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The Mary Tudor is coming along.

The first sleeve is finished. I think the sleeve might be too long, but I can't tell until I block it and sew it in. Even though I started at the cuff, it's easy to lengthen or shorten a sleeve. I'll take out one round about where I want to start the cuff by cutting the yarn in on place and pulling it out as I put the sts on needles. Then just work the cuff from that point down. I have a few inches of the second sleeve done.

BS2's baby quilt horse appliqué has an embroidered eye. The quilt has gone off to the quilter. I'll post photos when it comes back.

I showed it off at Vintage Stitchers on Thursday. Some of the fabrics came from some distributer samples Barbara handed out. I used one fabric line as a focus for choosing the other fabrics. All the other fabrics except the background came from my stash. The background (and backing) came from Davidene's Quilt Shop, our wonderful little local quilt shop. The blocks were from "Twin Stars" from Jelly Roll Quilts by Pam and Nicky Lintott.

We met at Barbara's in Salt Lake City. It's great visiting Barbara any time, but in the summer her yard is especially lovely.

Carol was putting the binding on this neat quilt she recently finished:

Barbara had given her the main fabric for the backing. Now she's sorry she parted with it.

Barbara showed us this great quilt top with curved piecing, Kaffe Fassett fabrics and a great light-grey textured fabric background.

Marilyn had this neat finger light:

We all wanted at least one, so we put together an order.

Joanie and I went out to lunch after the meeting, before heading back to Park City.

Friday, DH, the pups and I took advantage of the lovely, cool weather to hike with the pups on the trails above our neighborhood.

Saturday was World Wide Knit in Public Day, so, of course, I planned to knit in public. It was cold and windy, though, so I had to knit in front of the pups instead.

Our community had it's annual Dumpster Days over the weekend, and we were scheduled to work on Sunday, another perfect opportunity to knit in public, which I did.

On a sad note, we lost another family member this week. Soren's great-uncle (our DDIL2's uncle) passed away from complications following surgery. It was sad and unexpected. He was young, by my standards. It's a reminder to cherish each day given us. 

What's on my needles: Mary Tudor cardigan, second sleeve started.

What's on my Featherweight: Back to Delectable Pathways, still working on the hand appliqué for the last panel.

What's on my iPad/iPhone: Finished Rose Harbor in Bloom by Debbie Macomber on the Overdrive app. Now I'm listening to Georgette Heyer's The Masqueraders from Audible (a hilarious story reminiscent of Shakespeare's "12th Night,") and reading Pursuit and Persuasion, a mystery by Sally Wright from Book Bub on the Kindle app.

What's my app of the week: I have to give a shoutout to Siri. (She's an app, right?) I can ask her to call friends, find places and remind me of things, such as sending Carol my Pumpkin Polenta recipe.

What's in my wine glass: Fisheye Shiraz 2013, another big bottle.

What's my tip of the week:  If you change the gauge on a sweater pattern to make the sweater larger or smaller, remember that the rows/rounds per inch will also change. 

Note: This blog post was produced on the iPad and the MacBook, using the iPhone for some photos and some photo processing. No other computer was used in any stage of composition or posting, and no Windows were opened, waited for, cleaned or broken. No animals were harmed during the production of this blog post.

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Tags: Jelly, Mary, Roll, Tudor, appliqué, baby, colorwork, dogs, garden, hiking, More…horse, quilting

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Comment by cherylbwaters on June 20, 2014 at 8:47am

I have one ravelry friend who changes her name all the time. It is usually by deleting her old ID and creating a new one. So it can be done.

Comment by angelkarhu on June 20, 2014 at 8:44am
You can only change your name once maybe twice and did years ago.
Comment by Peggy Stuart on June 20, 2014 at 6:53am
Sounds like a sicko. They are everywhere. If you let it get to you, they win. You could change your name and avatar without losing your account. I did that a long time ago (for different reasons). You can let your friends know you've done it, and then they'll know who you are. Just a suggestion.
Comment by angelkarhu on June 20, 2014 at 12:15am
Well this person wont stop. Its really upsetting me. I left the group and am never shopping at the loopy ewe again nor going to fall fling because she is so upsetting to me. Cant even ignore the user and she deletes every comment I make. I like ravelry but she is forcing me to leave it.
Comment by cherylbwaters on June 19, 2014 at 11:47pm

Yes, but I decided the person who sent it to me didn't deserve a response back and I just ignored it.

Comment by angelkarhu on June 19, 2014 at 7:35pm
Has anyone ever gotten a private message on Ravelry that just makes you want to sue the person for emotional damages and for being utterly stupid.
Comment by Peggy Stuart on June 19, 2014 at 5:44am
Susan! I was just wondering about you! Quilting, like knitting, may not appeal to everyone, but we can all enjoy them.
Comment by Susan the Blue Lake Knitter on June 19, 2014 at 4:28am

Wonderful blog Peggy... I love these quilts... beautiful.  I'll never make a quilt, but at least I can admire them from afar. 

Comment by angelkarhu on June 18, 2014 at 6:20pm
Yes I did seethem
Comment by Peggy Stuart on June 18, 2014 at 4:16pm
Doll quilts are fun! Did you see the ones I made for the doll bunks? They were the only quilts I've ever machine-quilted, and that was just around the border. I used white cotton flannel for "batting," because it stays together without coming apart from washing and is very thin. Goodnight Moon is one of our favorites!

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