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Flowers on Friday

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Dara, those tulips are spectacular!  I might be stretching the flower theme, but I did quilt flowers in this cute wallhanging.   Claudia gave me this challenge to quilt.DSCN3421 Why was it a challenge, you may ask.  The middle row of blocks are a different size than the upper and lower rows.DSCN3423 Can you see the flowers quilted in the border and inside the handle of the basket? This was Claudia’s sensible version of a basket quilt.  She made this instead of the log cabin baskets that others of us are making in  my Tuesday group.  It was a kit that has “agedDSCN3422Congratulations on finishing an aged U(n ) F(inished) O(bject) Claudia!

Written by bevanddara

May 2, 2014 at 8:01 pm

Posted in Bev, Quilts

Flowers & Funny on Friday

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Have you ever seen these before???  Ice Cream Tulips.  My new favorite flower!


And funny . . . I’m sorry, but I can’t wait to see this.

Happy Friday!


Written by bevanddara

May 2, 2014 at 2:46 pm

Posted in Dara, Flowers, Movies

Our 11th Year . . .

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I’ve been with Mike for a third of my life . . . but this year together has been one of our best yet!  Its been filled with sunshine and snowy days . . . a new bathroom and a new hips (Chester’s & Shannon’s!) . . . a bunch of little weekend trips and a Red Sox World Series win (!) . . . life and death . . . and our best collaboration yet . . . Julian!  I love you with all my heart sweetheart.  Here’s to MANY MANY more years to come!  xo


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Written by bevanddara

May 1, 2014 at 10:23 am

Posted in Dara, Family