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for The Poppas

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My oldest son always referred to his grandparents as The Poppas (we call them Mema and Poppa) so this quilt is for The Poppas!  Karen the Quilter did a really good job on it.  I was so pleased it arrived yesterday.  I'm planning to give it to The Poppas as an early Christmas present-which I will do if I can get it labeled and get rid of this nascent cold I've acquired.  I'm really pleased to have this one finished!  For some reason the border fabric doesn't photograph well-it's really a bright green.

my lunch today

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More fabric for mom's quilt-I plan to border it and back it with the shell fabric.

The red/brown print will be binding for yesterday's prim santa.

The dots. . .not quite sure but may use them on the pilgrims.  I couldn't find more of the fabric I needed so I may need to try something else.

ran out of fabric!

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I was working on the seashell quilt for my mom and ran out of fabric.  So I picked up my pilgrims-would like to finish that this year.  And I ran out of fabric.  So I made this primitive Santa instead.  It's a Jan Patek pattern that I have been wanting to do for years.  It needs a bit more quilting and then binding.  I think I'm going to wash this one and get it all crinkly and vintage looking.


Early Christmas present

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Isn't it lovely?  I am so excited!