Monthly Archives: November 2013

Poinsettia Project… next step

Today I have been making all the side dishes for Thanksgiving dinner, but… yesterday I worked in The Loft Studio creating the screens that I will need to screen print the leaves and flowers on the poinsettia hanging.  It is … Continue reading

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Poinsettia Quilt Project – Step 1 and 2…

A large wall hanging is in production here.  The first step of creating the back drop is completed, a traditional pieced surface.  The next step is the placement of the surface design which is composed of poinsettias.  The surface design … Continue reading

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Many hands…

Along the lines of holiday traditions, my neighborhood adopted three children to surprise with presents at Christmas time.  In lieu of our regular monthly luncheon, we met at Bradford Hall, our club house, to socialize and wrap presents.  It was … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Traditions – Food!

Our Norwegian tradition is to make lefse which we describe to newbies as a flour tortilla, except that it is made with “potatoes”, butter and flour.  I’ve put together a tutorial for those family friends and California Cousins who want to … Continue reading

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Once in a Blue Moon…

My daughter and I traveled to Blowing Rock, NC last week to attend the three-day “Once in a Blue Moon Fiber Art Retreat” led by Susan Brubaker Knapp and Lyric Kinard.   Whole cloth painting, beading, seed embroidery, thread sketching – … Continue reading

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