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About ladybelle

I'm a wife, mother and grandmother and I love to make things, especially sock monkeys. They're great for all kinds of gifts, birthdays, baby showers, etc. Kids love them and so do adults!! I've made many football players, including Peyton Manning, Tony Romo and Tom Brady, and character monkeys like Rainbow Brite and the Grinch. Look at some of my favorites and email me with your requests at

Scripture Pillow

I needed a quick gift for a church leader and thought this would be a good idea. In my personal devotions I’ve been studying the different names of God from the Bible. On Monday, I give praise to Elohim, the … Continue reading

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Last two monkeys of 2012

I finally finished making monkeys for the year. This is for a friend’s granddaughter. She’s been one busy monkey earning all those merit badges. This one is for my 9-month-0ld granddaughter.

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Happy Thanksgiving

“By Him therefore let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of our lips giving thanks to his name.” Hebrews 13:15  

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Wacky Wednesday

Hello, my name is Alice, and I haven’t bought fabric for 6 days.

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Monkey fabric

Isn’t this the cutest monkey fabric you’ve ever seen? This would be the cutest border around a monkey quilt! Fabric is Bethany Berndt Shackelford for Quilting Treasures

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The other class I took at our recent quilt retreat was a Feathers Free Motion Quilting class taught by Ms. Feathers herself, Sharon Schamber. She was a very good teacher and the easy instruction made me feel like I could … Continue reading

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One of the classes I took at retreat was Mandala Wall Hanging. I started out with this fabric. We used this pattern. Learned to use this 10 degree ruler… And voila… These pictures were taken at night so not real … Continue reading

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