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Vicki Welsh
I love all things to do with fibers
Interests: fabric dyeing, fabric painting, surface design, sewing, quilting, longarm quilting, fabric postcards, mixed media, kaleidoscopes, reading, photography, fused glass
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Occasionally customers send me photos of things they have made with my fabric. Some share their projects in my Customer Flickr Group. Did you know that if you share a photo of something you made with my fabric in the... Continue reading
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Today is my Mom's birthday. The family trip that we took to Hatteras a few weeks ago was her birthday gift but, of course, I still had to make a card for her. Since Zentangling was the craft even of... Continue reading
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I was so happy to get our internet service back Saturday but I also admit to enjoying the 3 days of forced separation. I seemed to focus a bit better on some of my other projects. I did a lot... Continue reading
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Hallelujah! Our internet is fixed. I'll give Exede credit for having some of the nicest and most competent service people ever. We must have had a lightning or power surge even of some sort because the modem and a component... Continue reading
This will be a short post. We are without internet until sometime Saturday (best case). I'm in the Costco parking lot with my tablet and just wrote a long post. Just before I was going to publish my tablet shut... Continue reading
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When we went to the beach (the June trip) I had convinced my sister-in-law, Carol, to teach us Zentangling. I even got some shoes for Mom but once she saw what it was she wasn't so interested in doing it.... Continue reading
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I am busily working on my next pair of Zentangled shoes. You remember that the last pair bled when I sprayed them with Scotchguard. I'm using the Pentel Gel Roller for Fabric on this pair. While drawing one day I... Continue reading
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Could you tell that I was on vacation again last week? I try not to talk about our travels on the blog so that I'm not publishing when the house is empty. We were invited to another week at a... Continue reading
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How's this for some scrap glass? This little plate is about 8" square and I made it by stacking squares and rectangles on a piece of clear glass. The important thing was to make sure that I had some consistency... Continue reading
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I thought I'd be further along on my ugly quilt this week but I suppose I technically have 2 more weeks to get it done and that's quite doable. I've got 16 of these blocks to make for the border.... Continue reading
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Last week we finished the Allegiance mystery quilt. This is the quilt that I made from the pattern. The pattern comes in 2 sizes. The small quilt is about 48 x 63 and my quilt club makes these for out... Continue reading
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When we went on vacation 2 weeks ago we had a 5 hour drive to get to the beach. I needed to find a book that Chris, Mom and I would all like. We have really different tastes. I like... Continue reading
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Remember the stack of postcards that I screen printed a couple of weeks ago? Well I needed several cards for July birthdays so it was time to get some of them made up. I decided to start with my favorite... Continue reading
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Today is my favorite holiday. I love all things patriotic and I love the casual, relaxation of a 4th fo July weekend. We don't have any special plans except that there will be a meal off the grill. Otherwise there... Continue reading
It's time to announce the winners of the Summer Vacation Giveaway! I used an online random number generator to pick the winners. Thanks to everyone for helping me celebrate my first beach vacation in over 20 years! I'm already thinking... Continue reading
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When I do screen printing I often mix my own colors and, of course, I'm rarely able to mix the exact amount of ink that I need. I hate throwing it out so I keep a stack of blank notecards... Continue reading
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I have another finished quilt! I actually finished this one 2 weeks ago but didn't want to share it until it had been gifted. Spinning Stars Approximately 60" x 85" I started this quilt as part of a quilt along... Continue reading
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I've learned yet another lesson about blindly taking advice. When I ordered the pens for my zentangle sneakers I did it based on advice from another blogger who had done her own sneakers. My SIL, Carol, and I tried both... Continue reading
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The seventh clue to Judy's Tell It To The Stars mystery is available! You can get the July clue here. That's also where you link up with your progress to date and get entered to win some free fabric! You... Continue reading
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If you haven't checked in here in a while be sure to go back over the posts for the last week and enter the Summer Vacation Giveaways. There are 6 separate giveaways on my blog and on the Saturday post... Continue reading
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It's the last day of the Summer Vacation Giveaway! I hope you have entered every day this week. Today is also the link up for for anyone else hosting a giveaway. Just post the giveaway on your blog and enter... Continue reading
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If you are here for the Summer Vacation Giveaway for today just scroll down to the next post to enter. I've started my ugly quilt. Here are 4 of the 16 big blocks for the center of the quilt. I... Continue reading
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Welcome to Day 5 of the Summer Vacation Giveaway! There's a different giveaway every day this week. The last one will be posted Saturday and you can link up your own giveaway on that day. You can run your giveaway... Continue reading
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Welcome to Day 4 of the Summer Vacation Giveaway! There's a different giveaway every day this week. The last one will be posted Saturday and you can link up your own giveaway on that day. You can run your giveaway... Continue reading
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Welcome to Day 3 of the Summer Vacation Giveaway! There's a different giveaway every day this week. The last one will be posted Saturday and you can link up your own giveaway on that day. You can run your giveaway... Continue reading
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