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Susan Ramey Cleveland
Interests: quilting, fabric art, puzzles, altered books and paper art, movies, reading, writing, sewing, my church, quilting, journaling,
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These are blocks that I won I don't even know how many years ago in a guild block-of-the-month drawing. Aren't they pretty? I had them stuck back in my sewing room and had forgot that I had them. Now I'm... Continue reading
Posted 12 hours ago at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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Two of the blocks in this quilt have no houses in them. This is one of them. I finished the blanket stitching this morning. This makes four blocks finished and five to go. I'm about to start fusing the other... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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I finished another block for my "Little Pink Houses" quilt yesterday. That makes three finished and six to go. Number 4 is cut out, and I'm about to do the fusing when I finish here. I also worked on the... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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Another UFO, "Little Pink Houses." The appliqué is fused, but I started out with hand blanket stitch around the pieces, so I have to finish it that way. Hope my hands hold out. There are, I believe, nine blocks. One... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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He is my goddog Daisy's new little brother. He doesn't have a name yet. I can't wait for him to visit Camp SuSu with his sister. Posted with Blogsy Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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Remember "Sanford and Son?" I feel like Aunt Esther when the Spirit moved her. "French Snowballs" is done! At least the piecing portion is. I can now take it to the quilter to be quilted. This has been the most... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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Today was the first meeting of Birmingham Quilters Guild for the new year, 2014-15. We had a full business meeting and a great program. And although we didn't have a great deal of show and tell, what we had was... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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Living in the same small town and seeing it's sights, day after day, for most of my life, I think I have become a little numb to some of my hometown's charms (and some of her blemishes too, most likely).... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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This afternoon I attended the memorial service of one of the dearest ladies I've ever known. Evelyn was the aunt of my first husband, but I always thought of her as my aunt too. I'll miss her. Posted with Blogsy Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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Kathryn (left) and Cait I did not realize it had been a week since my last blog entry until I got some emails from you guys wondering if I am still on the planet. I am. My seldom seen oldest,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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I didn't have enough of any one fabric suitable to make a backing for "Slumber Party." But I did have several smaller pieces that would work. So I chose four of them and stitched them together to make a pieced... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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My "Slumber Party" quilt top is complete. I have several smaller pieces of snowman and snowflake fabrics, so I plan to make a pieced backing. Then I'll take it to Lena for quilting. Posted with Blogsy Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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Today I cut out and fused the snowmen to their background. Next comes machine blanket stitching around all the snowmen pieces. But that's for another day. Now my back is hurting, so I'm going to go and put a pot... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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I've finished the quilt portion of my "Slumber Party" quilt. Now I'm going to start on my little snowmen that will snuggle under it. So far, the only fabric I've had to buy (that I didn't have in my stash)... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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Posted Aug 12, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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I have been working on my Snowman quilt this morning, which I've decided to call "Slumber Party." It's really fun to make. I had become so bored with the French snowballs that I was contemplating giving up quiltmaking. But I'm... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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After a hot and very dry summer, we finally got some needed rain this week. The past two days have brought drenching showers. And more is forecast for the next few days. I can hear the sun worshippers groaning and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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Taco and Bella are two years old. Sometime around the first of August, 2012, these two were born to one of my daughter Andy's rescue kitties, one that showed up at her house already in a family way. Nobody can... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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Rita hosted our bee meeting yesterday. In addition to great food and fun visiting, we got a tour of Rita's new house. There was scant show-and-tell, but what there was was wonderful. Doris (above) shows off a sweet little quilt... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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Oh boy, oh boy! The old Pain Fairy is giving Fibromonster a run for his money today. I think they're competing for the title of who can kill me first. I am scheduled to host my quilt bee meeting in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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Someday, Blue Toy, when you're as big as me, I'll take you out there. Posted with Blogsy Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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For the next ten days, my house will contain three dogs, two cats, one grandson, and me, Lord willing. Daisy arrived last night for her long stay at Camp SuSu. Lori stayed for a while when she dropped Daisy off,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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Yesterday I, my sisters, my nieces, and my nephew Reed gathered at Ramey's house to celebrate her birthday. We had cake and ice cream and some of the best punch I've ever tasted. Ramey opened presents before she cut the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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Hey, Furbies, guess who's coming for a visit next week. MISS DAISY! She hasn't been here in a long time, and I have missed her. Her people are going to visit a brand new niece. They're flying on an airplane... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts