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Friday, October 29, 2010

smile pretty for the camera!

GradFest was this week. I had to go to campus for all of 20 minutes to take a picture and pick up my cap, gown, and hood :-D. Dec. 18th, 2010 - bring it on!


Thursday, October 28, 2010


Little lady patchwork is having a guest blogger and a giveaway! Hop on over for your chance to win a Fat Quarter Bundle of Pure by Sweetwater for Moda.


Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Next FNSI - 11/19

It's on! I'm planning on enjoying an evening in comfy-cozy PJ's in front of Husky working on Christmas presents. Who's with me? Sign up by clicking the button below:


I've been blogged!

Judy blogged about me (well, about Husky :-)). Husky caught her eye at retreat. For those of you that don't know the story, here goes:

Husky is a Husqavarna 990 SLE. He was made in the 80's and was the top of the line machine at the time. He is an early computerized model. The "S" was the second edition of the 990 and the "LE" means that it is a "Limited Edition". In fact, this edition was so limited, that it's gold! Well, not real gold, but gold colored :-). The normal 990's are navy blue.

This was made for the store owner's wife, but she did not like it. My mom happened to be the right customer at the right time when the store owner sold it :-).

A few years ago my now-retired mom decided to join the crafters' group at the local hospital. They make all sorts of crafts to sell in the hospital gift shop and at the annual "boutique" every November. Proceeds benefit the hospital (such as the valet parking service there). My mom decided to upgrade machines to a brand-spanking new embroidery & sewing machine. Rather than use Husky as a trade-in, she gifted him to me :-). Husky has now been to retreats or classes in 4 states!

I found this site that gives a brief history on the 990 SLE.


Monday, October 25, 2010

Accuquilt Go Giveaway

Not by me :-) If you don't want me to win, you can try your hand at entering. Just click the link below:

Of course, if you want me to have a better chance of winning, don't enter :-D.


I'm baaaaaaack!!!!!!

Sadly :-(.

I had a wonderful time at retreat in Shipshewana, IN. No pictures though, as my camera was buried in the bottom of my duffel bag with dead batteries. No matter, plenty of other bloggers were at this retreat, so I'll just send you over to them as they post great pics :-).

I got to meet Ruth (who organized the retreat) and Judy L (a good blogger friend of Ruth and my friend Jill that I went with). Bonnie Hunter was there too :-). It was a wonderful time just to sew, relax, shop, eat, and have fun. Once my camera batteries are charged, I'll post some pics of stuff I worked on!