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April 5, 2023 by  
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Hello Quilters,
Happy Easter everyone!  We hope you get lots of chocolate bunnies.

Look at Cindy’s quilt!  She was one of our beginners in the last class.  She wowed us with her bags during “show and tell”.  We are so proud of her for finishing her top in the class.

Hello Everyone,
We have had a little time off this week.  You know what that means, laundry and yard work.  I pulled up at least 4 wheelbarrow loads of weeds. There’s least that many more loads of weeds to pull.  I’ve also been working on tomato plants for the plant sale in May. (May 5 & 6)
Everyone enjoyed the recipes at Christmas.
Most of these recipes are from my Grandma’s church cookbook from the 1960s.
Everlasting Biscuits
Maybe you have family coming for Easter lunch.  This is my mom’s yeast roll recipe.
1/2 cup of mashed potatoes
2 c. milk, scald then cool
1/2 c. sugar
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. soda
1/2 c. melted butter
1 pkg. dry yeast
4 to 4 1/2 cups of all purpose flour, or more if needed.
Dissolve yeast in 1/4 cup of lukewarm water.  While milk is warm, add butter, potatoes, sugar, salt, baking powder and soda.  Mix together. When cool, add yeast and stir in 2 1/2 cups of flour.  Let rise until light.  Then work in 1 1/2 cups of flour to make the consistency of biscuits.  Roll out as for biscuits 1 1/2 to 2 hours before baking.  Let rise and bake in 400 degree oven for 15 to 20 minutes.
If you need to make these ahead of time – put them the refrigerator after all the flour has been added.  Remove and make into rolls about 2 hours before baking.
We will not have any classes in April or May or June due to scheduling issues with Easter,  Church Yardsale and quilt shows.  Our July class will be July 21 or 22, 2023.  It will be another stash buster quilt.
April Events

Every Quilt Tells a Story                                                                                                                                                                   Lake and Mountain Quilter’s Guild
Seneca, SC Quilt Show
April 14 and 15, 2023

“Every quilt begins with a reason. Before a pattern is picked, fabric is selected, or a single stitch is sewn, there is a purpose… The quilts we make are so much more than fabric and thread; they are a library of stories, monuments to our lives. ”

—Thomas Knauer

We quilt because we love quilts and we love people. The 2023 Quilt Show will celebrate our reasons for quilting with the theme Every Quilt Tells a Story. The show will be held at the Shaver Recreation Center at 698 W. S. 4th Street in Seneca. Hours are Friday, April 14 from 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Saturday, April 15th from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.


Class “Show and Tell”

Donkey News

Lady Mary wants to wish everyone a “Happy Easter”.

Wilbur is not so excited about Easter.  “Fake Ears?  Really?  Do you think I need more ears?”

Farm News

Many of you know that Cindy and I live in the country.  We are the 5th generation to live on this farm  Just recently, due to heath issues, our cousins that ran the farm decided to retire.  We are pleased to announce that Running T Beef will be expanding onto our farm.

This is Josh, Brandi, Wes and Will.

Running T is the new way to farm.  They raise grass fed beef.  We are excited about the improvements that they will make to our farm.  This is farming the way it is supposed to be done.

Chemical free pastures
No antibiotics ar added hormones
NC local
Pasture raised
Live-growing, Biodiverse Forage Pasture Finishing

Josh and Brandi can explain this better than I can, so sign up for their newsletter and check out their website.  If you care about where your food comes from, I think this will interest you.  They ship meat all over the US.  We’ll be telling you more as things get started.

Call Cindy – 704-376-2531 if you would like to order anything.
As most of you know, we are not a brick and mortar shop.  We are just a studio.

We are available by appointment.  Call us if you need directions.  We are located off I-40 between
Statesville and Mocksville, NC.
Our address is 186 Page Farm Road, Cleveland, NC  27013.
We are not anywhere close to Cleveland, NC, even though that is our mailing address.

Cindy – 704-376-2531
Patti – 704-807-6992

Email:  [email protected]











Save the Date

Quilting and Fiber Art Marketplace
Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center
1801 Nash St.
Sanford, NC 27330
Jan. 12, 2024 – 9am – 4 pm
Jan. 13, 2024 – 9am – 4 pm.

We have assembled more than 30 of your favorite small businesses that feature the best products for quilters and knitters.  Spend the day shopping for quilting fabrics, yarns for knitting, and wools for appliqué and much more.
QFAM starts early at 9am with Early Bird Specials.  Many vendors will have selected items on sale from 9am – 10am. Throughout the day, we will have hourly door prize drawings.  We plan to give away a couple of sewing machines as well!
Plan to arrive early and spend the day.  The first 100 people in the door, get an extra ticket to win all day long.
There will be delicious food in the lobby.

If you don’t like crowds, be advised afternoons are not as crowded as mornings and Saturday is not as crowded as Friday.


Quilting and Needle Art Extravaganza
Statesville Civic Center
300 South Center St.
Statesville, NC
Jan. 26, 2024 from 9 am – 4 pm
Jan. 27, 2024 from 9 am – 4 pm

Mark your calendar for this fabulous shopping event!
Spend the day shopping for quilting fabrics, yarns for knitting, and wools for appliqué.  Books, patterns and notions will inspire you to create.  Shop for a new sewing machine or a long arm sewing machine.  Our vendors are quilt shops and knitting shops.  Some vendors dye their own fabrics and some “grow” their own yarns on their farms.  Some vendors design their own patterns and some just know where to order the “best stuff”.
There will be hourly door prizes and each day at 3pm, there will be a fabulous door prize.   (You must be present to win.)  Arrive early.  Be one of the first 100 people in the door, and you will get an extra ticket to win all day long.
220 Cafe  will be there with their fabulous food and Troyer’s Bakery will have delicious baked goods.

If you don’t like crowds, be advised afternoons are not as crowded as mornings and Saturday is not as crowded as Friday.

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