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Happy Halloween 2017

  The bewitching night is right around the corner so my day was spent finishing up the girls’ costumes for this year.  Here’s a sneak preview… Eloise wanted to be a fairy again this year.  (I made the girls fairy … Continue reading

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Sew Much Fun at College of Idaho

It’s hard to believe that we have completed our first ever quilting class at College of Idaho. It was so much fun and I had a great group of delightful ladies who completed their quilt tops with much enthusiasm. It … Continue reading

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The Princess and the Pea for Eloise

  I designed a special quilt for our granddaughter, Eloise.  At the same time, I developed a pattern for this quilt as you may recall in an earlier blog, introducing the Princess and the Pea pattern. After I made the … Continue reading

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Fun Sun Hats for Children

This spring, I was surprised when an innocent-looking mole I had turned out to be a basal cell carcinoma.  It was a reminder of how important it is to protect ourselves from the sun.  Wearing a sun hat is one way … Continue reading

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Liam Learns to Quilt

The past several weeks have been a flurry of activity.  I have had the privilege to not only teach a number of classes, but also to take several classes, which I will tell you more about in future blogs. I … Continue reading

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Sweet Eloise has arrived!!!

We are delighted to share that our new granddaughter, Eloise Mae Hoobing, was born on May 1 at 4:45 a.m.,  weighing 7 lbs., 12 oz. and measuring 21 3/4 inches.   We are so thankful that mother and granddaughter are both doing … Continue reading

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Fiji Wedding Quilt for Anna Marie

One of my favorite aspects of quilting is being able to make something special and relevant for those you love.   Our youngest daughter, Anna Marie, always dreamed of being married barefoot on a beach.  In February of 2009, that wish came … Continue reading

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In Memory of Mom

In February, 2006, I lost my sweet mother, Hazel Margaret Johnson, to lymphoma.  It was a particularly gloomy,  cold February in Fargo, ND, where she had lived for several years.  I’m sure it seemed even more so because of what I was dealing with at the … Continue reading

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