Happy 4th Everyone!

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I have been working on these blocks for my Mom. We bought the BOM together but there were issues with fabric not cut correctly and they are paper pieced. She gave the blocks to me when all the issues were discovered and I am giving them back to her, it’s taking me a couple of years but the time is now.  We will finish our quilts about the same time, whoooo hooo. We used to live very close but now we live a couple of hours away to we still can quilt together virtually and occasionally together. I have a couple of blocks on mine where things aren’t correct and I am going to try to make a block to finish it. Creative opportunities, right? The store who did the BOM is out of business and the book is pictured. Not sure if it is still available for those who have asked. I found a link in a Canadian shop. I will have to find some fabric, I think. Even with the issues this will be finished and it is a spectacular quilt and the design is amazing.

2016-07-03 16.51.02 Mom gave me these pre cuts, too. I sewed the yesterday. I am going to either make a table runner out of them or an advent calendar. Not sure which yet, gotta think about it. I have never appliqued anything so large. Ideas? Fuseable , dryer sheet method or just pin and blanket stitch? I am open to any ideas and tips. The centers are just on the Dresden plates for the photo .

2016-07-04 08.03.53Shameless plug, I have 4 quilts on Handmade at Amazon. I have a store there and I can keep it open until the end of 2017 to see if I like it. Do you or anyone you know need a quilt? Link is on the sidebar near the top. I will keep adding more and more as I finish them. Spread the word!

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We went to our little Lake and watched the fireworks on Saturday. There was a big problem …… they ran the show backwards. Finally we had good year for weather to see the celebration!!! They did the Finale first and the show ended with one little puff of a fire work. So anticlimactic….  Oh well, we have had 4 opportunities to see Fireworks this weekend and the big show is tonight in our neighboring town. We sat next to the people doing the big show at the lake and we all went…. WHAT HAPPENED HERE? Nice people and funny jokes went around.

I did get a interesting pic of the lake, the sunset, boats on the lake and spectator.  And one lone  firework.



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