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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…

ALYOF - April Finishes

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My goal forAprilwas to create something out of this awesome fabric! The fabric reminds me of the Russian Olympics (lots of pizzaz)
and beautiful colors! Well I completed my goal and just got it back from the quilter, my wonderful friend, Irene Hensley, (love the hearts),
my only problem is it is not ready to be revealed.

So, here is a corner to prove I made the goal.
I did make something of the fabric and soon all shall be revealed.

Second item I completed this month was making Zoey an Easter dress. If you want an easy pattern that turns out beautiful I highly recommend
the Cottage Mama Party Dressand it is a FREE pattern. Read my post here for more details. I love April Showers fabric but now I just need to make her one for May Flowers! Got any suggestions?

About this time was when everything went crazy - both kids got sick, I threw out my back, and I got sick. I had so much to do!
Flat on my back and miserable.
I even threw a pity party (terrible right)!

First rule of blogging …

April Showers

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If you are looking for a spring dress I have found the perfect one for you!
Your daughter/granddaughter will look beautiful
and the pattern is my favorite - FREE!

When you signup for The Cottage Mama Newsletter The Party Dress Pattern is your free gift from Lindsey Wilkes. The pattern was very easy for a beginner (me) and the dress looks like I bought in a store but better quality! I see more of these in Zoey's future!

Now for the beautiful fabric! I got it from Southern Fabricthe owner
Aubrey is just the nicest woman providing excellent customer service and even helping pick fabric for Zoey's dress!
April Showers by Bonnie and Camille.
I loved it so much I bought a layer cake to make a quilt too!

You really should check outSouthern Fabric! The "Sale of the Day" are always a great savings! They carry all the latest fabric and have a one of a kind sales section! My kind of place to shop! Zoey Loved Hunting For Eggs!

That look on her face is why I do it!I am getting b…

April Showers Blog Hop

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Want to have some fun Madame Samm of Sew We Quiltand Erin of Mummy Quiltsare having signups for April Showers! It will be a blog hop of mug rugs! I know a lot of you followers are also bloggers who make beautiful small quilts and I would love to see others participate. It is always more fun that way! If you don't have a blog you can signup too just let Erin know! So, let's have some fun in April together! Hurry go signup fast the spots fill up fast. To sign up go to Erin's blogMummy Quilts Let me know if you signup! Forever Sewing Something, Lisa