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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’ve finished 2 more section on the mosaic wall this week. This one is made from 5 pasta bowls that we had. They were cracked and, because of my gluten and chlorophyll allergies, we don’t eat salads or pasta anymore.... Continue reading
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It’s the last Friday of March so it’s time to check in on our series progress. This month I learned the most important lesson about working in a series. Not only do you get to build on your skills with... Continue reading
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I took loads of photos at AQS Lancaster. The problem with taking and sharing loads of photos is the editing. It’s important to me to label each photo with the maker because I don’t want photos of someone else’s quilt... Continue reading
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This is my first finish for March. Technically it was done over a week ago but I just got around to photographing it yesterday. Tell It To The Stars 80” x 100” This was last year’s mystery quilt by Judy... Continue reading
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Three popular gradients are back in stock this week: Meadow Sunrise Black Red Sunset One new Shades Pack Blue Spruce This new Shades pack is a toned down turquoise. It’s related to the color Adriatic so the 2 will work... Continue reading
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I don't have a lot to share today because I am on a mission to get the double wedding ring quilted this week. I want to have 2 finished for March and this is my best bet for #2. I'll... Continue reading
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I don't have a lot to share today because I am on a mission to get the double wedding ring quilted this week. I want to have 2 finished for March and this is my best bet for #2. I'll... Continue reading
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Since I was out of town for 5 days I didn’t make much progress on the mosaic but I do have this one new section to share. A friend is coming over this afternoon or tomorrow to work on a... Continue reading
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Yesterday while Michelle Eno was here she helped me come up with ideas for Kim’s double wedding ring quilt. This is the last quilt that I have on deck to quilt for others. The rest in the pile are all... Continue reading
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I’m getting a late start today but that’s because I had a fun visitor this morning. Michelle Eno from Virginia Longarm came over this morning to play with rulers. I always find it funny that people avoid using rulers. When... Continue reading
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Yesterday was my last day with Laura. She diligently worked on her quilt top and got it all done! We spread it out on the guest house bed to see how it will look. I think that I’d quilt it... Continue reading
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Our friends, Laura and Ian, have been here for about a week and Laura and I have been hanging out together since I got back from Lancaster. This is probably her last visit for a while because they are moving... Continue reading
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Have you entered all 6 of the Spring Cleaning Giveaway drawings from last week? If not, there’s still time! All I have for you today is a little report from our trip to Lancaster. We drove up and back in... 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 linked up last month so I know that you are at least considering finally starting your own Big Dream project. There's no time... Continue reading
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If you follow my blog you know that I use some muslin strips when dyeing my gradients. I call them waste strips but I hoard them for my own stash. Catena, the quilt below, is one of the projects that... Continue reading
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One of the most popular items in my shop are my Shades Packs. I have over 50 colors that you can get in 5 step packs. Today's giveaway is for 2 packs: a red and a purple. The red pieces... Continue reading
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The freshest scraps in my stash are the scraps from my 2 brown quilts shown below. This giveaway package includes the widest variety of brown fabrics you'll probably ever see in one place along with a 3 yard x 18"... Continue reading
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I can't have a giveaway without including a gradient! This was a gradient that didn't turn out exactly like I wanted. It's still beautiful and I've been using it in a couple of projects. Now I'm sharing 2 yards of... Continue reading
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For a fabric dyer the hardest colors to get are black and greys. There are several pre-mixed dyes that are called black but most of them have strong blue or green casts. I didn't like any of them so I... Continue reading
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Yeah! Giveaway week is here! There will be a different giveaway every day this week so be sure to come back and enter every day. You can also join in my linking up your giveaway (or giveaways) below. The link... Continue reading
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I added 2 new sections this week. I'm not so sure about this one but I think it will look fine once it's grouted. The pieces at the bottom are little fused glass pieces that I made with some scrap... Continue reading
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First some scheduling information. Mom and I are going to AQS in Lancaster next week and while Chris will be home he doesn't know anything about handling fabric so here's the schedule for orders received after today. Custom orders (including... Continue reading
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The one vendor booth that I was most excited to see at the show was the Virginia Longarm/Innova booth. Yes, the people there are super nice and I like to visit with them but I wanted to see the BOOTH.... Continue reading
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Time to check in on our UFO progress! I've looked back on all of the entries from last month and as a group (and if my math is right) we completed 13 projects! That takes into consideration all of the... Continue reading
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I didn't make one stitch in anything yesterday. Instead I spent the day putting all of our tax information together. Chris is delivering it to the accountant today. I should do our taxes since I was an accounting major but... Continue reading
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