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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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Time to start the second quilt! This is Mom's version of Judy's Back To Square One mystery quilt. If you Google "Judy Laquidara Back to Square One" you will find links to each clue. I love the colors that Mom... Continue reading
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Check out the new shibori fabrics that I've just added to the shop! Continue reading
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In one hour I got the quilting finished, the quilt removed from the leaders and trimmed. I think this is a really pretty quilt and it's all scraps! The blocks were made from leftovers from my Fractured Spiral quilt and... Continue reading
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As I expected I spent too much time watching football this weekend (congrats to ECU for getting the Hokies back in perspective). I don't have much hope for the Eagles this evening but I'll be watching just the same. I... Continue reading
Theres so much more to clean out but at least I have some breathing room!
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I mentioned that yesterday I had come to a stop with my Zombie Ball quilt so my plan for today was to start on my "Wendy table runner". First I decided to do my hour of quilting. The veterans quilts... Continue reading
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Woo Hoo! This is the last of the August batch of veteran's quilts. In the end I quilted 16 quilts in this batch. It's appropriate that the last one is another Allegiance quilt. Becky made this one. She did it... Continue reading
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Yesterday was dyeing day for me and boy was it a mess. A huge orange mess! While I was mixing up the concentrates I was shaking the orange container when the top came off. Orange everywhere. With a little maroon... Continue reading
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I'm working on my secret projects but also sticking to my commitment of 1 hour a day for my own projects. I'm trying to focus primarily on the veterans quilts so I can get them done. I actually got the... Continue reading
With all of the new visitors coming today for Candy Glendening's Blog Hop I'm extending the Back To School Sale in the shop through this Friday, September 12. Get all of the details here and see the post below to... Continue reading
I've been e-friends with Candy Glendening for a long time. Of course we both love dyeing fabric but I also love her creative asthetic. I've learned free-motion stitch drawing from her. I can easily identify a project as a "Candy... Continue reading
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But first please allow me a few moments to celebrate this. (There's quilty stuff and a giveaway if you can tolerate a little football talk.) I apologize to the Ohio State fans out there but I can assure you that... Continue reading
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I am so happy with this dish. I wanted to play around with reactive glass again. I layered turquoise on the bottom and french vanilla streaky glass on top. On top of that I placed transparent turquoise stringers. Every where... Continue reading
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Sale extended through Friday September 12! I know that most people see January as their time of reflection and change. For me that time has always been September. September is my birthday month and it's back to school time. I... Continue reading
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More quilts done! Both of these are from the free Allegiance pattern. I'm really enjoying seeing the different color palettes for these quilts. Quilting these are so much fun. They are fast, easy and give me some great book listening... Continue reading
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Woodland Star 90" square I am so excited to have this quilt finished. I love everything about it! I made it for a wedding gift and almost wish I could keep it. If I didn't like the bride and groom... Continue reading
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I have been getting a lot of book listening in the past few weeks and I need to catch up on sharing some reviews. Some of my recent reads have been really good, a couple were pretty bad and a... Continue reading
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The quilt is now starting to come together! This month Judy starts giving us the clues for putting the center of the quilt together. Be sure to link up on her post to enter the drawing for free fabric! You... Continue reading
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We had the most fabulous weekend at the river. Anne and Dale hosted their wedding at their river house and it was perfect. The weather was perfect, the food was amazing and the wind was calm so we could set... Continue reading
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I finally got back to doing some glass in the past 2 weeks and I'm pretty excited about this piece. This is a 5" square dish and is made with itidized glass over transparent amber. I cut one piece of... Continue reading
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One of my goals for these community service quilts was to develop several interesting but very fast quilting patterns. The ribbon stipple, rain drops and wavy cross hatch are my 3 favorites. While I was quilting Patty's quilts I gave... Continue reading
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This is the skirt that I'm going to wear to the wedding this weekend. I started with the Summer Festival Skirt/Dress from Dharma Trading. I didn't have much hope for this skirt looking good on me. The wide elastic waist/top... Continue reading
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We are attending a casual outdoor wedding this weekend and I decided that I wanted to dye something to wear. I bought 2 different skirts from Dharma Trading to dye and see which I liked best. Today I'm sharing the... Continue reading
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Laura and I had a fun day yesterday. The weather was absolutely perfect for sun printing. I cannot believe the beautiful weather that we have had this August. It's not the usual hot and muggy. We even had the windows... Continue reading
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Our friends from Bermuda came in this weekend so I don't have a to show for myself for the weekend. We are having a nice visit and the we got a nice surprise visit from my brother and his wife.... Continue reading