Conventions, FREE Stuff for a Month Challenge, jaycees

FREE Stuff Challenge Day 14 – “So I keep singing a song…” or how to get a free 5 star meal for FREE!

Hi Everyone, Again! It's the end of week two of my challenge so let's just get right to it! The title of this post is the last sentence of Elvis Presley's speech he gave in 1971 at the Ten Outstanding Young Men awards ceremony.  Except for the last part...the FREE part.  So today's post on… Continue reading FREE Stuff Challenge Day 14 – “So I keep singing a song…” or how to get a free 5 star meal for FREE!

Fabric Shops, jaycees, quilting

From the Prairie to the Last Frontier to the Crossroads of America, a busy May!

Well it has been a busy few weeks for me and I'm going to need to do a few posts just to get it all in.  In April I went to the 2009 edition of the International Quilt Festival...so I'll need to do a post on that when I get a chance.  There were some… Continue reading From the Prairie to the Last Frontier to the Crossroads of America, a busy May!

Embroidery, jaycees

How to Prepare a Polo to be Machine Embroidered

This fashion statement is about 30 years old.  I remember in the mid 90's businesses and civic clubs began transitioning from t-shirts and jackets to polo shirts with embroidered logos.  Back in the early '80's my very first embroidered polo was for a trip to the Junior National Swim Championships in Milwaukee Wisconsin. That year,… Continue reading How to Prepare a Polo to be Machine Embroidered