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And the Winner Is . . .
What a fun week it’s been. I had a few more blog readers, more comments, and more re-tweets than I expected! Thank you all – they were fun to read and I hope to see you back here again, now that I won’t be spending all my time on contest posts and college classes. (No, I’m not done, but I only have one final exam left for this semester.) Not only that, but I hope some of you checked out Samantha Warren’s blog, who started this whole thing with a Blog Scavenger Hunt for her birthday. I found several new bloggers I liked, and I even won a prize one day! As a participating blog, I couldn’t play on the days my blog was featured, so I wasn’t eligible to win the Kindle Mini, but some lucky person did. Speaking of which, the winner of Susan Wiggs’ The Goodbye Quilt … Continue reading
Posted in Blogging, Music, READING Tagged book giveaway, Jennifer Jensen, Jon Schmidt, Quilting 1 Comment
Writer Meets Quilt: the Quilt is Winning
This really shouldn’t be hard, should it? I mean, I’m an intelligent woman. And I’ve sewn off and on through my life: my daughter’s dresses, a few shirts for my husband, skirts and shirts for me, and even a jacket. And while I haven’t pieced a quilt before, I have tied many, so I should be able to combine the two skills, right? It all started when we spent a Friday evening up at Kim’s and she mentioned she was starting a block-of-the-month quilt the next day. “Why don’t you come, Mom?” she asked. Too much to do, a 45-minute drive up there – lots of reasons not to. But by the end of the evening I was considering it, and by morning I had made up my mind. It would be fun to do together and I could do it a section at a time, instead of spending several … Continue reading
Posted in Home & Family, Humor, Misc Tagged Arts, Block of the Month, Crafts, Fiber Arts, Quilt, Quilting, Sewing 6 Comments