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Thursday, August 26, 2010


Be Aware, Be Thankful
1. Full day Kindergarten
2. Play dates
3. Urban’s independence
4. Parent’s 45th Wedding Anniversary!

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Here’s what my “Unplugged” Quilt top is looking like so far.

apple core cut

I’ve hand sewn the apple core pieces together and am now working on the hexies.  Clam shells and yo-yos are also to be added.  

Quilt Retreats in Utah

To remind you, this is for the class I will be teaching at Sydney’s Alpine Quilt Retreat House this November and again in February.  Go take a look at the wonderful set up and sign up to hang out with me!!

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argentina mini

Here is the latest mini I’m making to take on my trip to Argentina at the end of October.  See more here.

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I’ve sewn up some Disappearing Nine Patch blocks for September’s Bee Square Bee.  This is such a fun block, I hope Jane likes them!


I’m sooooo happy to report that Lissa is still improving!  We had a scare that a femoral artery was blocked in her leg, but we were assured that it’s not that drastic.  Whew!

She is able to get herself from her bed to her wheelchair on her own and she’s even take a couple of steps!!

There is still time to join in our making a quilt for Lissa!!  If you’d like to sew up a simple block for the cause, click the button to find out all the info.

Patches 4 Lissa

We are asking that the blocks be sent by September 4th.  You still have a week! ;)

As a thank you to those who send in blocks, I am writing up a pattern for the Americana Mini (shown in this post) to give to you! 


Amy said...

I like the apple core's .so glad to hear Lissa is doing better.

Needled Mom said...

So glad to read how well Lissa is doing.

Great projects. I love the Apple Core blocks.

Micki said...

The apple core blocks ae so pretty!
I sent the blocks in for Lissa and glad that she is doing better.

Jane's Fabrics and Quilts said...

Such wonderful news about Lissa!!
And my blocks, I love them, perfect fabrics that fit right in! Thank you for making the extra's I just love them!!

Robyn said...

Mel, I'm loving your 'unplugged' quilt so far... love apple cores and they are on my 'one day' list..
Keep up the great woek girl... You're very inspiring!
Also such good news about Lissa!
hugs!!! xx

vivi said...

hi, mel!!
your trip is closer :)
lovely blocks
the snowflakes are amazing; is the pattern yours? I love it!
hope to hear from you soon

Denise :) said...

So very glad to hear if Lissa's improvements! Love the look of your unplugged quilt -- wish I could take your class! :)

Natalia from Piece N Quilt said...

So cool that you're going to be teaching at the retreat! Maybe I'll try to attend, since it's really close to my house! :) Thanks for joining in Talkin' Tuesdays last night and congrats! Twitter is a little overwhelming at first but once you get the hang it's a little addicting! :)