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About hollydeequilts

Owner of HDQ, HollyDee Quilts, llc in LULING, TX We have a fabulous shop and love to have fun every day! Stop by and join in the excitement!

A Mariner’s Compass!

One of my students made this beautiful Mariner’s Compass; then I was asked to quilt it!  She patiently waited for this quilt to move up the list of quilts to be quilted!  I sent her a couple of sneak peek … Continue reading

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Houston! We have a Rodeo and Quilts!

Texas is BIG and Houston is HUGE!!!  So is the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo!  There are many Go-Texan competitions as part of Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and on more than one occasion I have been asked to be … Continue reading

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Sharing the Love

I have joined a group of bloggers on Facebook – the goal of the group is to inspire each other to set goals for blogging.  I set a goal to post on Monday and Thursday of each week.  Today my … Continue reading

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Block Swap Re-Visited

For many years I have been a member of Lakeview Quilters Guild!  My first meeting was in August of 1997, they were talking about a retreat.  Sounded interesting so I signed up and a couple of weeks later I headed … Continue reading

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The Next Chapter

I may have mentioned in an earlier post that my word for the year is “ACTUALIZE”.  I wanted something that would inspire me to do the things I really want to do and not procrastinate.  Life is short, make the … Continue reading

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A Year in the Life of – ME!

2015 was a busy year for us.  We had just moved into our new home. In the studio we had shelving to build, peg board to hang, cabinetry to place.  Lots of rearranging as I decided to tweak things, 256 … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice – Dad’s Birthday

My dad died when I was only 7 so my memories are short, but sweet.  Through the years I have pieced together some family history and I am honoring my father with a post today.  He would’ve been 109 years … Continue reading

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One – Applique of the Leaf

Great Tutorial for Appliqué. Continue reading

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Never Forget

We will never forget the day our world changed.  I worked for a boating company in Seabrook, TX, MarineMax.  I had just left one location and was getting ready to head back to my office, my sister had not been … Continue reading

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Victoria! Texas that is!

A couple of weeks ago I was the guest speaker for the Victoria Area Quilt Guild!  They are a very busy guild!  And so many nice ladies!  It was great to see all the familiar faces in the group too … Continue reading

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