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County Fair

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The Cabell County Fair
has come and gone!
But the Ribbons they left behind
continue to brighten my day!

I hope others quilters participate
in their local fair!
It is the best place to learn about Judges.
Some are kind and very helpful.
Then others are rude and downright mean.

But in reality they have no control over
anything just a Ribbon and sometimes cash prizes.
Our fair cash prizes are $2 for first place and $1 for second.
I have no plans to let a Judge decide my fate in the quilt world.

I love these canvas fabrics I found in a box at a quilt shop. Very bright Pink, Orange, an a yellowish green, sounds like it might not go together but I think it sewed together beautifully!

I used two Aurifil 12 wt. threads
#2530
#2235
to add "In The Boon Docks"

Anna Marie Hornerribbon
5/8" Gold Arrow Feathers.

I love Aurifil threads and their company
so when someone ask me what Aurifil
is I tell them "The best thread you can use for quilting
or sewing with the most brilliant
colo…

Thaw Out

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My mother moved her car today! She couldn't move it before because the ice had frozen around the tires! The whole driveway was iced like that. I danced across it three times a day to give my hens water (behind the garage is our hen house)! It was so cold the brooding lamp could not keep the water unfrozen. I am proud of my laying hens they still laid their eggs each day. Finally, school is back in and a little time alone! Are you happy life is getting back to normal? I know I am! It seems half the world was snowed or iced in this last storm.

Update - now we have slippery slimy mud! Be careful as the ground is thawing. I fell today by the hen house and was covered in mud & chicken poop, just a few bruises (mud is softer than ice, thank goodness)! My wounded pride! A bucket of feed in one hand and a water pitcher in the other, both went flying as I ended up flat on my back. My coat smelled so yucky. I sound like a sissy.


Look at these beautiful colors in these fat qu…