Mary Andra Holmes

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Omgosh.... NO SPOILER ALLERT but......I’m going to have a picnic with a very special friend. Hoping everyone who gets a @sewsamplerbox will join me. I absolutely love every box but honestly πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’– Kimberly and her staff out did themselves on this one. πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’. @fatquartershop #sewsamplerbox

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My hubby is recovering from two broken ribs and can’t ride our horses. I took him to West World in Scottsdale so he could attend the Equestrian show. I went shopping. I finally went to a Quilt shop, in Mesa that has been there for years, to check it out. Quilters Oasis is wonderful. I wasn’t disappointed. Lots of @modafabrics too. I met their EPP teacher. Showed her my pictures of @brimfieldawakening quilts. She fell in love just like I did. For those living in the area, she may be having a class real soon πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–
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#brimfieldawakening @paperpiecesepp #epp

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Thinking I forgot to post this Quilt I designed. Finished over a year ago and recently put binding on. Absolutely love how Andee @aandriole quilted it. 🌸
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#showmethemoda #modafabrics #brendariddle #aurifil50wt #flowerquilts

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Almost ready to put The Guest Room quilt together. I’m loving it. Pattern is from the book Start With Strips by Susan Ache for @martingaletpp @yardgrl60 🌸🌸🌸 #Startwithstrips #starteithstripsbook #showmethemoda #modafabrics #poetryfabricby3sisters #brendariddlefabric #auriful

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I just had to post this. Amanda was our Natural Horse Hoof Trimmer when she lost her beloved, firefighter, husband Eric along with 18 members of his team. Eric was superintendent of Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot crew. We all pray that no firefighter or their family members would need to use this fabulous foundation. πŸ’ž

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Happy mail. Thank you Laurie @minickandsimpson I can’t wait to start. #showmethemoda #modafabrics

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I’m turning some Dresden Plates today. Works my on Susan’s @yardgrl60 Guest Room Quilt in her new book Start With Scraps by @martingaletpp So far I am using @brengr and #3sistersfabrics β˜€οΈ
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I just had to show you the quilting my sister Andee @aandriole did on my Rebuilding wall Quilt. I absolutely love the detail. Please visit @modabakeshop to see the whole Quilt and print the pattern. The fabric is Caroline by @brengr for @modafabrics . Enjoy πŸ’ž

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Rebuilding. Remembering our birds who lost their homes during devastating hurricanes and fires in 2017. Pattern is available to print at ModaBakeShop.com πŸ’ πŸ’. @modabakeshop @modafabrics @brengr #meandmymoda #showmethemoda #modafabrics #carolinefabric #brendariddle #ifitsmodafabriciloveit . Machine quilted by @aandriole . @aurifilthread 50wt and 80wt #aurifloss

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I’m all set. The Guest Room quilt. Getting my guest room ready for a visit from @yardgrl60 😁. A girl can dream right 😁. My first Quilt to make from Susan’s new book, Start With Strips, by @martingaletpp I’m loving all the quilts in this book. πŸ’–
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Brimfield Awakening Star block. Thinking about table runner in patriotic. Not sure what direction I will place it in for star effective. β™₯️
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πŸ’™#modafabrics #minickandsimpson #showmethemoda #aurifil #brimfieldblock #brimfieldawakening #brimfieldblockstar

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I love my December #sewsamplerbox . @fatquartershop never ever disappoints each and every month. Thank you for another fun filled month if goodies. πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’– @sewsamplerbox

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I’m loving my Brimfield Awakening quilt. I added sashing because I wanted it bigger without adding more blocks. βšͺ️
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#modafabrics #showmethemoda #brimfieldblock #brimfieldblocksal #brimfieldawakening #usingmystash #redandgreenquilts #aurifil #epp #usingmymodastash @paperpiecesepp

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Is this not the cutest baby Quilt you’ve ever seen❣️ I’m absolutely in love with this sweet quilt. Making this quilt using, Caroline, fabric designed by @brengr for @modafabrics is the icing on the cake. I can’t wait to start it. πŸ’–
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#brendariddledesigns #brendariddle #showmethemoda #modafabrics #babyquilt #aurifil

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The boys came looking for the girls. Swipe to see a few of them. There were at least 6 males that we could see out in the open. Not sure how many were around back where all the girls were hiding. Nature is so beautiful. Remembering to thank God every day. πŸ’

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Do I want fancy center or not. Swipe to see close ups. #BrimfieldBlock #BrimfieldblockSal #BrimfieldAwakening #modafabrics #3sisters @paperpiecesepp

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I so agree with my sister Cheryl @cae3540 that I had to post what she said. Swipe to see this fabulous book. πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’ I could have just reposted it but I couldn’t get repost to work. I’m sure it was OE. 😁 @martingaletpp @yardgrl60

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Happy mail and ......Omgosh you are not going to believe how fabulous this book is. What am I thinking..... of course you will. You know Susan @yardgrl60 well. Each and every quilt are as fabulous as you can imagine. It’s beautiful written as all @martingaletpp books are. Now to try to decide where to start. What Quilt will be first? Loving ever piece of @modafabrics Susan used. Thank you Susan. πŸ’ž CONGRATULATIONS

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#Repost @typebfp (@get_repost)
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You know all those fabulous little tags on all your favorite Moda fabric collections, make Quilt blocks. Copy them on to fabric and make a quilt block to save your favorite ones from the collection. πŸ’–
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#modafabrics #showmethemoda #starblocks

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Happy 20th Anniversary to Kaari of @frenchgeneral πŸŽ‰β™₯οΈπŸŽ‰
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I’m not sure who sent me these fabulous gifts but thanking @modafabrics and @frenchgeneral β™₯️
Thank you for allowing me to be a part of this absolutely beautiful Quilt. β™₯️
Congratulations to everyone who participated β™₯️β™₯️β™₯️β™₯️β™₯️β™₯️ #celebrationsamler

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Loving how the center looks. Now to figure out if I have enough fabric for all the blocks I want to do. #BrimfieldBlock #BrimfieldblockSal #BrimfieldAwakening #modafabrics #showmethemoda #paperpiecesepp #aurifil

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My Austin Blue Bird quilt designed by @minickandsimpson Swipe to see it in three sections. All printed fabric are @brengr designs for @modafabrics Binding will be green mini check. I’m loving this pattern, fabric and quilter. Thanking all of you. πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’
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Thinking I’ll take a picture upright after I get the binding on. πŸ™ƒ

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Working on my #BrimfieldblockSal using some of my favorite fabric I’ve been hoarding. #BrimfieldBlock β™₯️
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Everyone got stickers placed on them by this 2year old and every page in the coloring book also got a sticker. She was so proud of her work. πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’ all the adults loved every minute.

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Granddaughter and great granddaughter coloring in books that are about 24 years old. Coloring books now have two generations using them. Making fabulous memories. πŸ’–πŸ’– We thank God everyday for our Blessings.

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