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Missy Shay
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I am a homemaker who loves to sew, bake and decorate cakes. I try to live my life serving God while trying to be the homemaker God wants me to be. I have six cats who are my children.
I am a homemaker who loves to sew, bake and decorate cakes. I try to live my life serving God while trying to be the homemaker God wants me to be. I have six cats who are my children.

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Auditioning Placements
I finally finished my 3D Bow-tie blocks!  We had a sewing day today at our art guild and my friend Jo Ann brought her portable design wall.  I put my blocks on it but never had time to sew my rows together, so I asked her if I could just borrow the whole de...
Auditioning Placements
Auditioning Placements
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Plastic canvas Crosses
Before I learned how to sew I did plastic canvas and really enjoyed it!  My homemaker's club is making crosses to raise money for our club.  We like to donate the money to Meals on Wheels, the food pantry, and I am going blank on the other charity we donate...
Plastic canvas Crosses
Plastic canvas Crosses
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Feathered Stars
At my quilt guild last night, we saw some beautiful blocks!  Marla made these Feathered Stars using the templates from Marti Mitchel. Janet brought her feathered star that she paper pieced. I love these blocks!  Marla is going to teach a class at our guild ...
Feathered Stars
Feathered Stars
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Sewing Mojo
Last year I got really sick and lost my sewing mojo and had not done any sewing since then.  We had our Treadle-On and Gathering Academy a couple of weeks ago and I got my sewing mojo back!  My friend Cheryl Parker from http://cherylsteapots2quilting.blogsp...
Sewing Mojo
Sewing Mojo
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Cats on Quilts!
These are the lazy days of summer and my cats sure have been lazy! Oreo, Tiger, Cupcake Oreo, Tater, and Tiger Muffin Tater Tater Oreo Happy Caturday! Missy
Cats on Quilts!
Cats on Quilts!
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Fringey Banners
I have been making banners! I hurt my foot a couple of weeks ago and I needed something to do while sitting on the couch.  I am happy it did not happen until after my TOGA!  I am sorry I have not been replying to comments, but for some reason they are not s...
Fringey Banners
Fringey Banners
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TOGA quilts
I have been blogging about the Missouri TOGA.  Today I wanted to share pictures of all of the amazing quilts everyone brought to share.  Next year we will be more organized with the hanging of the quilts. These last two pictures were the raffle quilt.  I fo...
TOGA quilts
TOGA quilts
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TOGA machines
I want to share some of the vintage machines that were at the TOGA! A TOGA originated with Treadleon.net when fellow hand crank and treadle sewing machine users wanted to get together and share their machines and learn more about them.  It is called a Tread...
TOGA machines
TOGA machines
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Missouri TOGA
We had our very first Missouri TOGA!  I think it was success and had a lot of fun.  This was my first time to be the one to put it on and I realize that did not leave me much time for sewing and enjoying the classes, but that is okay because I still learned...
Missouri TOGA
Missouri TOGA
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Vintage Quilts
Our local town, Ava, MO i participating in "2500 Miles of art and Culture" in Missouri.  Douglas County was the first to volunteer!  We have had all kinds of things planned, one of them with the Ava Art Guild is having a photography showcase with the theme ...
Vintage Quilts
Vintage Quilts
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