Robin Gelum

I 💟 creating ✂️ arranging 🌼 🍃 growing 🌱 feeding 🐦 🐐 & documenting stuff! 💜 My cat Gordon 😻 New Mexican cooking 🌟 Strong coffee & espresso! ☕

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She's done it again! 🐶 Diane Keaton has hijacked my Instagram account to hold her biggest giveaway yet! 😀

Up for grabs are 16 sumptuous fat eights of Liberty of London Lawn courtesy of @alicecarolinefabrics from their exclusive collection. Included are the 14 prints behind Diane and 2 panel prints (swipe to see) that are perfect for English paper piecing. I've already started putting them to use in my #mischiefquilt from @karenthediyaddict. Aren't their exclusive colorways gorgeous? 😍

Entering is simple. Like this post & tag a friend below.
Tag as many friends as you like in separate comments for additional entries. Participants must be following @keatonquilts to win.
Bonus: For an additional 10 entries per post, repost this picture of 🐶 Diane Keaton or any other of our posts along with the hashtag #lovebykeatonquilts and @keatonquilts in the caption, as many as you want.
Good luck everybody! The contest ends on Tuesday 5/16 at 9pm ET and the winner will be announced shortly after. A big thank you to @alicecarolinefabrics for sending over their exclusive collection of Liberty for the giveaway! You should check out their page and show them some love!
Good luck everybody! 🎉

#quilting
#sewing
#libertylondon
#alicecarolinefabrics

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L👀k what I won! Its Happy Mail!! Thanks so much @katespain for your kindness! Lotsa 💖 😻
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#ShowMeTheModa #HeresTheModa
#EarlyBirdFabric #KateSpain #FabricLove #QuiltThis #SpreadJoy #MoreColorPlease

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L👀k what I found this morning when I went for an ultrasound! Just off the beaten path. 😄
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#Superman6569 #OhioRocks #NEOhioRocks #RockOn #FamilyFun #IFinallyFoundSomethingFun

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70,377 steps!! All Green today!
328,866 for the last 7 days! Im glad I never hafta do that again ... LoL!
👣 👑 👣 🎉 👣 🎊 👣🎍👣 🍹👣 😸
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#WalkOn #WalkOfFaith #SpreadJoy #ItsNotAboutWinningForMe
#PersonalGoals #GettingFit
#INeverHaftaDoThatAgain

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55,757 steps today! 267,767 steps in the last 7 days! YaY Me!!
#WalkOn #WalkOfFaith #SpreadJoy #WalkAway #ItsNotAboutWinningForMe #PersonalGoals #GettingFit

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On my morning walk found these lovelies all smiling pretty! 😍 Even discovered a new store in my neighborhood! 💖
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#WalkOn #WalkOfFaith #GettingFit #GettingFitter #WalkAway #SmellTheFlowers #SpreadJoy

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Yes of course i want to win!!! 😊 #iwantaCSBERNINA
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Good golly! Miss Molly is back home and ready to go again! 💜 She got herself a new wiring harness. 👀 Look at those wonderfully bright high visibility threads! ✂️ Many thanks to Bob Barnes at Barnes Sewing Center in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio! 😍
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#BabyLockSewing #SewsLikeADream #TuneUpYourSewingMachine #LoveMySewingMachine #Sewing #EveryStitchAPrayer #SewingEssentials #NeonThread

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Gordon sitting in the afternoon sun biting his nails! 😕 I told him to go do something fun. So off he went to toss around some toys like a normal cat. 😻 🐾 💋
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#ILoveMyCat #CatsOfInstagram #MyCatIsTheBest #LoveMyCat #LoveEverythingAboutHim

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Love this fabric! 😍
#Repost @catchingstitches with @repostapp #catchingstitchesthegoodlife

Winner will be picked tomorrow❤️ Monday April 3! Good luck!

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This is a baby quilt for a first time Mom with a brand new little girl, Cede. I'm hoping to have the quilting finished before Easter. 😍 #IGQuiltFest hosted by @amyscreativeside with today's prompt is #WorkInProgress or #WIP

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New spring pictures of Gordon 😍 Swipe to see the typical portraiture to him just watching the cat channel or enjoying the afternoon sunshine. Enjoy! 😻💞🐥🐾🌼🌷💜💋
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#CatsOfInstagram #ILoveMyCat #MyCatIsTheBest #SpreadJoy #SpringCats #CatTV #LoveMyCat

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This is absolutely ridiculous... Sitting in a doctors office for 90 minutes... Only to have the rude office assistant tell me they had me come in early to fill out paperwork that I already completed ..😠
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#IHateRudePeople #MyTimeIsImportantToo #IAlreadyDontLikeThisDr #NoNeedToBeRude #WhyDontDrsRespectMyTime

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March #IGQuiltFest
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Sponsored by @amyscreativeside

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Heres another #IGQuiltFest post sponsored by @amyscreativeside ... I'm a day late still but this is #WhereTheMagicHappens 😍 .

Welcome to my #SewingSpace ... I'm not comfortable talking in videos because I sound like a little boy! LoL! Im not fond of my voice but that's another story! I probably should have cleaned up first! 😂 .

About how I store my sewing threads... Those plastic containers originally came with a Madeira embroidery thread starter set. They open from both sides and are very reasonabley priced on amazon.
About how I store my embroidery threads... Those are called "Lock & Lock" snap lock containers. I made plastic canvas inserts and each holds 35 spools of embroidery thread. They are much easier to use than the double open kind containers.
About how I store charm packs... I use quart storage bags because they hold 4 charm packs. I label them on the day so they stack and can easily see what I have to choose from.
#SewThis #ISewBecauseICan
#CreativeSpace #SpreadJoy #ThankGod

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#MyCharmingStash a wonderful giveaway by @lellaboutique 😊

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Heres my sidekick feeling and looking much better now 🐾 😻 🐾 (Wish I knew how to post multiple pics on instagram!!) .
#IGQuiltFest #ILoveMyCat #MyCatIsTheBest #LifeIsGoodToday #CatsOfInstagram

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Heres my current sewing partners of the mechanical persuasion. Then of course there's my head thread finder and trimmer Gordon 😻
#IGQuiltFest

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Selfies and talking about myself, is kinda outta my comfort zone. Im a little late for the #IGQuiltFest introductions too! Join @amyscreativeside and introduce yourself!
My name is Robin and my sidekick is Gordon the cat 😻 We live in NE Ohio. Im almost 57, dont color my hair or wear makeup, I lost my favorite ironworker in the late 90s, and love strong coffee! ☕️ Ive been reading since age 3, love mathematics and reverse notation calculators! My work background is in engineering, surveying, mapping and computer programming for data conversion. Ive lived 20+ miles from town without regular utilities in New Mexico, lived in downtown Chicago and loved both! I dont use apostrophes but overuse exclamation points and 💜 but I like them and I mean it! 😍

I learned all sorts of needlework from my dear mother, Mag. I can do anything with a needle except start an IV and tatting. Im not sure what I learned first but Mag taught me to hand embroider with both thread and yarn, hand sew, knit and crochet with yarn, thread crochet, sew my own clothes with patterns, alter patterns, and even how to tailor a jacket matching plaids before 7th grade. Mag was a stickler for perfection always ripping out my stuff til I got it right. She said someday I would thank her for it 😍 Thanks Mag! 💜

I taught myself to quilt in the late 80s and made my first quilt entirely by hand. I was recovering from a car accident, 23 broken bones, 3 heavy casts, a wheelchair and a walker. Mag said I would recover faster if I used my creative gifts and make every stitch is a prayer. Again she was right, the quilt was a scrappy flowery log cabin made from fabric and clothes I had on hand. I thank Mag and God for always being there for me! 💗 💗 💗

Ive sewn everything from leather to sailboat sails to shoes to cat tents to animal beds to draperies to curtains and more! I have made and sold my sewing, my own sewing patterns, and soon to add some quilting patterns. 😊 💗 🐾

Oh, Im Italian and Lithuanian so I love pizza 🍕 pepperoni, potatoes and now my treadmill too! 💪

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#MyHeartIsFullGiveaway #SureHopeToWin #ThanksMister 😍
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Okay so #quiltcon2017 was a crazy 🌪️ of 🤜🤛 and 🤗 and 😍 and 👋 and 😜 and I'm still pooped. But one thing that my brain is actually able to process so far is how full my heart is from the experience. So I decided to do a giveaway. Yaaaay! To enter, you have to do two things. (1) You need to be following me 😜 and (2) repost this image and use the hashtag #myheartisfullgiveaway. That's it. And what is the prize? It's this lovely #fabricbundle of 25 1/2 yard cuts of goodness from some of @artgalleryfabrics newest fabric collections. I'll run this giveaway until Friday March 3rd at 5:00 pm PST when the winner will be chosen by a random number generator. Good luck! #quilting #sewing #fabriclove #artgalleryfabrics #wearefabrics #myheartisfull

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✂️ Todays view is looking filled with possibilities and full on fun! 💜 I'm celebrating some goals, Gordon is back to his normal happy self, sew today I'm gonna ✂️ 👏 #ClapForMyDamnSelf 👏 😍 😻
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#SewThis #ShowMeTheModa #HeresTheModa #SpreadJoy #FabricAlwaysMakesBigSmiles #LifeIsGoodToday #InstaSew #Quilt #FabricSmiles #Quilting #HappySewing #HappyMail #ClapForYourDamnSelf

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Gordon is feeling much better each day! 💗 I'm so glad we caught the pancreatitis in time. He's back to eating and playing again too! We don't need to continue going to the vet for now. Thanks for all the kindness!! 💜 😻 💜
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#LifeIsGoodToday #ThankGod #ILoveMyCat #CatsOfInstagram

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Gordon might have pancreatitis again. He got a 24hr shot for nausea it should stop the drooling. For those that pray he needs some prayers and 💜 Two years ago he needed a feeding tube to get over the pancreatitis. Please if you will keep him in your thoughts and prayers! 💜 We both would be grateful & appreciate it. 😻 .
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#PancreatitisSucks #PrayersForGordon #GetWellKitty

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Great reminder and motivation!
Thanks Kim! 💜 @gogokim 👏 💕 👏 .
#ClapForYourDamnSelf #WordsOfWisdom #WalkOn #CelebrateMe #CelebrateYou .
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And remember you are AWESOME! If you ever doubt it, ask me and I will tell you ❤️

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No need for boring old white socks! 💕 💜 I'm lovin these #CabinSocks 👀 #CabinSocksRock They're way more cushion-ee for walking and they match my walking shoes too! 😊

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Sew cute, Sew True! 💕 😊 💜 ✂️
Thanks Claire! . . .
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#flashbackfriday #sacurve #lunagrafixco#etsy #sewing

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