translated the recipe of the "Fueskichelcher" and posted them in the Yummy recipes. Hopefully you'll be able to try them, as my English is not too good in translating recipes.
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Hi Ms Jan, thank you for the comment on my quilt. That is the back of the quilt I gave my aunt Helen. She LOVED it! I was so happy.
How is Emily doing? Tell her I think of her daily and say a little prayer for her.
Wanting to get back to sewing this weekend. Three weeks and I am going into severe withdrawals. Got to jump on our QOV for our Missouri boy. Hey, got an idea for what I should use for the backing? Solid, print, ???? Hugs, Megan
Thank you - yes it is for one of the soldiers with Libby's son. It has been really busy at work (which is a good thing), and I travel for work, so that limits my forum time. When I travel and have my work laptop I can surf and see what everyone has been up too, but I can't post! At least I can get my daily fix and see the daily deal!
All of the pieces are then embroidered over the seams. I used several different embroidery colors - whatever I had leftovers from. Since I knew absolutely NOTHING about quilts I bought a fleece for the backing and I really think the sashing is some polyester gunk. I then tied it using red crochet thread. And we love it - especially in the cooler months before we get out the down duvet. Have fun - I have so many ties left that I would love to do some patchwork stuffed animals out of some . . . whenever I find some time.
You are such a sweetheart - thanks for the comments on my necktie quilt. I started that quilt way back during the Gulf War when I was evacuated from Saudi during the early part of the invasion. I was in Texas and went garage saleing with my SIL and found this huge box of ties for a price I just couldn't pass up. Plus Al had many that he was no longer wearing. So I bought muslin and cut it into 18 inch squares and started ripping the ties apart. There were so many pieces - buckram or other stabilizers in the middle, silk inserts on both ends, wonderful patterns. The quilt took me from 1991 until 2004 to finish . . . I didn't work on it much. I cut and sewed the pieces on one by one in whatever pattern worked . . . (that is, NO pattern).
Just saw your message about the portfolios I made the girls for Christmas. Would you believe that Miss Rita (5 YO) came to me with hers around the end of March and told me I needed to refill it for her. "But, this time put candy inside instead of paper, okay?"
I haven't had time to read the daily string lately, so you may have already updated us and I missed it. But I was just wondering how Emily and the whole family is fairing these days. I continue to hold you all in my prayers.
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