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Topic: CALLING ALL ARTISTS- Let's make an art gallery!

Forum: Acknowledging and honoring our Community — Share accomplishments, milestones, goals of community members, family members or yourself. Just finished treatment? Just got married? Watched your child graduate? Ran a big run? Been a huge help to members in our community? Let's honor our members here!

Posted on: Sep 24, 2015 09:24AM - edited Sep 24, 2015 11:26AM by Moderators

Moderators wrote:

We would like to create a slide show gallery of our YOUR art! Paintings, sketches, ceramics, sculpture, crafts, gardens, quilts, photography, jewelry, stained glass, mosaics, poetry .... you name it! We may show this slide show at our annual Rock the Ribbon event on October 22nd.

Please post photos here, even if you have it on another thread, along with your name and location.

We can't wait to see al the talent here!!

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Jun 26, 2019 01:11PM Aussie-Cat wrote:

It's nice to have a lap quilt for watching TV or it could be a baby cot size.

Diagnosed with nerve pain (post mastectomy pain syndrome) July 2018 Surgery 6/19/2018 Prophylactic mastectomy: Left, Right
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Jun 26, 2019 03:23PM april1964 wrote:

vampeyes I bet your local cancer center would love it... it would look so beautiful on the wall


oncotype 18 Dx LCIS/DCIS/IDC, Right, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Jun 27, 2019 08:31AM - edited Jun 27, 2019 08:32AM by christibcs

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DX 24 AUG 2018 Right Breast (E+/P+ HER2+ 3/3 aggressive) Surgery 30 OCT 2018 Chemo Taxol 14 DEC 2018 Targeted Herceptin Radiation 27 MAR 2019
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Jun 28, 2019 09:18AM - edited Jun 28, 2019 09:20AM by notarobot

Feeling feline I love that plate!! I used to love quilling, I believe that is what it is called, when I was younger. Such a neat medium.

Dx 2/3/2019, IDC, Left, 4cm, Stage IIA, 0/1 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 4/14/2019 Lumpectomy: Left; Lymph node removal: Sentinel Surgery 5/30/2019 Mastectomy: Left, Right; Prophylactic mastectomy: Right; Reconstruction (left): Tissue expander placement; Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement
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Jul 13, 2019 04:11AM feelingfeline wrote:

Thanks notarobot it is indeed quilling. Vampeyes congratulations on such a unique quilt. I am presuming you are the talentedf designer it as well as quilter. (If ultimately you decide to give it as a gift rather than keeping it I agree with April that it would make a great wall hanging for somewhere that is attended by people dealing with bc.)

Dx 1/20/2012, IDC, 5cm, Stage IIIA, 3/22 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2- Surgery 2/7/2012 Lymph node removal: Left, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Left Chemotherapy 4/2/2012 Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Taxotere (docetaxel) Hormonal Therapy 7/30/2012 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone) Radiation Therapy 8/5/2012 Breast, Lymph nodes Hormonal Therapy 7/31/2015 Aromasin (exemestane)
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Jul 13, 2019 09:37AM Wren44 wrote:

A chemo infusion room came to my mind immediately. Very cheering and uplifting just when women need it.

Lumpectomy and re-excision followed by mastectomy of right breast. Five years of anastrasole completed.
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Jul 15, 2019 02:59AM feelingfeline wrote:

Dx 1/20/2012, IDC, 5cm, Stage IIIA, 3/22 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2- Surgery 2/7/2012 Lymph node removal: Left, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Left Chemotherapy 4/2/2012 Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Taxotere (docetaxel) Hormonal Therapy 7/30/2012 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone) Radiation Therapy 8/5/2012 Breast, Lymph nodes Hormonal Therapy 7/31/2015 Aromasin (exemestane)
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Jul 15, 2019 04:25AM Aussie-Cat wrote:

feeling feline, that's great!

Diagnosed with nerve pain (post mastectomy pain syndrome) July 2018 Surgery 6/19/2018 Prophylactic mastectomy: Left, Right
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Jul 15, 2019 04:45AM vampeyes wrote:

Wow! feelingfeline great job, very cool.

Made these memory quilts out of my step dads old t-shirts. Cancer took him July 11, 2018. 😢


Diagnosed at 41. Oncotype 21 Dx 9/20/2017, IDC, Left, 1cm, Grade 2, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- (FISH) Surgery 10/17/2017 Lumpectomy: Left Surgery 11/14/2017 Lumpectomy: Left Radiation Therapy 1/28/2018 Whole-breast: Breast Hormonal Therapy 2/28/2018 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone)
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Jul 15, 2019 10:14AM Aussie-Cat wrote:

Vampeyes, that's a good idea for quilts and they turned out really well. I'm sorry you lost your Dad!!

Diagnosed with nerve pain (post mastectomy pain syndrome) July 2018 Surgery 6/19/2018 Prophylactic mastectomy: Left, Right
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Jul 15, 2019 01:51PM vampeyes wrote:

Thank you Aussie-Cat. I took them to my mom today and she picked out the top one, more memories for her. They are really warm and great for snuggling in!

Diagnosed at 41. Oncotype 21 Dx 9/20/2017, IDC, Left, 1cm, Grade 2, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- (FISH) Surgery 10/17/2017 Lumpectomy: Left Surgery 11/14/2017 Lumpectomy: Left Radiation Therapy 1/28/2018 Whole-breast: Breast Hormonal Therapy 2/28/2018 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone)
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Jul 15, 2019 01:51PM - edited Jul 18, 2019 09:22AM by Moderators

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Jul 15, 2019 02:50PM gailmary wrote:

vampeys, great quilts. Ive made 100s but never in response to cancer or anything elsetragic in this world. I bet they were very therapeutic for you.

GAILMARY

Dx 11/25/2008, IDC, Left, 2cm, Stage IIA, Grade 1, 2/12 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- (IHC) Dx 4/13/2017, Stage IV, metastasized to bone Hormonal Therapy Faslodex (fulvestrant), Femara (letrozole) Radiation Therapy
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Jul 15, 2019 11:25PM sm627 wrote:

Vampeyes I love the quilts you made your step dad it sure does show all of his wonderful interests and personalty too. I can see all the love you put into making this to honor him. What are you going to do with the second quilt?

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Diagnosed at 32 years old. DX 5/30/2017 Borderline Phyllodes Tumor 17cm. Surgery 6/27/2017 Mastectomy(right). Hormonal Therapy 9/25/2017 Tamoxifen
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Jul 16, 2019 03:05AM vampeyes wrote:

Gailmary - It was hard to make the quilts, I did the tops back in December and cried a lot while doing it. Do you quilt your own? The breast cancer quilt I did as a Quilt as you go, the rest I have taken to a longarm quilter. I find I have trouble trying to do them on my little machine.

sm627 - I plan to keep the other one. I was thinking I am going to need another quilt rack if I keep anymore quilts that I make, running out of room! haha

Diagnosed at 41. Oncotype 21 Dx 9/20/2017, IDC, Left, 1cm, Grade 2, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- (FISH) Surgery 10/17/2017 Lumpectomy: Left Surgery 11/14/2017 Lumpectomy: Left Radiation Therapy 1/28/2018 Whole-breast: Breast Hormonal Therapy 2/28/2018 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone)
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Jul 17, 2019 01:31AM - edited Jul 17, 2019 01:33AM by feelingfeline

Vampeyes, fabulous idea with the t-shirt quilt (and that comes from the wife of a Tar Heel 😁)! That is such a beautiful way of using his favourite t-shirts and honouring him at the same time.

Dx 1/20/2012, IDC, 5cm, Stage IIIA, 3/22 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2- Surgery 2/7/2012 Lymph node removal: Left, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Left Chemotherapy 4/2/2012 Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Taxotere (docetaxel) Hormonal Therapy 7/30/2012 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone) Radiation Therapy 8/5/2012 Breast, Lymph nodes Hormonal Therapy 7/31/2015 Aromasin (exemestane)
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Jul 18, 2019 09:08AM gailmary wrote:

yes i quilt my own. I've made a few hundred quilt tops. I started hand quilting 35 yrs ago but now use my longarm. I dont do quilts for competition. I teach so some for class samples and others for donation for the group of ladies I lead at church.

Talk about ruunung out of room to store them! I just got my Second free standig double clothes rack from a store closing. Both racks are full. I plan to put some for sale on facebook or etsy soon.

GAILMARY


Dx 11/25/2008, IDC, Left, 2cm, Stage IIA, Grade 1, 2/12 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- (IHC) Dx 4/13/2017, Stage IV, metastasized to bone Hormonal Therapy Faslodex (fulvestrant), Femara (letrozole) Radiation Therapy
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Jul 19, 2019 03:33AM vampeyes wrote:

Feeling feeline - thank you, there are definitely lots of memories in those quilts.

Gailmary - I would love to see pictures of some that you have done! Two full racks, my goodness that is a lot of quilts! I just started my next project, I have a couple tractor panels I am turning into lap quilts.

Diagnosed at 41. Oncotype 21 Dx 9/20/2017, IDC, Left, 1cm, Grade 2, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- (FISH) Surgery 10/17/2017 Lumpectomy: Left Surgery 11/14/2017 Lumpectomy: Left Radiation Therapy 1/28/2018 Whole-breast: Breast Hormonal Therapy 2/28/2018 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone)
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Jul 20, 2019 06:55PM gailmary wrote:

vampeyes. Those panels are attractive- either cute or beautiful and you can do so much with them. I started quilting before the were available much. I use the rotary cutter to cut an assortment of squares triangles etc and machine piece, then machine quilt. I like traditional styles and some modern.

This is my latest. A little more work than I usually do anymore. Most people prefer something simpler.

Dx 11/25/2008, IDC, Left, 2cm, Stage IIA, Grade 1, 2/12 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- (IHC) Dx 4/13/2017, Stage IV, metastasized to bone Hormonal Therapy Faslodex (fulvestrant), Femara (letrozole) Radiation Therapy
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Jul 20, 2019 09:01PM Wren44 wrote:

The one on the wall is so intricate! Beautiful and deserving such a great spot.

Lumpectomy and re-excision followed by mastectomy of right breast. Five years of anastrasole completed.
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Jul 21, 2019 11:03AM Moderators wrote:

Beautiful work!! Wow!

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Jul 21, 2019 03:40PM vampeyes wrote:

Gailmary - Wow! Did you paper piece those? The detail and precision, I wish i had your talent!

Diagnosed at 41. Oncotype 21 Dx 9/20/2017, IDC, Left, 1cm, Grade 2, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- (FISH) Surgery 10/17/2017 Lumpectomy: Left Surgery 11/14/2017 Lumpectomy: Left Radiation Therapy 1/28/2018 Whole-breast: Breast Hormonal Therapy 2/28/2018 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone)

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