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We Got The Jazz - Myeloma and Lymphona Fund Raiser

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Another successful fundraising event for my son in his efforts to raise money with his annual Leukemia & Lymphoma Society fundraiser in uptown Dallas! 

Doesn't she look pretty on this table!   Just the perfect size for display... and that view!  One Stitch Closer



I made the pattern "Prismatic Star" by Judy Niemeyer for this years' fundraiser.   I had originally planned a much more aggressive piecing pattern but was running out of time.   So, I pulled this pattern together and bam... done!   Lou Ellen Hassold volunteered to help me with next year's quilt.   We have a theme.... so far they have all been Judy Niemeyer patterns.  Next year will be .....  Feathered Star!   Denise Green of HollyDeeQuilts  and a CI for Quiltworx patterns pulled the fabrics for this year's quilt from her shop and will also be helping us decide the final fabrics for our Feathered Star for next year.
These funds help support research and patient assistance for all blood cancer pati…

My Amish With a Twist 3

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Nancy Rink has designed 3 versions with the same name for 1, 2 and 3.   I loved #1... never got around to making it.   I  really really loved #2.   Had the good fortune to quilt #2 for a client.   You can see photos of that gorgeous quilt HERE.   Then, I started seeing photos online of #3 and while attending a local show, The Quilt Room nearby was offering this kitted as a BOM.   I signed up. for them to mail to me each month.  I was not going to go for strike 3 on this one.   I made the quilt during my annual August retreat, put it on my schedule to quilt in December... but that didn't happen.   Slid it into March of this year and it was a scramble getting that 108" done... but I got it done and mostly stayed on schedule.   I had entered it in St Mary's non-judged show for April and was sewing the last 3' of binding while my husband drove me to the drop off location.  Whew... I cut it close!   Still not a proper photo shoot but it's been 2 months... I need to pos…