Hello Everyone,

Since I returned home from my daughter's Student Orientation for college, I have mainly been quilting customer quilts and filling orders from the shop, very little time for personal sewing. Also, lots of college shopping... Whew... who knew about everything needed for college these days? 

When I went to college some #$ years ago, I think I just brought clothes with me.  Regardless it is nice spending time with my daughter before she is off in August.

Because I don't have anything personal to show you yet, I thought I would show you something that is in my studio and makes me smile everyday!!

Partying chickens!!  My dear friend, Karen, made this rug.  It is hooked, she is an expert rug hooker and quilter.  Karen has been a confidante of mine over the past few years.  We talk via phone and e-mail, and really, really need to see one another SOON!!  I miss you!!

Anyway, she is soooo talented!

Here is the entire rug.  She knows I love bright and bold, it makes me happy and my heart sings.

How can you not look at these funky chickens and not smile?  She instructed me on how to hang it on the wall.  No, no, no, this was not going on the floor... it is a piece of art in my eyes, not to be trodden on with shoes, feet, and cat paws.

It hangs right above a sign another friend gave to me.  Hmmm... maybe I don't have enough time for the fabric, because I am too busy admiring the partying chickens?

Thank you, Karen for the perpetual smile on my face and for being such a wonderful friend!!

Now I leave you with a final photo...

Pavi just had to jump into one of the crates that we purchased for my daughter's dorm room.  He was the official quality control department!  Great crates for $3 at Target!  I know they will come in handy.

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Until Next Time...

Jackie Kunkel
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Jackie Kunkel

I am a quilter, online quilt shop owner, Nationally Certified Judy Niemeyer Instructor and Certified Shop, designer, author, podcaster, mother, and wife. I have been quilting since 1993 years and in business since August, 2000. I love networking and having fun doing anything quilty! Learn More…

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