Month: April 2020

Face Mask Update

In the past few weeks, we have made and distributed over 400 masks in eight states. A good portion of these have been donated to senior centers, church groups and medical offices. We are still making masks when we receive a request. Many of these requests come from friends and neighbors. For those still making […]

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Dogtooth Delight

Dogtooth violets remind me of springtime when I was a kid. The violets dotted the woodland floor with their happy yellow faces. So, I was very pleased to see the EQ8 spotlight block for April is the Dogtooth Violet block. Even though, the violets were typically yellow, but I decided to add a bit of […]

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Wearing a mask – by a Safety Professional!

First, I want to thank my daughter and granddaughter for being such great mask models! In my post last week, I explained how to make a mask. The most important thank to remember is that if the materials are designated for human consumption or to be worn by humans, use it. If it isn’t, don’t. […]

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Making Masks – by A Safety Professional and Quilter

Right now, my husband and I are supposed to be on a lovely river cruise in Europe…. However, we made the right call to stay home instead. The cruise will wait until this is over and it is safe. To stay safe, I have spent the last few days making several dozen face masks. I […]

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His Royal Union Jack

Another unfinished object (UFO) is ready for my longarm… I started His Royal Union Jack in 2014, when my husband and I thought we may be stationed in the UK for a bit. Unfortunately, when the opportunity fell through, the quilt pieces ended up back in the closet. Between the stay-at-home orders and my promise […]

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