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High Fiber—Dog Days of Summer

Vintage Stitchers met at Marilyn's. She met us at the door wearing this apron Barbara made for her:

She was working on a quilt for fall that will include this machine-appliquéd pumpkin block: …

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Added by Peggy Stuart on August 31, 2015 at 8:30am — 21 Comments

High Fiber—Fiber Really, Really High

We left last Sunday to camp in the Uinta Mountains of Utah, where lovely scenery abounds.

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Added by Peggy Stuart on August 24, 2015 at 8:30am — 6 Comments

High Fiber—Another Week at Home

Quilters! Finally, I have some quilts to show you. But first a little food.

Vintage Stitchers met at Janet's on Thursday. Marilyn brought this embroidered Christmas quilt center to show us. Now to put the borders on.…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on August 17, 2015 at 8:30am — 8 Comments

High Fiber—In Stitches

The Steampunk Shawlette is finished and in use:

The pattern is The Age of Brass and Steam Kerchief by Orange Flower Yarn. The yarn is …

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Added by Peggy Stuart on August 10, 2015 at 8:30am — 12 Comments

High Fiber—Herding Cats

Let's get the fiber fun out of the way first, since it was a minor part of my life this past week.…



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Added by Peggy Stuart on August 3, 2015 at 8:30am — 24 Comments

High Fiber—European Adventure

We're back from our trip, which included a Rhine River Cruise.

The Viking Sun was our ship. Crew and staff were outstanding, and we had a great time.…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on July 27, 2015 at 8:30am — 38 Comments

High Fiber—Summer Reruns

I'm on vacation, so I have some special blog posts scheduled.

Today you will get to read more about our vacation in Oregon in July, 2011, which included the quilt show at Sisters on July 9th. You can see all my photos from this event …

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Added by Peggy Stuart on July 6, 2015 at 8:30am — 6 Comments

High Fiber—Cranking Away

This week I had my First Ladies Class at Davidene's. We made the Eleanor Roosevelt Block:



The book is Eleanor Burns' Tales of First Ladies. I love the fabrics Davidene picked for this project, and the designs in the book as well, but I'm not crazy about the piecing methods.…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on June 15, 2015 at 8:30am — 16 Comments

High Fiber—Giving in to Temptation

I couldn't keep from casting on the "Echo Flower Shawl."





I thought it might actually be useful this summer. I'm using Bare 100% Merino Lace Weight yarn from Knit Picks, and putting beads in where the…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on June 8, 2015 at 8:30am — 12 Comments

High Fiber—Spring Fever

The Multi-scrap Scarf is coming along. Here it is with 30" completed:



Vintage Stichers met at my house this week, so I could get my turn in while there was little chance of snow and soon after my spring cleaning.…



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Added by Peggy Stuart on June 1, 2015 at 8:30am — 9 Comments

High Fiber—Finishing, Starting and the Progress In-between

The Johan Socks are finished and on my feet!





As mentioned in my March 23rd blog post, I made the bottom of the heels double-stranded. The yarn is…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on April 6, 2015 at 8:30am — 22 Comments

High Fiber—Nonfat Jelly Rolls?

Well, some of them included fats (fat quarters)...cut into 2.5" strips. But you could make all these with Jelly Rolls, the non-fattening kind.





Members of Vintage Stitchers have been making quilts from Pam and Nicky Lintott's…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on March 30, 2015 at 8:30am — 25 Comments

High Fiber—Blocks and Cables

The Pine Burr quilt is coming along. Here's Block 11:





And Block 12:





I should point out here…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on March 23, 2015 at 8:30am — 15 Comments

High Fiber—Wow, What a Week!

The Spin-in finished on Monday.





My fiber was 4 oz. of hand-painted Polwarth wool roving from Greenwood Fiberworks in "Lavender Hedgerow."



I was really out of practice, so this was good for me. I…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on March 9, 2015 at 8:30am — 8 Comments

High Fiber—Spinning and Piecing

This week was taken up in part with quilting. Here is the third Pine Burr block:





And the fourth:



And the…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on March 2, 2015 at 8:30am — 37 Comments

High Fiber—Peggy Visits the Frog Pond

On the bright side, the first appliqué block of the First Ladies Quilt, the "Martha Washington Wreath," is finished.







There will be two of these, and I have started the second one. I'm using the needleturn method. My local quilt shop, …

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Added by Peggy Stuart on February 23, 2015 at 8:30am — 9 Comments

High Fiber—Spring Already?

I've made progress on the Brick Cardigan this week:







However, I have also been trying to get some quilting in before the Spin-in scheduled for the end of this…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on February 16, 2015 at 8:30am — 12 Comments

High Fiber—Fun with Friends

Common Threads met out in Midway on Thursday.





Ginny is making progress on the hand-quilting of her pillow shams, and Lynda modeled her latest chapeau (another project for a friend).…



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Added by Peggy Stuart on February 9, 2015 at 8:30am — 51 Comments

High Fiber—Annie Get Your Knitting Needles

It has NOT been a quiet week here. First, there were the Sundance shifts, but I had some knitting time during some of them, so here's my progress:





I'm on the first sleeve, but this photo was taken before the Super Bowl game, so it's a little further along…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on February 2, 2015 at 8:30am — 9 Comments

High Fiber—Dancing in the Sun

I'm making use of the new LED light for my Featherweight, which is back out of its case and on the job.





The piecing of the first quilt top of the new year, "Seeing Stars," is almost done. Here's the photo…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on January 26, 2015 at 8:30am — 15 Comments

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