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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 get together once a month with some former coworkers. Of course we meet at a bar because half of us still work at the company. I like to make a gift for them each year. One year it was... Continue reading
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I'm plugging away and so are a few others! I'm so happy to have some company on this path. I only have one set of blocks left to make. Next I need to trim all of the and then I... Continue reading
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Out here in “the country” we find entertainment in different ways than “city folk” do. A couple of weeks ago my neighbor had to have a giant oak tree cut down and that counts for big entertainment for me. This... Continue reading
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Getting FloMo has gotten me more excited about quilting and, as we do, that led to more purchases! In this case it was books. I already had several quilting books but I’ve added these to my collection. These are my... Continue reading
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I've barely done any quilting on FloMo since Thanksgiving. Laura was here for a few weeks and then Christmas preps had to happen and all that meant no quilting. I got back on track yesterday and had 3 solid hours... Continue reading
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It's a great weekend when you get lots of sewing time. It's a perfect weekend when you get that time with sewing friends. My Friday and Saturday were spent in Montpelier at sewing days with Country School Quilters. I used... Continue reading
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Congratulations to Vicki in MN for winning my Sew Mama Sew giveaway! Thanks to everyone who stopped by to enter. Stay tuned for more giveaway opportunityes in the future. Continue reading
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Yesterday I was at Friday Sewing with Country School Quilters and I'll return today, hopefully to finish putting this top together. This is one of 2 projects that I worked on all year at Friday and Saturday sewing. I got... Continue reading
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Thanks to everyone who's still hanging with me here! Be sure to check out last week's entries. There are some really nice projects there. I didnt' make as much progress as I wanted this week because of decorating tasks. But... Continue reading
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Thanks to everyone who's still hanging with me here! Be sure to check out last week's entries. There are some really nice projects there. I didnt' make as much progress as I wanted this week because of decorating tasks. But... Continue reading
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Mother Earth: Her Evolving Face In the last newsletter I shared this beautiful artwork by Christine Cetrulo from Lexington, KY. I asked her if she would be willing to participate in an interview to tell us more about her art... Continue reading
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Today is Wednesday and that means it's dyeing day. While I'm in the basement dyeing lots of new things I thought I'd share some fo the things I dyed last week. I don't dye clothes very often but I had... Continue reading
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In the middle of making Christmas postcards I realized that needed some birthday cards for December birthdays. There was a moment of panic and then I saw a stack of screen prints that I had already fused to cards. Uninspiring.... Continue reading
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It’s a big day on the blog today! I’m participating in the Sew Mama Sew Giveaway and I have a sale going on at the same time. First I’m going to tell you about the sale, then I want to... Continue reading
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I've been working on 2 projects this year through Angela's Rainbow Scrap Challenge and I was so happy to get rid of 2 boxes of charm squares through the project. I've also been really happy to sponsor the project and... Continue reading
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Holy cow, I can't believe that there are 6 of you still with me on this! Thank you! Even though I spent most of the week working on postcards I did spend some serious sewing time with my friend, Laura,... Continue reading
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The last cards that I made for this year are my Zentangle cards. I've been drawing these for a few months. I finished them off with a black edge and some crystals. These are the first cards that I've made... Continue reading
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These cards were so much fun to make! I have a bin of plaids and I decided that this year one of my card designs needed to come from that bin. I hadn't planned on trees but I saw the... Continue reading
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Chris says that the cards I designed this year are my best ever and I agree. Ideas came to me much easier this year and all of the cards were fun to make. You saw my sun printed star cards... Continue reading
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Virginia Spiegel is not only a wonderful artist but she is an artist dedicated to the eradication of cancer. Several years ago she started Fiberart For A Cause and has raised over $240,000 for the American Cancer Society. This year... Continue reading
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Tell It To The Stars is done! You can get the final clue for the borders at Patchwork Times. This was a fun project to do with Judy. She has such a talent for designing quilts. Mom and I enjoyed... Continue reading
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I didn't mean to take last week as a vacation but Laura is here and I had to entertain her and since she wanted to sew....well, I had to be a good hostess and sew all week too. I finished... Continue reading
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Progress!!!! I got my Christmas cards done and had time for sewing Wednesday and I finished sewing all of the lightest blocks. I have 5 values in my quilt so I'm now 20% done. I'm labeling the block groups A... Continue reading
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Thanksgiving preps are well underway here. Of course that means work for Chris and not me. I feel bad for him because we are going to a friend's for dinner tomorrow but he still has to prepare a whole meal... Continue reading
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Here's the first set of Christmas cards. I'm really making great progress and there's a good chance that I'll have all 80 cards made before December 10. That would be awesome because then I could spend the rest of December... Continue reading