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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 big plans to have something else to post today but my asthma has control at the moment and not much else is getting done around here. There might be a cold involved too. I expect to be back... Continue reading
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Since my earlier post and this one I had a little side trip to my doctor. Turns out I needed some stronger asthma medicine for a few weeks. No problem! Lucky for Chris I have some laryngitis too so he'll... Continue reading
Yesterday I had a big Iron-a-palooza here to catch up on a lot of fabric that needed to be ironed. The plan today is to get the fabric photos edited and listed in the shop. I was hoping for some... Continue reading
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Wow, last week was fun! The Fall Festival Giveaway has attracted a lot of interest! If you haven't entered yet you still have a couple of days. The Drawing will not take place until Wednesday morning. You can get to... Continue reading
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Welcome to Day 6 of the Fall Festival Giveaway! There will be a different giveaway every day this week. Be sure to check in and enter every day! Giveaway week can't end without some gradients! Today's drawing is for a... Continue reading
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Welcome to Day 5 of the Fall Festival Giveaway! There will be a different giveaway every day this week. Be sure to check in and enter every day! Today is the last set of shades packs. The purple and brown... Continue reading
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I can't tell you how excited I am that 10 of you are walking this path with me! These blocks are a bit of a challenge but they are still fun. I am sewing them with the convex piece (the... Continue reading
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Welcome to Day 4 of the Fall Festival Giveaway! There will be a different giveaway every day this week. Be sure to check in and enter every day! I can't host a giveaway without having some of my sun prints... Continue reading
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I woke this morning to find that I was featured in one of my favorite quilt shop newsletters from Cotton Club in Boise, ID. It's where I go to get all of my Paula Nadelstern fabric for my symmetry quilts.... Continue reading
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Welcome to Day 3 of the Fall Festival Giveaway! There will be a different giveaway every day this week. Be sure to check in and enter every day! Today's drawing is for 4 more sets of fat eights that were... Continue reading
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Welcome to Day 2 of the Fall Festival Giveaway! There will be a different giveaway every day this week. Be sure to check in and enter every day! Today's drawing is for a set of 8 fat quarters. These are... Continue reading
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Welcome to Day 1 of the Fall Festival Giveaway! There will be a different giveaway every day this week. You can also join in my linking up your giveaway (or giveaways) below. The link will stay active all week and... Continue reading
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First a reminder that Fall Festival Giveaway starts Monday! You can link up your own giveaway (or multiple giveaways) too! I've been pretty wordy with my posts this week so today I'm just going to leave you with a couple... Continue reading
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Before we get started on today's progress be sure to check out the links from last week. I can't believe that 10 people linked up to follow this insanity last week! I have some more links to share this week... Continue reading
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I saved this little baby quilt specifically to be my first practice quilt on FloMo. I wanted to do some ruler work and some free motion on it to get used to the feel of the machine. I have to... Continue reading
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Farewell to Willie. Yesterday he left for Virginia Longarm where he will find a new, wonderful home. Willie was named after my maternal Grandfather Willie Richard Dove. When my brother and I were in elementary school he got a job... Continue reading
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Yesterday I shared this photo of the quilt kits that I cut from my stash. I had a couple of questions so I thought that today I'd give you some details about the number of blocks and projected size of... Continue reading
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There's one word to describe my weekend: CUTTING! Before starting my Drunkard's Path quilt I felt that I really needed to cull some of my commercial print fabrics. Enter the Go! Cutter and the large tumbler die and the 6"... Continue reading
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<div align="center"><a href="http://vickiwelsh.typepad.com/field_trips_in_fiber/contests/" title="Fall Festival Giveaway"><img src="https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2944/15206791439_8d73c79e19_m.jpg" width="150" height="150" alt="vicki welsh giveaway" style="border:none;" /></a></div> I posted a couple of weeks ago that I'm on a studio cleaning binge. Everything had gotten out of hand and I felt that I didn't... Continue reading
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Let's get this party started! If you want to join in you can start (and finish) any time. You can come in and out and you can work on any Drunkard's Path project that you want. Just have fun and... Continue reading
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I don't know where this week as gone and I certainly don't have a lot to show for it so today I want to share a couple of beautiful customer pieces that were submitted recently. First up is the Sultry... Continue reading
This is the 10th clue for the mystery quilt and this is the easiest month. In fact, I showed this month's clue last month and you can see the photos here. Judy's clue and post are here so you can... Continue reading
Linda, Thanks for letting me know! Its fixed now. Vicki Welsh My Blog My Hand Dyed Fabric Shop
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If you've been reading my blog for any length of time you will know that the black dye that I use was discontinued over a year ago. I have spent a lot of time and fabric creating my own black... Continue reading
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I grew up in a small town in Southwest Virginia. Once I left home I quickly realized that NO ONE had ever heard of my small hometown. Eventually I was able to make a connection for them. I'd ask if... Continue reading