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  • | Laurel Sons

    Fulltime Quilter

    The day has finally come! Who knew Dr. Seuss has a book for that!! This was included with other wonderful gifts and a surprise party from my colleagues. I have retired after teaching elementary education for the last forty years. I cherish my memories and accomplishments as an educator. It seems ... View Post
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    Let There Be (more) Light!!!

    My new favorite rotary cutting tool. View Post
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    International Quilt Festival - Chicago

    Had a fun, exciting, inspiring, tiring weekend visiting the International Quilt Festival in Chicago. The quilts on display take your breath away. One after another, they are unique, beautiful and inspirational. I want to make them all!! Even sitting down to eat lunch is enjoyable. It is always fu... View Post
  • | Laurel Sons

    Reuse, recycle, repurpose! Scrap catcher.

    My family sometimes laughs at me because I often have a difficult time throwing anything away that isn't broken or worn out! I am not sure if it has something to do with being raised by parents who lived through The Great Depression or something I learned along the way  while attempting to be fru... View Post
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    Quilt Shirt, Frightful Weather

    I figured this was the perfect shirt for today!!  I live in Illinois, USA. When I woke up this morning, our temperature was -24* with a wind chill factor close to -50*!! The snow we have left on the ground from last weekend's storm is blowing and drifting. Schools and many businesses are closed s... View Post
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    Wonder Clips

    If you have not tried the Clover Wonder Clips yet, you may want to reconsider! The more I use them, the more ways I find that they are useful. When I first got them, I was so used to using pins for my needs, I found using them to be a little awkward. I had to think about trying them when reachin... View Post
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    Contest Winning Table Square

    My favorite little quilt shop held a challenge contest right before Christmas. The challenge was to create a table runner or table square using  a fat-quarter of a particular fabric.  I choose the pine cone fabric and bought a little extra. I grabbed the brown and red fabrics from my stash. I de... View Post
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    Thanksgiving

    I hope you all had a great Thanksgiving. Ours was wonderful. Our children and grandchildren came over for the day and we enjoyed a Thanksgiving Feast together. I love having my family all in the same place enjoying food, fun, stories and laughter and hope for many more years to come. Now it is ti... View Post

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