wished I Stitched How outstanding is this?! A gal by the name of Carol made this … Continue reading

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