This is just a quick note to say Daughter in Law’s dress finished. Still working on Prom Dresses. If I sew all evening and tomorrow I cottonshould have them finished by Sunday so they can have them a week before the Prom. Those pictures will come next week. I did take time to go to JoAnns yesterday and spent too much and got lots of … Continue reading Quick note
I was able to sit at the machine for a while this morning and I have the 2 Little Giraffe quilts put together. All I have to do is put the border and binding on and quilt it. So here are they are. I got my new seam ripper in the mail last week. I love it. It is so nice to have a seam … Continue reading Look what I got….
Finally sat down the machine, time is getting shorter and shorter these days. Maybe it is just the fact there are so many things to do and less time. Looks like Wed will be the first day I will be able to do any sewing and it will be on prom dresses. I have the skirts finished for both so this is good. Enough whining. … Continue reading Hello
I am in the process of making 2 identical 24 inch square baby quilts. My guild is making these for the “Two Little Giraffe Quilts.” This is for families who have lost a baby. One stays with the baby and the other stays with the parents for a memory of their baby. These quilts are pastel flannel with the cuddle fabric on the backs. I … Continue reading Pinwheel blocks
Today I decided to go thru my patterns. I have 3 large kitchen trash bags of patterns I am trying to give away. I still have that many more if not more that I am keeping. Now I have file cabinet to get rid of. It is good to get some things accomplished. Tomorrow is more cleaning. I love spring time. Actually it is raining … Continue reading Patterns, patterns, and more patterns
As I read through so many blogs I am reading about how this block was inspired by this journal or that person. When I think about something that I get inspired by (sunset on the bay) I gather my color pencils, fabrics, graph paper, and there I am stuck. How do you translate that beautiful sunset into a square block? I have painted it in oils … Continue reading Inspiration
Busy morning and now I am finished putting a zipper in a pair of shorts and now I need to put a zipper in 2 skirts then I can play for a while. I have so many ideas floating around in my head, do you? How to handle them? I am going to try and get them down on paper, maybe this will help and … Continue reading Got a lot accomplished today
Today I started the new quilt. It is a Fons and Porter magazine. Only have 44 more blocks to make. Need to multi task. Ex son in law needs some sewing done, 2 prom dresses and then something fun to do. This is what the quilt will look like once I am finished. I made this one years ago and gave it to my sister … Continue reading New project.
Was a great day. Spent the day shopping and looking for things for the yard. This weather is making me want to work in the yard. Then spent the evening with our Son and Daughter In Law playing pool. We had a great time. It has been a long time since we’ve played pool. Got the results from my Dr and the coughing is caused … Continue reading Super Saturday
Happy St. Patrick’s Day for all of those of you who enjoy the day. My day will start with an early appointment with the Pulmonary Dr. Been coughing off and on for 2 yrs and can’t find a reason. I guess that is good news. This is one last test and then worse case I cough. He tells us it is a nuisance cough. No … Continue reading Happy St. Patrick’s Day