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Valerie Levy
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Purple boots and pigtails might be my signature look but there's more to me than meets the eye.
Purple boots and pigtails might be my signature look but there's more to me than meets the eye.

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A Hug To Wrap Up In
In terms of cozy comfort there are few things in life that can offer the same sense of warmth and love as curling up with a handmade quilt...well, perhaps snuggling a wee puppy would come close, but we just can't go around passing out puppies when the going...

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Weight of Love
Valentines day. Love is in the air... What better day to dig into the Jack tin and set to work on the "Weight of Love" quilt that I started in November when the MMQG brought quilter extraordinaire Libs Elliot to town for a workshop. I pulled some yardage fr...

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In The Middle
Well, hello again! Things got a little crazy around here since my last post. Go grab yourself a cuppa and I'll do my best to get you up to speed, Oh, better throw a shot of something tasty in it since this is going to be a long post. How to begin...hmmm... ...

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Sing It Fatboy
Every good quilty story starts with a trip to the fabric store, right? The Fatboy sang to me this day, begging for a ride on a sunny fall day. How could I resist? Country road, sunny mild-ish day, blue sky, and a rumour that Cotton & Steel skull fabric was ...

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Sing It Fatboy
Every good quilty story starts with a trip to the fabric store, right? The Fatboy sang to me this day, begging for a ride on a sunny fall day. How could I resist? Country road, sunny mild-ish day, blue sky, and a rumour that Cotton & Steel skull fabric was ...

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Inspiration...Or A Lack Thereof
Back in the Spring my guild set forth a challenge, a paint chip challenge to be exact. Willing participants drew 3 random paint chips from a brown paper bag and agreed to make a quilt using only the colours drawn along with black and/or white. To say the le...

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September?
How can this be? Where did all my summer go? Not-So-Little PurpleBoots cannot possibly be turning 15 tomorrow!?! ...sigh... Time surely flies. So cliche to say it,  but it is oh-so true. And, catching up is oh-so hard to do. Let me at least try to get ya'll...

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Not The Ducks Ass
Metastatic. Colon. Cancer. 3 little words. So. Much. Weight. Aside from dealing with the grief that comes from losing ones parent to such an aggressive and horrible disease one has to deal with the possibility that the disease swims in their gene pool. Afte...

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A Finish of the Nerdy Sort
Yup, you read that right. It's what you've been waiting for... It's done. It's big. At 81" × 100" it takes a bit of help and a high vantage point to get some decent pictures...meet Ma PurpleBoots  & Ump PurpleBoots. They were kind enough to freeze their paw...

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Forty, You Say?
It's Throwback Thursday over at A Quarter Inch From The Edge and Jen has a giveaway for gift certificate for $40 from Fabric Please. I know I'm trying to use up my stash this year, but c'mon people...even I couldn't resist a shot at winning some free fabric...
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