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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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I had great mail this again this week! Patricia Caldwell makes beautiful quilts and some of them are with my fabric. I’m always excited to see what she has done. For this quilt she started with a custom gradient. It’s... Continue reading
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I do love the name of this little town where Anne has her river house. Wouldn’t it be cool to receive mail addressed to Lively, VA? Things have been lively around here too. According to the weather radar there was... Continue reading
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Our first full day in Wyoming was bright, sunny and beautiful. First thing we headed back around Slide Lake so we could see the sunrise reflecting on the Tetons. Chris was invited to go fishing this day but we had... Continue reading
Thats exactly right n Shes assembling it as 9 patches and the dots are position markers.
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Wow, the past few days have been really interesting! We had storms Thursday night and everything has been kind of a mess ever since. We lost internet, phone and power during the storm. Fortunately the power was only out for... Continue reading
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It’s the last Friday of the month so it’s time again to check in on our series projects! Each month I try to explore why other artists work in series. Artist Vanessa Turner wrote a compelling blog post outlining several... Continue reading
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I highly recommend setting some personal retreat time for yourself. This has been a fun few days to really focus. Let the cleaning and other obligations go for a few days and do what you want to for a few... Continue reading
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It was another fabulous day in paradise. I did have to bathe and dress normal to leave the house and run some errands. Of course a trip to Wal-Mart doesn’t require but so much “dressing up”. But it had to... Continue reading
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Craft week is coming up in a few days and that means I’ll be away from the shop for a week. I’m sorry about that but you all know that craft week is very important to my sanity. Apparently we... Continue reading
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It’s probably illegal to have 5 days completely to yourself with no other obligations so that’s why my dyeing sink pump broke yesterday and now I have to schedule the plumber to fix it sometime this week. I also have... Continue reading
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We all love our spouses/partner/roommates but, admit it, when they leave for a few days you really look forward to it. You don’t have to cook and all of your time is your own. That is my situation this week!... Continue reading
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I’m starting to go through my vacation notes and photos and because I have a blog I’m going to use it to document everything. Chris and I want to go back some day and I don’t want to forget what... Continue reading
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In this particular case, thank goodness for my friend Estelle. This is her quilt that she shared at quilt club this week. She made this using my Allegiance free pattern from last year. The pattern comes in 2 sizes. The... Continue reading
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In this particular case, thank goodness for my friend Estelle. This is her quilt that she shared at quilt club this week. She made this using my Allegiance free pattern from last year. The pattern comes in 2 sizes. The... Continue reading
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Not a stitch sewn yesterday or today. Yesterday was dyeing day and I never get any quilting done on Wednesday. But I had fun getting my dyes back out again. Today I met my cousin for lunch. We try to... Continue reading
Thank you for participating in my Summer Color Giveaway. I’m sorry that everyone can’t win but, don't fret, there will be more giveaways to come! Here are the winners: Red package: Chris Jmikebalou@xxxxxxx Yellow/Orange package: Jeannie tootsvh@xxxxxxx Green package: Vicki... Continue reading
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It always takes me a couple of days to get back in gear after vacation and this time it took even longer. We got home lat Friday about 1:00 in the morning. The only things I accomplished Friday was laundry... Continue reading
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Chris and I have been married 27 years and have known each other 33 and in that time we have taken only a few vacations together. That’s because he’s totally outdoorsy and I had allergies for 30 of the 33... Continue reading
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It's the 15th so it's time to check in day for our Big Dream projects! Four people reported on their Big Dream projects last month. I never expected a lot of participants. My main objective in setting a regular schedule... Continue reading
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Sigh, it’s the last day of the giveaway. If you want to host a giveaway just link up your post on Monday’s post! Today is DARK day. We all need a few dark fabrics in our stash to make all... Continue reading
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We are almost at the end of giveaway week. It’s day 5. If you want to host a giveaway just link up your post on Monday’s post! Today is PURPLE day! Today’s prize is 6 fat eights of purple hand... Continue reading
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It’s the fourth day of the Summer Color Giveaway week. If you want to host a giveaway just link up your post on Monday’s post! Today is BLUE day! Today’s prize is 6 fat eights of medium blue hand dyed... Continue reading
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It’s the third day of the Summer Color Giveaway week. If you want to host a giveaway just link up your post on Monday’s post! Today is GREEN day! Today’s prize is 12 fat eights green hand dyed fabric, a... Continue reading
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It’s the second day of the Summer Color Giveaway week. If you want to host a giveaway just link up your post on Monday’s post! Today is ORANGE/YELLOW day! Today’s prize is 6 fat eights each of orange and yellow... Continue reading
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Giveaway week is here! I’m having a giveaway every day for 6 days. In addition there’s a link up on this post for anyone else who’s hosting a giveaway this week. If you want to host a giveaway just link... Continue reading
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