Re: Bigbearlady is here, too Was:Re: I'm back

That is a bargain! I would die and go to heaven if I could get 6 yd for
$1.50!
If you ever do bump into her, say hi from me and tell her I send her big
squishy hugs :-)
Shona in NZ
I don't know her, but I often visit the Senior Citizen Thrift shop, both to
> shop and donate stuff. It is a great place and I even found 6 yards of new
> fabric once, for a total of $1.50. That was my bargain backing!
Bigbearlady
> Hello Bigbearlady! I am one of those 'new' folks.
> >
> > OK, So I gotta ask....do you know Gladys Tingle? She's my Granny :-) She
> > lives on Sugarloaf and is very involved in the senior centre and thrift > shop
> > in Big Bear.
> >
> > Nice to 'meet' you
> >
> > Shona in NZ
> >
> > > Wow, it has been so very long since I have even lurked. Well, since > > someone
> > > seems to think that I have "passed on", I figured I'd better set the > > record
> > > straight! I just got so busy after buying the second cabin. Lots of > work,
> > > gardening included. Now things have slowed down, wouldn't ya just know?
> > >
> > > It is sure good to see a posting from Sarah and I'm relieved that she is
> > > still kicking, even if slower than usual. This gal can really
> > > "YeeeeeHawwww!! I've heard it myself.
> > >
> > > When I tried to find you all, I couldn't connect to the ng. After going
> to
> > > the "Help" area of ATT Worldnet, I figured it out. I'm so dang proud of
> > > myself!
> > >
> > > Even though I haven't been posting or lurking, I have started quilting
> > > again. I did a king size String quilt, using a different design than > > usual.
> > > I like this one. So does the dog, when she joins dad on the bed :-) I > also
> > > did a lap quilt alternating nine patches and snowball blocks that > finished
> > > to 3". No pastels in this one, folks. I like this one too much to give > > away
> > > yet. I also did a baby quilt with leftovers from another project. No > baby
> > in
> > > mind, but maybe a wall hanging? I did a large lap size with lemons, lots
> > of
> > > lemons, along with a few strawberries and daisies, in yellows (of > course)
> > > and deep blues. I also did a twin size in pastels....I know I'm probably
> > the
> > > one who likes pastels....in a Log Cabin pattern and machine quilted it.
> I
> > > quilted all but the King size. I'm not crazy! I'm currently working on > > one,
> > > using a pattern from the 'net. It is called Faux Log Cabin and uses > large
> > > pieces. I think I would like this pattern better if the pieces were > scaled
> > > down, but it did go quickly. I need to add two borders and then send it
> > out
> > > for quilting because it will be a queen size. I guess I will put this in
> > one
> > > of the cabins, since it isn't my favorite. Now DH's aunt wants me to > make
> > > her a wall hanging size for some new quilt hanger she was given. So I > will
> > > drive to Reno (9 hour drive each way, folks) to see what she wants. I > know
> > > she wants blues, but I get to pick the pattern. She also wants to learn
> > how
> > > to bind a quilt while I am there.
> > >
> > > I haven't made any long Road Warrior fabric buying trips in a long time.
> > I'm
> > > still working with the fabrics I bought on the other trips. I sure have
> > > enjoyed Sandi's (in Canada) info on her latest trip. She is the true > Road
> > > Warrior and I pass my title on to her.
> > >
> > > Weather in Palm Springs is hot....unless you like 112, but who does? Big
> > > Bear is delightful at 80F with chilly nights. I just spent 8 nights, > which
> > > was wonderful.
> > >
> > > I don't move as fast as I used to....getting too dang old! But I keep
> > > plugging, even though parts don't work too well.
> > >
> > > Hugs to all of you....folks I remember and new ones I'll discover. > > > Bigbearlady
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > > And I'm back, too, folks (and really can't say how long this flurry > will
> > > > last, as you've seen in the last year or so).
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
>
>
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Shona in NZ
i freaked out when the news of your passing were posted, but it seems they were greatly exagerated, uh? relievied sigh here... :o)
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Dr. Quilter

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