Temperature Wall Hanging

Something I’ve wanted to do for a long time is to make a temperature wall hanging. Temperature quilts, if you aren’t familiar with them, are made to track the temps of a specific time period. Usually they are for a year. They are a great way to see visually how temperatures have changed. If you…

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Getting back into the swing

I’ve really struggled the last couple months with some health issues that have really kept me down – nothing major except not being able to sleep, talk, or eat without coughing my head off. Well, it looks like I’m on the mend, and I’m back to my art.

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2022 Iris Parade

Well, the iris parade here at Happy Acres is over. It’s been so much fun watching and counting the irises, as it is every year. This year 31 appeared! If you missed the video, checkout this link: iristour video. A couple that really showed up this year were Jurassic Park and a two-tone purple. The…

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Dyeing Scraps

Last week I visited my friend Dawn, who is a local artist. Dawn loves to work with scraps. She had told me awhile back that she had some scraps for me to dye for both of us. Of course, I wasn’t expecting it to be three large bags!

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Penny Sisto at 80 Exhibit

This past Monday, several friends and I took a day trip to the Carnegie Center in New Albany, Indiana to see Penny’s new exhibit celebrating her 80th birthday. I’ve seen, and blogged about, many of her shows, but this was even more special than the others.

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Ukraine Spotlight Auction Quilt

The SAQA Spotlight Auction is coming up soon, and I thought I’d like to donate a quilt for this event. The size for these quilts is  6 x 8 inches, which would be easy for me to finish. They will be displayed in mats with a 4.5″ x 6.5” opening,  and placed in clear cellophane…

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