Monday, December 31, 2018

Happy New Year...2019

From:  Kessi Farms

Wishing you All the Best

in the coming year !

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May Your Bobbin Always Be Full,

LuAnn Kessi

Sunday, December 30, 2018

Bottle Calves....Update

Remember these little bottle calves ?

We raised them on a bottle 2 summers ago...

orphan calf...number 25


Bull Calf....from the dairy

Big Marv

Here they are the first day they met...May 2017

December 2017.....Weaned off the bottle

and ready to be put with the rest of the calf herd

Big Marv....eating hay fed from the hay wagon

January 2018

Vern and Big Marv learn to eat

with the rest of the calf herd

December 2018

Big Marv and Vern

Here they are eating with the cow herd

they are on the far right...

They will be 2 years this spring:

Bottle Calves.....Big Marv and Vern

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May Your Bobbin Always Be Full,

LuAnn Kessi

Wednesday, December 19, 2018


It's always FUN to look back 

and Remember...

January.....Finished Airplane Quilt

February......Nature Walk wins Best of SHOW !

Calving Season is in....FULL Swing

March......Turkey Vultures have returned

April.....Buttons Necklaces

My obsession with 

handcrafted foam stamps...begins

May.....Golden Girl has her first calf

Jello Printing has a hold on me again!

June.....Button Bracelets

July and August.....Canvas Painted Tote Bags

September.....still creating Foam Stamps


Finished the Sunflower Quilt Top

Traveled to Idaho to attend a Quilt Retreat

and made progress on my Crosscut Quilt

Attended Pat Pauly Workshop


Weaned the Calves

Playing with Soy Wax Batik again


Making progress on the Barn Lot Quilt series

 I have a January deadline on this series of quilts

so you may not hear a lot from me 

in the next few weeks.....eek!

 I hope you take time to look back and

remember 2018...

I hope you have lots of wonderful

things come your way in 2019.

My Best To You,


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May Your Bobbin Always Be Full,

LuAnn Kessi

Monday, December 17, 2018

Permission 2 Play.....2018 Review

We are celebrating

10 years of

Permission 2 Play !

2018....Was a FUN and CREATIVE year:

January....Pop Up Cards

March....T-Shirt Scarves

September....Painting Fusible Web

October....Blooming Brooches

November...Soy Wax Batik

December....Nature Printing

Many Thanks To:

JanniLou Creations Quilt Shop

OSU Folk Art Thrift Store

Corvallis Clinic Project H.E.R.

Mary's River Quilt Guild

Jan Tallis, Grant Writer

Carmen Steggell, P2P Fliers

P2P Instructors and Classroom Helpers

and most of all to our students who are our biggest inspiration!

Looking forward to seeing you in the New Year

and giving ourselves....Permission 2 Play

Permission 2 Play is a FREE class offering for cancer diagnosed patients.
No experience is necessary to participate.
All supplies are provided for the students.
Classes are held the 4th Thursday of each month at JanniLou Creations Quilt Shop, Philomath, OR

If you are interested in joining this class contact:
LuAnn Kessi

Our Best To You,
Instructors: Nancy Bryant, Kathi Borrego, 
Debbie van der Sommen, LuAnn Kessi

 Many Thanks for the support of:
JanniLou Creations Quilt Shop, OSU Folk Thrift Club of Corvallis, OR, Mary's River Quilt Guild, Donations made by private individuals, Good Samaritan Hospital, Samaritan Regional Cancer Center, Corvallis Clinic Oncology, Project H.E.R.
You make this class possible!