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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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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 yesterday 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 5 days ago 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
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...to my most recent Pity Party. I know my readers get tired of me whining and moaning and complaining. But it's my Pity Party, and I'll whine and moan and complain if I want to. This whole month has been... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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Most nights, in order to get a wink of sleep, I have to shut Taco out of the bedroom. Otherwise he and the dogs keep me awake playing, fighting, and jumping on the bed. When I open the bedroom door... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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Last night I decided to grill steaks for me and Jesse for dinner on the George Forman. To go with them, I made twice-baked potatoes, which I had never made before. They were delicious. I like potatoes just about any... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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Between preparing meals, doing laundry, shopping for groceries, feeding furbies, and making trips to the vet, I have managed to get a wee bit of sewing done this week. I am working on my French Snowball (working title) quilt in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
This is the fourth time we've dealt with this. I wish whoever owned him when he was a baby had them removed. Sent from my iPad
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Skipper tore his dew claw again last night. First thing this morning, we were at the vet's. But the doctor had not come in yet, so we were sent home and told to come back at 2:00. We went back... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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Aloha! Yesterday was the last meeting of our guild year. We take August off and start back in September. The highlight of the July meeting is always our picnic. Everyone brings a dish to share, and the fare is always... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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I haven't taken part in Beverly's Pink Saturday in a while. I don't take part in a lot of things like I used to. Darned body! These are photos of some of my flowers when they were better cared for... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts
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The Piecemakers Bee gathered Monday morning at the lovely country home of Doris M., for our July meeting. There was good food, fun, and lots of show and tell. Unfortunately, Doris's well lighted family room was not perfect for picture... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2014 at Blackberry Creek Home Arts