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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!

Beginners & Finishers! Wimberley June 2015

As I promised yesterday – we have our 2nd post for the Beginners and Finishers Retreat from a couple of weeks ago! We had 2 styles of beginners – the first being those that are new to paper-piecing and/or Judy … Continue reading

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We are On Fire! Fire Island Hosta “part 2”

For those of you that follow the blog you will remember I taught a fabulous group of quilters way back in January at The Wimberley Quilt Ranch.  Our quilt of choice was Fire Island Hosta.  If you want to re-visit … Continue reading

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Into the Woods!

Once Upon a Time – a long, long, long time ago…….. Well really it was just May, but that seems a long time ago!  Where is 2015 going? Oh yes, back to my tale…..  Little Toot was in a PLAY! … Continue reading

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When it is raining in Houston………

Get on a boat! And sail the high seas with a bunch of fun quilters! A special thanks to Veronica Cox of Bear Threads Designs for coordinating of our Quilters Cruise! I would also like to acknowledge the minute of … Continue reading

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What is Red and Black and Quilted!

Debbie’s Quilt is….. A friend and piecer from Clear Lake made this beautiful quilt top and asked me to be her quilter!  Her quilt was flat and very well pieced and pressed nicely too!  3 of my favorite things when I … Continue reading

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Woolgathering on a Tuesday

I have a few random thoughts and photos to share with you today! First sending thoughts and prayers to those who are struggling with things that are beyond their control.  You are loved and it will take some time, but … Continue reading

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A little bit of amish – with a twist!

Earlier this week Shirley and I met up at the dealership while I was waiting for them to complete my oil change and a minor recall issue so I could give her a quilted quilt!  That means now that she … Continue reading

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Paddlewheel Part II

This post is part II of II, to view the first post click HERE. Today we are piecing our “paddlewheel” blocks, adding our accent border and assembling our quilt top. The complete written instructions were included in 2 fabulous magazine … Continue reading

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Up a Creek with a PaddleWheel

This is my first attempt with a tutorial.  I welcome constructive feedback.  I am not a technical writer and my chosen style is to try to put it in words how I would verbally teach it.  So “listen” to my … Continue reading

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Will you still “be quilting when you are 90+”?

Be sure to sing that title to the Paul McCartney tune “Will You Still Love Me?” I have been quilting for Helen for a number of years.  She used to make the trip from Corpus to Houston to drop off/pick … Continue reading

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