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I am a 40 something female who has a great love for crafts...any crafts. I love quilting, I collect fabrics, books and patterns. I enjoy traditional patterns in bright colors. My favorite fabrics are batiks and brights. Because I am a great collector...I now have a stash that is out of control. My goal for the upcoming year is to reduce my stash. I won't stop collecting so I need to become more productive.

Tuesday, March 28, 2006


Peace. Just to say the word makes one sigh. I am at peace. I had such an amazing Spring Break. It is great to be with people who you know love you and no matter what you say or do they will always love you. It is great to share food, drink and talk about anything! And I do mean anything!
Now I have to come back from my peaceful place and go back to work.
Today, I am working on my wonderful Traci's Trail Quilt and doing laundry. Tonight is Olive Gardern...yummy.
Have a blessed day all.

Sunday, March 12, 2006


The weather here is gross! So humid and hot. A preview of summer I am sure. Just a reminder to myself to get the air conditioner recharged so I can be really cool this summer.

Well, I am sewing today in my messy sewing room. Dressed in a T-shirt and shorts...Life is good as long as I can hear the purr of my sewing machine and of course the air conditioner.

Wednesday, March 08, 2006


It is awful when outside life gets in the way of your sewing! My sewing room is just as messing as ever...perhaps more so. I have several BIG projects coming up and can I just tell you that I wish certain people in my life would leave me alone. I have no time to car shop....I don't want to look at property...and no, I am not going to change my plans for Tahoe.
Well, I guess winter is over. I really love winter, the crispness of it. The lack of insects the need to snuggle under lots of bed covers. The need for quilts.
I grew up with quilts. Little blanket of love created by my family. Whenever I sleep under quilts from my childhood I feel the hugs from my great aunt, the gentle kiss from my grandmother. I hear all their words of encouragement and I smile. They are not here physically but are present in every stitch of the quilts they left for me. No wonder I am such a peaceful sleeper. A quilt is better than any picture in a frame.

Friday, March 03, 2006

Wonderful Friends

Had dinner last night with some quilting friends...good food, excellent conversation an overall great time! I left with a full tummy, a little snack for later (double chocolate brownie) and a huge bag of new quilting goodies.
Tonight I am again having dinner with a dear quilting friend who is giving me some pink fabric, we have promised not to talk about quilting all night...men are so controlling, smile!
Things to do today...

1. Wash, iron and cut fabric for class tomorrow
2. Do clothes laundry...amazing this is number 2, underwear is a must
3. Feed myself and the furry beasts
4. Purchase litter, change litter pan...this is a must!!!

Have a great day all!

Thursday, March 02, 2006

Decisions, Decisions

Okay,decisions have been made about the sewing room and also about my spring break..I will be going to Tahoe and I am getting cabinets. Tickets have been purchased and time lines for all have been made so the trip is on!
Now the cabinets have been ordered...nothing fancy mind you, but it will look really nice when done.

Off to bed for me. Going south in the AM, oops it is already AM.