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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

High Fiber—Merry Christmas Time...Again

Here's wishing you all peace on Earth.





Vintage Stitchers met on Thursday for the annual holiday potluck at Rebecca's. Barbara commented that we've been meeting now for ten years. A few members have stopped coming or moved away, but most of us still meet twice a month.



As usual, we had lots of…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on December 22, 2014 at 8:30am — 10 Comments

High Fiber—Giving Thanks for...Local! Yarn! Shop!

Wasatch & Wool just opened up near me, about five minutes by car.

It's the first yarn shop in Park City in many years that wasn't in a corner of another store. We have had a Michael's for several years, but if you wanted…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on December 1, 2014 at 8:30am — 11 Comments

High Fiber—Stitches and Snow

It was a great week for quilting. Common Threads met at Janet's, and we had a variety of projects.

Ellen is working on the second block for her Home Sweet Home quilt. She isn't sure if she'll make all…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on November 24, 2014 at 8:30am — 19 Comments

High Fiber—Hare-brained Scheme

It might have been a hare-brained scheme to make four bunnies, but I finished the third boy bunny, this one for Johan.





Here's what he looks like without his little kimono. He's wearing garter-stitch booties and soaker, actually knitted as part of the legs and body.…



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Added by Peggy Stuart on November 10, 2014 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

High Fiber— Bunnies Multiply!

The girl bunny is finished, although I have plans for a sweater to go over her sun dress







Girl bunny went with me to Vintage Stitchers, where she met Julie's fox and elephant. They became fast friends.…



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Added by Peggy Stuart on October 27, 2014 at 8:30am — 7 Comments

High Fiber—Ready for Halloween

Common Threads met at Ginny's. Julie is almost done with her Girl Fox from Little Cotton Rabbits:



She has also finished the head of the elephant.



I started my first project from this designer (the…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on October 20, 2014 at 8:30am — 12 Comments

High Fiber—Blocks, Boxes and Boxtrolls

There has been lots of progress since my last regular blog post. The latest quilt top finished:





The border gave me a little excitement. This is what I had planned:…



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Added by Peggy Stuart on October 6, 2014 at 8:30am — 22 Comments

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