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Winding down………well, SOME may be……..

But, the Killer Bees are still going strong!!! One of the members arrived for a 3 week stay recently and gifted us with her “trunk show” of quilts completed in the past few months. So, once again, I will urge … Continue reading

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A fantastic quilt/trunk show……..

Came to the Killer Bees last Thursday!!! We were kept oohing & ahhhing for the whole time!!! Susan, and hubby Tim, are the “WAZOO!” team of their longarm quilting service. Susan was a total delight as she talked through the … Continue reading

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Winding down……….

Yup…..that’s what’s happening here. Our Texas park/resort is thinning out. Most all the RVs that have left are French Canadians who have been here for several months and must get back across the Northern border or put their medical insurance … Continue reading

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Another week, Killer Bees and a challenge completed……

I hear it everywhere…..”Where do the days (hours) go???” The Killer Bees (my fab Texas quilt group) met last Thursday for our weekly(!) meeting and annual Spring luncheon. We had “Sharing Time”……   And, yes, the same gal made those last … Continue reading

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Days are flying and………

The weeks are filled with…..lots of quilt activity!!!! Last Wednesday was prep day for some hours of doing a demo for the Killer Bees quilt show on February 24th. I found a fab vintage ‘50s tablecloth a while back and … Continue reading

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Yup, it’s a Killer Bee quilt parade……….

Just some inspiration to send you to “dream land”…………..   and the “flip side” of the above……Nice! And another front/back beauty………..   This group of gals definitely “raise the bar”, when it comes to finishing a quilt that’s reversible!!!                   There are so … Continue reading

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Lest I forget……………..

I must bring you up to date on this week’s Killer Bees quilt group’s sharing. The numbers were down a bit due to so many events/commitments that seem to be over-lapping!!!!! But, though “quantity” was down “quality” was definitely in … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Thursday………………………..

A bit of a “catch-up” on last week’s Killer Bee quilt gathering. Always a ton of inspiration everywhere a body looks!! The gal seated next to me was wearing a striking black/white blouse with a very nice little over-jacket, BUT … Continue reading

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Quilts on parade……..

A little while back, the Rio Grande Valley Quilt Guild held their yearly quilt event on South Padre Island(TX). I scooted in for a quick look/see the first morning and here are just a few of my faves…………         The last … Continue reading

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(Busy) Killer Bees………………..

My South Texas quilt group is amazing!!!! I really do NOT think they sleep!!!!! I mean….really!!! The weekly meetings result in a “sharing” time that proves this thought. Today’s time began with many of the “flimsys”/quilt tops that were put … Continue reading

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“Twist & Shout”…..it’s a ‘wrap’…………………

Last Thursday’s workshop was the culmination of many weeks of mystery. A technique that resulted in a pieced quilt top with setting triangles on the edges that weren’t cut separately and set in. Now, THAT’S a huge bonus for all … Continue reading

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For my “Killer Bee” friends………

Just a reminder…….the “Twist and Shout” workshop is this coming Thursday! Is your pieced top ready to slice???? Details of supplies to bring in the yearly KB calendar. Here’s the version I have ready………..              … Continue reading

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Updates and current happenings………….

First up: the garage project. Began last April (see this post) and not-so-rapidly advanced to this and then this Spring became this, is now THIS……..   The siding is coming along nicely as DH works on it between the recent deluges!!!! … Continue reading

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The last KB meeting til next year……EEK!!!!!!

Can’t be!!!!! No-o-o-o-o-o………there’s so much more to share!!!!! OK, I’ve gotten that off my chest………today’s meeting, although it really had no “business” to talk about, began at the usual time and ended just before noon. I have photos of the … Continue reading

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Nearing the end………..

Of our “Winter Texan” time, I enjoyed another awesome “Killer Bees” weekly meeting. Beginning with a heartfelt ‘Thank You’ to Jan (right), who (with her many behind-the-scenes helpers) tirelessly facilitates and coordinates the group’s agendas, moving to the necessary announcements/updates … Continue reading

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“Swarming” again…………..

Yup, the Killer Bees have been very active this past week. The numbers are dwindling as some head out and close out this winter season. Grab a cuppa and let’s take a peek at what’s happenin’……….First up…..a sneak peak at … Continue reading

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Life in the new “normal”………..

I believe it was Erma Bombeck who penned the wisdom that “Normal is just a setting on your dryer”. There is so much that is said in those few insightful words. I have missed you all greatly but have felt … Continue reading

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Another swarm of “Killer Bees”………….

Yup…..it’s Thursday and they’re assembled!! The “buzzing” was very evident when approaching this fun creative group! First, some necessary “housekeeping”/business items and, then, on to a time of sharing/inspiration. First up: a sampling of recent workshops. Working with felt, then … Continue reading

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Killer Bees….photo recap……..

This group plans ahead!! Next year’s (yes, I said “next year”!) ‘challenge’ is already organized!!! Each participant will receive 3 randomly chosen color crayons in a sandwich baggy. These colors, plus 1 of the recipient’s choosing, may be used to … Continue reading

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“Killer Bees”…another week……..more buzzing……..

Some business and on to sharing. Disclaimer: I forgot my camera so I had to rely on my cell. Photo quality very marginal, but you will get a feel for the creativity, I’m sure!   First up, a “Mock Mola … Continue reading

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“Bee” Thursday recap………..

  Every Thursday is “Killer Bee” day! (see here) Business first. Next week is a shop-hop bus trek and the final details needed to be put in place. With the opening of the meeting, there were a handful of spaces … Continue reading

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Eek!!!! Killer Bees!!!!!……….

Where??!!!!??? Well, right here in southern Texas, but not to fear ‘cuz these are of the quilting kind. They’re easy to locate….just follow the “buzzing” every Thursday morning in a community hall in the community next door to our Encore … Continue reading

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