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Kim Dillon-Cailles
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Artist, designer, mom, wife, daughter and sister
Artist, designer, mom, wife, daughter and sister

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The 2017 Newport News Fall Festival of Folk Life
I absolutely love this festival!  I grew up in Newport News so coming back to do the festival just warms my heart.  I have been on the juried side in the past, and my mom has been on the marketplace side BUT since they are moving to Wisconsin I decided that...

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Whimsical home decor
Because my boys are out for the summer I don't have as much time to paint but here are two of my most recent items: Before After I don't have a before picture of this one, it was a 1970's beige color.  It is not recommended for food but you could use it for...

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Save the Date!
October 7-8th, 2017... I've been accepted into the Newport News Fall Festival of Folklife so please come see me!!  Here is a temporary link  NN Fall Festival   I will update this link as they update their website.  I don't have my booth number yet but you a...

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Reverse Wool Applique
Two weeks ago my mom and I went to the Quilt Convention in Hampton, Va.  We have done this for a number of years and I am always so inspired by other people's work.  There are vendors, quilt guilds displaying their guild challenges and anything and everythi...

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Painting, painting and more painting
This Blog is all over the place just like my brain!  A few months ago I was all about quilting.  I was going to create a new quilting blog but, with my creative gene, I've bounced back to painting.  When I tell people I'm an artist, I quilt, I do handwork a...

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My new website: October Cat Studios
Without further adieu, here is my website.  I will still keep blogging here but my website is for those of you who just want to see my work without listening to me ramble on and on.  It still needs tweaking but here it is! http://octobercatstudios.com/ I ma...

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Thinking about new things
My family and I moved to Lexington, VA in June.  We moved from Portsmouth, VA which is 3.5  away but we moved from the East coast (Virginia Beach area) to the mountains and I absolutely LOVE it!! I have always been a "Jill-of-all-trades" artist, I sew, I qu...

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Decorating and zentangles
     We are moving in just two short weeks!  I'm not that much of an interior decorator but one of the bathrooms in our new-but-old house needs some TLC.  We currently have a glass door on our shower but in the new house I get to pick out a shower curtain.....

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What I've been up to
     We are moving in June!  My husband is a Methodist pastor and if you know anything about us Methodists it's that the pastors move often.  Since we are in the Virginia Conference we will stay within this state.  When we got married we were assigned to a ...
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