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dandabear

dandabear
Date Joined: December 21, 2011
Last Online: September 6, 2019

Country: United States
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About Me

I live west of the Rocky Mountains and love sewing, particularly quilting. I have quilted for 10+ years and have a small business designing quilt patterns and teaching classes. I llove 30's fabrics and gravitate towards brighter colors (reds, robin egg blue and soft purples and yellow) although I do like civil war fabrics. I also love to embroider and love to do hand work such as hand applique and hand quilting. I am lucky to be able to teach Special Education for young children. I just love them and love to see them accomplish great things.

Favorite Books

I really like reading although I do wish I had more time for it. (well, reading above a 4th grade level would be great since most of my reading is in the classroom) My favorite books are histroical fiction. Some of my favorite books are 'Count of Monte Cristo' 'The Alchemist" ' Follow the River' and Gone With the Wind." I love Roahl Dahl books. 'The Witches' is hysterical. Of course I read Wizard of Oz at least once a year.

Favorite Crafts

I like to do many crafts. I sketch, paint (acrylics), sew, crochet, scrapbook and most of all quilt.

more...

I love to give gifts and surprizes and share my talents. Perfect for being a swapper. Right?

Favorite Movies

I am a Wizard of Oz and Wicked fan(ok not a movie) and I have seen Gone With the Wind too many times to count. Love the costumes and the nasty Scarlett! I love vintage movies such as the original 'Women,' 'Hello Dolly' and anything with Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye or Bob Hope. Another favorite move is Austenland which is from a book. So funny!

Favorite Television

Gotta have my 60's sitcoms! Andy Griffith, Bewitched and Gilligan's Island are my favorites. I have to admit also that I watch alot of the hisory channel and discovery channel.

A Little More...

I have 4 children that are all grown and gone and a wonderful hubby. We have 1 sweet little girl dog and two rough and tumble boys. They are all shitzu mixes although Mazie looks like a wire hair terrier.

I am really not a fan of anything gold or gold colored (except the real thing). I don't enjoy coffee or tea but love sweets, especially chocolate and taffy. I love birds and items with birds on them. (no birdhouses) I really love listening to them sing outside my windows in the spring and summer. I enjoy sweet fruity type scents....No musky or rose scents. I love pansies and daisies and love to go to the beach.

My style

I was recently asked about my home decor so here goes a little bit more about me...my house is farmhouse decor, my kitchen is red, room sea blue with beachhouse theme. My sewing room is robin egg blue.

Take a look

If you go to my webpage www.quiltingmelodies.blogspot.com you can take a peek at some of the ATC's and quilt projects I have done. Both are alot of fun to do and most of my ATC's are hand drawn. I hope you enjoy.

Recieving Late swaps

I just want to let everyone know that I understand that the mail system is not perfect but I have had too many people that are supposed to send to me that claim that the mail lost their item and they will resend. I appreciate resends although if I do not recieve anything (even the resend) within 3 weeks of the swap ending, please do not expect me to rate you any higher than a 3. ( Unless of course you are sending from a remote area half way around the world) This expectation should not be too high. I hope you all understand and have fun swapping!

Ratings

sherheart rated for QnT Mini Art Quilt Series 2019 #3 on Aug 19, 2019
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Comment: I love this little quilt. You used one of my favorite color combinations. Very nicely done. 💕💕💕💕💕
perkl8r rated for QnT August mug rug on Aug 3, 2019
5
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Comment: I love the bird mug rug but it is too pretty to drip tea or coffee on so I will use it for a art quilt instead. thank you
vlhafer54 rated for NFSC: Summer Dotee Doll on Jul 24, 2019
5
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Comment: Thank you for the flower faced dotee - she's so cute!
hg08 rated for Lets get Quilty July on Jul 21, 2019
5
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crochetsoldier rated for Profile "Likes" Bookmark Swap on Jul 10, 2019
5
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Comment: Omg, I love this quilted, so vibrant and cheerful, thank you Angie for all the time you put into this , I’m going to use it right now ( replacing the post it nite in the book I’m reading) this was an outstanding choice❤️.
Response: So happy you liked it! Happy summer!
NRGordon rated for Bookmark Swap 5 on Jul 9, 2019
5
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Comment: Thank you for the very nice bookmarks.I have made both ATCs and postcards with postage stamps but hadn't thought of a bookmark with them.
debbiespoms rated for Bookmark Swap 5 on Jul 5, 2019
5
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Comment: Thank you so much for the bookmarks. Esp. the crocheted butterfly. So cute! I crochet too and so I appreciate when someone makes me bookmark. I would have done so too. But I didn't have time to do it.
ARTG33K74 rated for BMAG: senders choice ATC on Aug 10, 2017
5
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely ATC!
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Comment: Thankyou so much, I really appreciate the effort put into the tags!
5
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Comment: Thank you, adding this to my Black & White ATC collection!
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Comment: Thank you for a wonderful "up close kitty" ATC. :)
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Comment: Thank you so much for the wonderful cow. I absolutely love him!
pcmiminini rated for Wizard of Oz Book Page ATC on Jul 10, 2016
5
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Comment: Thanks for the cute ATC! I love the notecard too.
Response: You are welcome. Thanks for joining in!
Angie rated for EASU: Dog ATC on Jun 10, 2016
5
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Comment: Hello dandabear! Thank you SO much for the adorable hand drawn Pug. He's precious! I have 2 Pekes who are similar in appearance to pugs. Smooshy face, etc. Thanks for joining my swap and I hope to see you again in the mail! XO
5
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Comment: This flower ATC is beautiful! Thank you so much!
WendyTVee rated for HDoP - profile-based ATC #4 - INT on Apr 19, 2016
5
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Comment: Thank you so much for the GREAT Alien... I loved it !!!
5
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Comment: I love this ATC so much! Thank you! :)
Arhel rated for HDoP - landscape ATC - INT on Feb 15, 2016
5
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely beach scene, it's wonderfully drawn! :)
Arhel rated for HDoP - Animal ATC - INT on Feb 3, 2016
5
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Comment: I absolutely LOVE the squirrel drawing - the careful shading of the fur makes it look real and alive... A wonderful ATC, thank you so much!
5
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Comment: My favorite ATC of the year! What a terrific drawing! Love love love it!
Response: Thank you! I am so glad!!

Rating Overview

Overall Hearts Stars Hosted
5.0000 257 25 25
Completed Fives Threes Ones
255 283 0 0
Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Uncategorized
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Comments

user2637 on May 25, 2015:

Just FYI - @hermapol is back online and swapping, and owes you a swap from about a year ago. Maybe you can get it!

miablancs on Jun 9, 2014:

Thank you for two ATCs for the Rainbow of Colours Flowers #6 You are such a generous and kind swap partner and I hope to swap with you again.

grammag on May 21, 2013:

Thank you so much for the lovely tag items! The bookmark is so pretty I'm not sure I want to use it, and the pin cushion is adorable. And I love that it's red, white and blue! You are awesome!

preslarb on Apr 25, 2013:

Wow! Did you ever make my day!! Thank you so much for the QnT tag!! I loved everything...especially the cute little pincushion!! You are so generous. Thanks again for everything!!! Your friend in NC, Bonnie

London13 on Mar 18, 2013:

Thank you for joining my first swap!

ARTG33K74 on Jan 21, 2013:

Here is a digital chickadee since you have the original! ♥

preslarb on Oct 27, 2012:

Thank you so much for the 2.5 inch squares you sent me for the QnT Tag!! They will all be put to good use!! :^) Thanks so much for sharing with me! Bonnie P.

bstitched on Aug 20, 2012:

Thank you for the great fat quarters for the QnT group WTA #10. The spiral print is such a nice, vibrant pattern and the black & whites checks arrived just in time to make it into a quilt I'm working on. (((hugs)))

tengu2 on Jul 28, 2012:

Welcome to the hand drawn/painted ATC group! so happy I was able to get you in this time. I look forward to getting the chance to swap with you and hope you enjoy your time with us. happy swapping!

pennypuppy on Apr 16, 2012:

Thanks for the Swap Sisters Groupd April Wishlist surprise. What a nice assortment of notecards and I like them all! It was a nice surprise!

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