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Christmas Is In My Heart

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Welcome, today is the day 1, of the "Christmas Is In My Heart" Blog Hop, coordinated by the lovely Marian of Seams To Be Sew - the schedule - Christmas Is In My Heart Schedule. The requirements for this blog hop was to be Christmas related and have a heart on the project. Thank you Marian you have done a great job on all the arrangements and I am so happy to participate. The blog hop will run from November 12 - November 19, 2015, each day will have a $25 Gift Certificate provided by the Fat Quarter Shop at Seams To Be Sew
I decided I would make a quilt for my cousin and his wife as my project. The two lines of hearts show how their love will endure the test of time. Every year my cousin and his family come for the week of Thanksgiving including last year when my husband had a heart attack the Saturday after. This quilt is giving thanks for all the love and help Jessie (my cousin) gave us in the days and weeks that followed. As you can see below my husband is very lucky…

Lifetime Health Checks

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Lifetime Health ChecksOver the last couple weeks and coming months I am having medical checkups to insure I am healthy. So far so good.
I have a great team of doctors who told me it is time for X-rays, GYN Pap, Mammogram, Ultrasounds, Colonoscopy, Radio Frequencies, Nerve Blocks, Trigger Point Injections, and anything else they might think of over the coming months. Mobility is an ongoing issue for me. I am undergoing procedures to hopefully help increasing it and decrease the amount of medication I take daily . Better mobility means more sewing! Definitely worth it. During this time I will slowing down a bit in my participation in the Farmer's Wife 1930s Sew along and possibly blogging. I will try to post blocks when I can get them done. This last week (week 6) I didn't completed any blocks. I really missed my sewing time but I did have 2 doctors appointment and a radio frequency procedure on my neck. I am working on the Addie block so I can participate in Angie's …

ALYOF November 2015 Goal

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A Lovely Year Of Finishes-October Goal Welcome Everyone!Well once again I feel like the year is zipping by and leaving me behind in a big way! Christmas is on it's way and of course I'm not ready. I have been buying for months and have it all crammed in my Fabric Stash Closet, no one opens that door! So it is safe from prying eyes! Do you hide gifts among your stash? My goal for October 2015 is to make a quilt out of Nomad, by Urbin Chiks, for Moda and a light blue Kona Solid. I really love the design patterns with the feathers and this print with a fox. The quilt will be for my cousin and his wife for Christmas! The only thing is we have Christmas each year with their family at Thanksgiving. So I better get busy to have it ready in time. My cousin is like my little brother and I feel so blessed to have him in my life. He helped me so much last year when my husband was sick. He always makes me feel so good about what I am making because he wants the them not a store bo…