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Shoreline, CT, United States
I would love for you to join me (a retired senior)in my zany crafting adventures with quilting (waaaaay too much fabric); scrapbooking (will I ever catch up?); redwork; counted cross stitch; crossword puzzles; reading; and cooking.

Saturday, July 4, 2015

HAPPY 4TH OF JULY

WILLA:

FIONA:


DADDY....(JEFF) AND FI  WISHING  HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY TO EVERYONE......

hugs, Julierose La Blageuse

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

WEDNESDAY WHISPER (Catching up Edition)


                                         June's RSC light blues...............................


                                           A reminder of Winter.....

AND

                                                        Summer Fun days ahead....

Hugs, Julierose, La Blageuse

Sunday, June 28, 2015

COMING BACK....SLOWLY


Here's the hand work that has sustained me through many a long night since Mom's death...

Nine Pomegranates : all appliqued and..........


I finally figured out the side setting triangles....
All of the Poms and setting triangles are batiks from my collection that I have been Saving...
(Hoarding, rather ;--000)
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And here are the QAYG blocks for Fiona's Forest Fairy Quilt
(this is still a work in progress-- there was no way I could
 give Willa a Fairy quilt and not Fiona, too, right??))

I decided...for what am I saving all these gorgeous batiks??? 



And so I used them on the borders of her blocks 


Here are two of my favorites....


AND


I do love the texture that this QAYG gives...all that is left 
for the front are the side borders....
I have ordered fabric for those.

So, mes amies, I am still quilting and coming to terms with moving on with my life.

It is quite something to find yourself the "new" older generation.

So many memories, so many years......

I want to thank you all (hope I didn't miss anyone in my replies!) for all of your kind condolences and prayers and wonderful good thoughts winging my way... they really helped......

Hugs to you all

(P.S.  Now to begin catching up on my RSC light blues--and here it is already Red for July!!) 
;--OOOO
Julierose, La Blageuse , (je me souviens-euse)


Saturday, June 20, 2015

RSC JUNE


I finished this just the day before Mom passed; my only work for June's RSC this June.
                                                                Shells
                                                                  in  a 
                                                                 basket


                                     Remembering our long beach walks years ago....

So, I posted this before, but it looks different to me now....somehow.....

I will be posting more regularly in a while.....

hugs to you all, 
Julierose, La Blageuse

Thursday, June 18, 2015

JUST A NOTE




I want to thank all of you for your kind and comforting wishes, thoughts and
prayers during this difficult time for me and my family.  

They were all appreciated and I am grateful to have such caring followers...

I will be back to posting soon...

hugsx2 to you all

Julierose, La Blageuse

Friday, June 5, 2015

JUNE RSC (A Sad Day)


                                                BLOCK ONE FOR jUNE IN RSC






















SHELLS IN  A........




                                                         LIGHT BLUE  BASKET

Hugs, Julierose., La Blageuse 

P.S.  Will be taking a little break; my Mom passed away peacefully this morning....
"Je me souviens...."

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

QAYG NO. 2


Here is my second Quilt As You Go block ....they each have taken about one and one-half   hours to finish......BUT they are each all quilted and ready to sew together......;--)))


                                                      A Dreaming Flower Fairy

I am using this book for technique and it is really exceptional....

Jera Brandvig does a wonderful job updating the Quilt As You Go technique and her projects are really neat.

Hugs from the "Forest of the Fairies" (sound familiar?  You know who you are heh heh!!)

Julierose, La Blageuse, QAYG-euse