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  As of right this minute Summer 2015 ends in 22 days, 8 hours, 3 minutes and 30 seconds. That would be on September 23, but as far as my Summer SEW Gallery...it ends with this post...on this the last of August.  It has been ...
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I do so love and appreciate hand quilting and hand embroidery, and I have done quite a lot of both in the years of being a needle and thread enthusiast. However, I have an affliction I call FastFinishItist that often results ...
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In 1984 a stitcher named Lora spent a good deal of time embroidering the floral-hearts design and expertly stitched the words "Simple Pleasures are Life's Treasures".  Years later Lora's hooped needlework found it's way into ...
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Scotty Hexies, Hoops and Loops
Along with the YoYo Fest and the Clean Out Binge I found a stash of Hexie Blocks.  I won't go into the number of Grandmother's Flower Garden Quilts I have made or try and count the hundreds of hexagons I have stamped, paper pieced, cut, put together, sorted...
Along with the YoYo Fest and the Clean Out Binge I found a stash of Hexie Blocks.  I won't go into the number of Grandmother's Flower Garden Quilts I have made or try and count the hundreds of hexagons I have stamped, paper p...
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Couching Stitched YoYo Sampler
There is a YoYo Fest going on in my Sewing Studio.  As usual, my 'OverDoNess' has hit a YoYoHigh, Now there are total of 4 smallish YoYo quilts waiting in the wings to be stitched. Here is 1930's YoYo and More Galore! Matter of Facts and Figuring *Pink Back...
There is a YoYo Fest going on in my Sewing Studio.  As usual, my 'OverDoNess' has hit a YoYoHigh, Now there are total of 4 smallish YoYo quilts waiting in the wings to be stitched. Here is 1930's YoYo and More Galore! ...
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Super YoYo Maker
Believe it or not, I never ever wanted to make a YoYo quilt.  The main reason was cutting out all those circles and then hand stitching them to form the YoYo.  Too slow and too many to make a quilt of any size.  Not for me.  However, I was not adverse to co...
Believe it or not, I never ever wanted to make a YoYo quilt.  The main reason was cutting out all those circles and then hand stitching them to form the YoYo.  Too slow and too many to make a quilt of any size.  Not for me.  ...
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Wrapping Up the Summer SEW Gallery
  As of right this minute Summer 2015 ends in 22 days, 8 hours, 3 minutes and 30 seconds. That would be on September 23, but as far as my Summer SEW Gallery...it ends with this post...on this the last of August.  It has been another August of erratic blogg...
  As of right this minute Summer 2015 ends in 22 days, 8 hours, 3 minutes and 30 seconds. That would be on September 23, but as far as my Summer SEW Gallery...it ends with this post...on this the last of August.  It has been ...
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Pedal to the Medal Machine Embroidery and Quilting
I do so love and appreciate hand quilting and hand embroidery, and I have done quite a lot of both in the years of being a needle and thread enthusiast. However, I have an affliction I call FastFinishItist that often results in hand done not getting done......
I do so love and appreciate hand quilting and hand embroidery, and I have done quite a lot of both in the years of being a needle and thread enthusiast. However, I have an affliction I call FastFinishItist that often results ...
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More HoopLa with Simple Pleasures Embroidery
In 1984 a stitcher named Lora spent a good deal of time embroidering the floral-hearts design and expertly stitched the words "Simple Pleasures are Life's Treasures".  Years later Lora's hooped needlework found it's way into my collection.  For several year...
In 1984 a stitcher named Lora spent a good deal of time embroidering the floral-hearts design and expertly stitched the words "Simple Pleasures are Life's Treasures".  Years later Lora's hooped needlework found it's way into ...
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There is a YoYo Fest going on in my Sewing Studio.  As usual, my 'OverDoNess' has hit a YoYoHigh, Now there are a total of 4 smallish YoYo quilts waiting in the wings to be stitched. Here is 1930's YoYo and More Galore!...
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Believe it or not, I never ever wanted to make a YoYo quilt.  The main reason was cutting out all those circles and then hand stitching them to form the YoYo.  Too slow and too many to make a quilt of any size.  Not for me.  ...
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I don't have a Grandmother Oatis, but if I did, this orphan block would be a family heirloom and a treasured piece of needlework.   Here's what I know about Grandmother Oatis from this Sunbonnet Sue block: * The block was in...
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CollectIn Texas Gal I'm kind of a 'Jack of All Trades' with a Masters in Studio Art...thank goodness I can say Master of something. I'm a Girl Raised In Texas and have lived in West Texas most of my life. I'm a retired Art Teacher and High School Girls Coach. I'm a former Quilt Shop owner and have enjoyed making and collecting Quilts for many years. CollectInTexas Gal and Tracks of My Texas Ancestors have become my Virtual Genealogy Family Tree Record and Databases. Here I share my Texas Ancestors, their stories and photographs with CITexas Readers, Family and Friends. I am a Junktique Collector and an Antique Dealer. I LOVE LOVE LOVE Dishes and enjoy sharing them here on CollectInTexas Gal along with my other collections of stuff. HiHoney, my husband of 46 years, and I live in San Angelo, Texas near our Son, DIL and 4 grandchildren. Life is Good In Texas.
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Wrapping Up the Summer SEW Gallery
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As of right this minute Summer 2015 ends in 22 days, 8 hours, 3 minutes and 30 seconds. That would be on September 23, but as far as my Summ

Pedal to the Medal Machine Embroidery and Quilting
collectintexasgal.blogspot.com

I do so love and appreciate hand quilting and hand embroidery, and I have done quite a lot of both in the years of being a needle and thread

More HoopLa with Simple Pleasures Embroidery
collectintexasgal.blogspot.com

In 1984 a stitcher named Lora spent a good deal of time embroidering the floral-hearts design and expertly stitched the words "Simple Pleasu

Couching Stitched YoYo Sampler
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There is a YoYo Fest going on in my Sewing Studio. As usual, my 'OverDoNess' has hit a YoYoHigh, Now there are a total of 4 smallish YoYo qu

Super YoYo Maker
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Believe it or not, I never ever wanted to make a YoYo quilt. The main reason was cutting out all those circles and then hand stitching them

Blogiversary with Grand Mother Oatis
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I don't have a Grandmother Oatis, but if I did, this orphan block would be a family heirloom and a treasured piece of needlework. Here's wha

Home Sweet Done Sewing Home
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It's DONE! Well, sorta! If you are reading this and you know my history...a one DONE doesn't really mean it's DONE. I'm not known as OverDo/

Sweltering August Is Here
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August Fairest of the months! Ripe summer's queen The hey-day of the year With robes that gleam with sunny sheen Sweet August doth appear. ~

Handling 'Plan B'
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I don't throw 'Hissie Fits'...I don't have to! I always have a 'Plan B'...do you?

Flag Fabrics Fly Proudly in Fashions
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For those of you are Fabric Junkies, you probably notice that fabric follows what is 'Trending', as they say in the social media world. For

UnEventful June? Hardly!!!
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In our home, calendars hang on the wall, lay open on desks, clip on file folders, pop up on my Smart Phone and occupy the center pocket of m

Back To The 1940's and Princess Betty Singer 201
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Let's travel back to the 1940's for this post. As you already know, I've spent a good deal of time there over the course of writing this blo

1950's MAGIC To MAKE vs 2015's FAST & EASY
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Although Butterick Patterns historically never dated patterns either on the envelope or instruction sheet as other pattern companies did, th

CollectInTexas Gal Photo Featured on 'A Sunday Drive'
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I received a comment/notice from Jerry Beuterbaugh, author/blogger of As The Crackerhead Crumbles , that the above photo has been included i

It's Simplicity June...Sixty Years Later!
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"Okay, I'll take them. I can't stand the thought of them being thrown away. I'll think of something to do with them, but for now I'll box th

Simplicity 1950's Patterns In June cont...TEENAGE REBEL Revealed
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Even if you are not a 'Sewing/Pattern/Notion Collector' you will be interested in what I found in the 1953 Simplicity Pattern posted about y

Former Flour Sacks w/Dresser Scarf Sleeves Peddler
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As a 'Vintage Linen Collector', I think I must have been a 'Chiffonnier' in a former life. How else can I explain a life long attraction to

The Prickly Pear Are Blooming In Texas
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The Prickly Pear are blooming! We have had RAIN! Those two things do not always happen at the same time. The brilliant blooms dot our West T

One Thousand Posts
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It's better to see something once, than to hear about it a thousand times. Asian Proverb If I've told you once, I've told you a thousand tim