The Hope Quilt ~ Winners !

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Thank you ALL so much for your sweet support, prayers and participation in the Quilt Raffle for Rowan!  What a blessing you are!   Dee and Susie; a couple who lives in Highwood, MT, won the “Hope” quilt.  They were absolutely thrilled,and are looking forward to cuddling up with it and their grandchildren together!  CONGRATS! Now to the rest of the …

Austyn Update and Rowan

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Praises!!!  Just look at that sweet face! This is Miss Austyn Mae who has been home here in Great Falls for a whole two months, now! Some of you have written and asked me whether there was information about Austyn, who was born with a cancerous tumor in her leg, and underwent chemotherapy for several months.  Austyn was life-flighted out …

The Hope Quilt for Rowan

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The quilting is finished.  I laid the quilt out on the studio floor and pinned it to the pieced minkee backing fabric.  It does not have batting in it, which means it won’t be really heavy or bulky, but will remain pliable, soft and cuddly.  In my opinion, using a walking foot and a ballpoint needle is the best way …

Beautiful Spring Fling

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We had such a fun weekend celebrating family, puppy love, and garden seeds… and perfect 75 degree weather with bright sunshine and a very light breeze.  Perfect!  Georgia had a great time playing with AJ!  Tug-o-war?!  And thanks to my sweet husband, we got our garden boxes filled with new garden soil, and all ready for planting.  And then had …