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weezee56 replied on Wed, May 28 2014 8:01 PM | Locked

Donna, you have a great looking family. 

Deb, very pretty quilt, I like your quilting too.

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Donna replied on Wed, May 28 2014 8:13 PM | Locked

I have challenged myself to make quilted christmas stockings for everyone one in my family,  That is 24 stockings. (2 of which go to the newly weds, my daughter Sarah and new son-in-laws Travis'  2 kids,  Titus and Bella.  Oh yea, they have 4 legs,  their kids are dogs.  lol)  In a week and a half I have completed 7,,,, 2 today.  So I think I am making great progress.  I am using white fuzzy fur that I call santa's beard fabric for the top, and on this white fur fabric I am embroidering their names. It was a challenge to figure out how to do the embroidery with the long "fur"  but then I remembered I had some water soluble stabilizer that I used when doing tshirts.  It works great on top of the "fuzzy fur".

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Carol W replied on Thu, May 29 2014 7:00 AM | Locked

Your star quilt is beautiful, Deb.  Great job!

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Karla replied on Thu, May 29 2014 7:44 AM | Locked

Donna:

I have challenged myself to make quilted christmas stockings for everyone one in my family,  That is 24 stockings. (2 of which go to the newly weds, my daughter Sarah and new son-in-laws Travis'  2 kids,  Titus and Bella.  Oh yea, they have 4 legs,  their kids are dogs.  lol)  In a week and a half I have completed 7,,,, 2 today.  So I think I am making great progress.  I am using white fuzzy fur that I call santa's beard fabric for the top, and on this white fur fabric I am embroidering their names. It was a challenge to figure out how to do the embroidery with the long "fur"  but then I remembered I had some water soluble stabilizer that I used when doing tshirts.  It works great on top of the "fuzzy fur".

Great idea, Donna.  I keep meaning to make Christmas stockings for everyone in the family, too, however I never seem to get around to it.  When can we see some pictures?

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Pat A replied on Thu, May 29 2014 10:08 AM | Locked

Donna, you have a lovely family. 

It rained yesterday afternoon so I was able to get in some sewing time.  I got the last two rows on the Orion Star. It looks like rain today also so hopefully I can give it a good pressing and do one of the borders.  I say hopefully because I knocked my ironing board over and the iron went crashing down.  I don't know if it is broken or not.  I guess I'll know if I put water in it and it comes running out.  LOL  I really don't want to buy a new iron right now. 

Hope everyone is having a great sewing day!

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Marie replied on Thu, May 29 2014 3:53 PM | Locked

Donna, Rosie's beautiful!  Just scrolled down and what do I find, a picture of your family.  What a lovely family you have!  I'm sure they keep you busy.  Do any of them quilt with you beside Rosie?

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Marie replied on Thu, May 29 2014 3:54 PM | Locked

Deb, lovely quilt, lovely quilting!

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Marie replied on Thu, May 29 2014 3:56 PM | Locked

Donna, that's quite a lot of Christmas stockings!  Can we see a picture of the ones you've already made?

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Pat Lancaster replied on Thu, May 29 2014 4:01 PM | Locked

Wow Candis, hope your aunt's heart can take the excitement when she opens that quilt! It is beautiful, she'll love it.

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Donna replied on Thu, May 29 2014 4:29 PM | Locked

Sure,  let me go take a pic,  back in a flash

 

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Donna replied on Thu, May 29 2014 4:37 PM | Locked

Here are a couple of the completed stockings.

 

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weezee56 replied on Thu, May 29 2014 5:47 PM | Locked

Donna love your Christmas stockings.

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Judy Taylor-Bellingham replied on Thu, May 29 2014 5:53 PM | Locked

Donna, very  pretty Christmas stockings.


In the beautiful Pacific Northwest!

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Bonita replied on Thu, May 29 2014 7:46 PM | Locked

Pretty stockings Donna.

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Bonita replied on Thu, May 29 2014 7:51 PM | Locked

After over 3 years I finialy finished the Farmers Wife Sampler top !!!. All 111 of the little blocks.

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