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by catskillrocks
Welcome from Western New York.
by catskillrocks
Welcome from Western New York.
by jasoninsd
Beautiful pieces Tela! :)

I love that Blue Mountain...just gorgeous!
That Kambaby Ocean Jasper looks exactly like the material I worked last week!
You made a great choice on how you worked that Royal Aztec Lace!
The Calico Lace is the BOMB out of this group for me! :)
by catskillrocks
Welcome from Western New York .

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