Thursday, December 14, 2017

My Beautiful Florida Daughter Lauren

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Look at that beautiful smile! She has been this happy since she was a baby.  You have seen her in some of my other pictures but for some reason I never took her “Portrait with the quilt” before.
We had lunch together today at our clubhouse and I had planned on a photo there which I forgot. Then she got the car packed with the huge quilt I gave her and was ready to leave and remembered so I had her come back inside to take this. I took two pictures and they both were great.
She is one of those people that makes you happy to be around. Everyone loves her.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Having Fun With My Quilts

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Making a few changes
6 point star color change to greens
I do love green
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Swirling colors

Monday, December 11, 2017

New Afghan In Progress

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This is the afghan I am currently knitting.
It is very different than my usual ones.
I am using one strand of a bulky yarn and have close to 20 colors of the yarn. I use an entire skein and then change color.
It is so soft and comforting. I wish there was some way I could share with you the feel of this yarn. You can bet I’ll be knitting a shawl or cowl with some of this yarn.

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Bags, Pouches and Odds

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I have been making a lot of “little things” with leftovers from projects. The reds, greens and Christmas fabric make this bag perfect for the Christmas season.
Log Cabin knitting needle holder

This was an unfinished class project for a sewing kit. I didn’t add all the inside parts and just finished it with the zipper. I use it for my collection of bamboo double pointed knitting needles in the larger sizes.image
Zipper bag from a machine needle punch experiment piece.
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This little block had a border around it. I played with it and stitched and tucked to get this odd 3 dimensional little pouch. There is a zipper on the back.
Sometimes it is fun to just use up odds and ends when one is not ready for big projects.

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Our Family Knows How to Dress For The Holidays!

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These guys are well dressed.
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Who’s turn will it be to wear this shirt in 2017?
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And who will get the honor or wearing this one?
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Who is their team?
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Stephanie is sharing her L   O    N    G scarf with Blake!
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No Greg, that is for…………
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Beautiful on her.
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So those are just a few of out families “favorite” clothes!

Friday, December 8, 2017

Christmas Sparkler

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This is another new ice dyed piece that makes me think or Christmas!

Thursday, December 7, 2017

A Gorgeous Christmas

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Today I am sharing pictures from my oldest son and DIL’s home from Christmas past.
Part of my reason for sharing is because my middle child wasn’t there and he won’t be this year either.
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Could they be planning the shopping trip for the day after Christmas since they need more decorations?
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Even the animals think they are Santa!
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Christmas with the Green Bay Packers
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Packer Lane
Christmas 2016 painting cookies
Decorating the cookies by the cookie artists.

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Front Entry way.
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Revolving tree on grand piano.
Yes, Heather goes all out decorating for Christmas. She does a very professional job. You have only seen a small part of what she does in their home.