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Peggy Stuart's Blog – February 2012 Archive (5)

High Fiber—Hitting the Shops

As I promised last week, here's a review of the Needlepoint Joint in Ogden, Utah.



Joanie, Ellen and I stopped there after the Acorn Antique Fair. We always stop there when we can. Joanie was looking for yarn for a poncho with a cowl attached. The people who work there are very helpful.



When you come in the door, you see a nice selection of bags and…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on February 27, 2012 at 8:30am — 28 Comments

High Fiber—More Baby Stuff

I'm making progress on Zachary's quilt.



The pattern is the Chiloquilters Train Quilt. They placed the trains in strips, but in my version, there will be two trains, each going around two sides of the quilt, with a "tunnel" between each, so four blocks by four blocks. I designed the "tunnel." The other blocks are from the original quilt. I'll…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on February 20, 2012 at 8:30am — 25 Comments

High Fiber—Winter, Wonders and Wool

Vintage Stitchers met this week. Janet is finishing up her Noah's Ark quilt, which she started when her son, now a high-school senior, was little. She has made many quilts in between. Now this one will be for his child someday.



Diane is working on a block from Hop to It by Edyta Sitar. …

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Added by Peggy Stuart on February 13, 2012 at 8:30am — 20 Comments

Join Us in the Spin-in Starting Today!

The Spinalong is having a spin-in starting today. We're spinning from noon today, February 10th, through Noon Monday, February 13th? You can find us here:



http://community.knitpicks.com/group/spin/forum/topics/spin-in-feb-2012



Here are the guidelines from KnitterGirl39:

Each person should use these times within their own time zone!  (For example: That means if you live in NY, spin… Continue

Added by Peggy Stuart on February 10, 2012 at 6:30am — 3 Comments

High Fiber—Projects for Me, for Babies and for Those in Need

In the past week, I managed to put the borders on Daphne's "I-spy" quilt top.



My friend Ellen needed to go to the doctor, so I took her down to Salt Lake City. After she was done with the doctor, we had lunch and then went to Elaine's Quilt Block, where I bought the borders for the quilt, along with material for the backing. The border and backing fabric are from a Dr. Seuss line. We found a panel for the center of the backing. It's the…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on February 6, 2012 at 8:30am — 22 Comments

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