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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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Just a reminder post to let you know that I've moved! The new site is called Colorways By Vicki Welsh and I hope you will join me there. To change your blog feeds: In Bloglovin' search "Colorways By Vicki Welsh"... Continue reading
Today is the day! Field Trips In Fiber has been a great run for 9 1/2 years. But it's time that I consolidate my shop and blog into one place. It was also time to get 9 years of posts... Continue reading
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It's ridiculous that it took me 3 years to make these pillow shams for the guest room but I'm glad to have had a quick project to work on this week while I finish up work on the website. Even... Continue reading
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Yesterday started off as a great day with friends visiting and then having my quilt club meeting hast night. Then I came home to some very sad news. So I start today with a heavy heart. I'm glad to have... Continue reading
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My brother, Tim, sent me a photo of the Cathedral Window quilt in it's new home. It's perfect on this antique bed! I asked him to let Lulu model the quilt because she was the first to "admire" it when... Continue reading
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Sewing days with Country School Quilter are always fun and always productive. I think it helps that I don't have any computer access while I'm there. It's also nice just to have some people to talk to. I make packing... Continue reading
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My quilt club has sew-in days once each month on a Friday and Saturday. Not only is it nice to have people to sew with but we can leave everything there overnight so there's plenty of time to get into... Continue reading
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I expected to get a lot of web work done yesterday but I only got a few hours in. Instead I went out the The Longarm Network to talk about some possible classes. I love visiting with them too and... Continue reading
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I am spending most of my time working on the new website and it's taking longer than I expected. I'm OK with that It's totally worth the effort because I want it to be well organized and clean when you... Continue reading
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It's not very often that I feel cool but when I received this photo in my email from a customer I admit that I felt pretty cool. I'm going to be in a parade in New York City! Well, my... Continue reading
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I'm getting pretty burned out with website building so I had to take a break yesterday and the wall was calling my attention the loudest. I had one section left to do before I can grout this side of the... Continue reading
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Uh, well, I missed the first Friday! Thanks to Krista for bringing me out of website building to catch up on the blog! We are pretending that today is the first Friday. For new people, we have designated 2016 as... Continue reading
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I was MIA from the blog yesterday because I was reorganizing a sewing room. Not mine. Mile is perfect. It's not pretty but it's perfect for me. I was at my friend's house helping to organize her new sewing room.... Continue reading
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I only finished 6 book sin March. There are 2 reasons. First, I've spent the past 10 days mostly doing computer work and not doing any sewing but also the book I'm listening to now took a LONG time to... Continue reading
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I expect that when she gets home that she will sleep for 2 days. She's been working so hard since she's been here. Today she's quilting her last quilts, 2 charity baby quilt panels. Someone in her guild proposed that... Continue reading
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First I need to give a little warning to my friend, Nancy, she might break out into hives when she sees the fabric in this first quilt. Do you remember we the Kyle's Marketplace fabrics first came out? We all... Continue reading
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When Mom saw that I was hanging out in the recliner resting my knee she knew it was time to strike. She packed up 6 quilt tops and headed here to open her quilting sweatshop. She arrived yesterday afternoon and... Continue reading
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I am hosting the UFO Challenge again this year and Jean Belle won the last drawing. With those prizes I try to find something specific for that person. Jean really wanted a gradient with a sunset effect. I had a... Continue reading
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I am continuing my ice pack regime and my knee is getting better. Aside from doing squats and burpees, driving and sewing are the worst activities for it. Tomorrow I'm teaching at Visarts so Chris is going to take me... Continue reading
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Yesterday I posted about my week of hanging out with ice packs because of a mad case of tendinitis in my knee. It's a recurring problem and nothing to be too concerned about. It's just annoying and keeping me from... Continue reading
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The primary purpose of vacation last week was skiing. I don’t ski and I don’t have any intention of ever skiing. I see 4 problems with it. First, is all the gear. Getting ready to ski is waaaaaay too much... Continue reading
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Black Swan About 96” square before washing It’s done and I love it. It started life as “The Ugly Quilt” but now that it’s done it’s no longer ugly. It's also square, it's the photo that's crooked. This is one... Continue reading
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Thanks to everyone who participated in the giveaways last week. Here’s a list of the winners. They have all been notified. If you didn’t win this time just keep trying. You know I have these events a few times each... Continue reading
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You might have guessed that I was away last week. Chris and I went to Colorado to celebrate a friend’s 50th birthday. She invited several friends to ski in Colorado and we just had to go. I don’t ski but... Continue reading
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It’s the last day of the big giveaway! If you’ve missed any days, no worries, you have until Monday evening to enter all of the 6 giveaways. If you’ve been reading the blog for a while you know about my... Continue reading
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