Another Box of Treasures

When I picked up my mail a couple of weeks ago, I had received another fun box of treasures from Denise. There was so much more in this box of fun and inspiration: I’ve been spending my time these past weeks hand quilting this printed panel which Denise had sent me in a prior goodieContinue reading “Another Box of Treasures”

Happy Mail

Today when we checked the mail I was doing a happy dance. I GOT MAIL! In January I had written a blog post (here) to link with Kathleen McMusing Tips & Tutorials on the 22nd and Kathleen emailed me that I had won a Charm Pack! 😄 I went to open my package but itContinue reading “Happy Mail”

My Day on the Virtual Christmas Cookie Exchange Blog Hop

Thank you to Carol from Just Let Me Quilt who has been hosting this hop since 2013. There sure has been a lot of memories, Christmas gift ideas and wonderful recipes shared through this hop over the years. For me a big part of holidays as a child was starting Christmas baking with my MomContinue reading “My Day on the Virtual Christmas Cookie Exchange Blog Hop”

I Love Thursday #33

Thursday is the day of the week that a group of friends get together via a linky party on LeeAnna’s blog Not Afraid of Color to count our blessings and share some happy things. One of the things that made me happy has been being able to get out for walks the last few days.Continue reading “I Love Thursday #33”

My Centre Block for SAHRR

Gail from Quilting Gail and a bunch of quilty friends decided that we need to do a Covid version of a Round Robin. In this version, we keep our quilts at home and build each round ourselves. Here’s their links: Chris @ Chrisknitssews Emily @ The Darling Dogwood Anja @ Anja Quilts Roseanne & SueContinue reading “My Centre Block for SAHRR”

November Time and Stash Report

Kate Life in Pieces November was a month where I thought life got in the way but I actually managed to do 15 minutes every day but 1! 😉 Previous: 226/305 November: 29/30 Total days goal met: 255/335 Stash report: Previous balance: 146 Fabric in last month: 0 Yards Fabric out last month: 13 YardsContinue reading “November Time and Stash Report”

October Time and Stash Report

Kate Life in Pieces October was a month where I thought life got in the way but when I added up my blocks I was surprised! Previous: 197/274 October: 29/31 Total days goal met: 226/305 Stash report: Previous balance: 179 Fabric in last month: 0 Yards Fabric out last month: 33 Yards Balance in stash:Continue reading “October Time and Stash Report”

I Love Thursday #17

I’m joining LeeAnna at Not Afraid of Color and a group of like minded people who share their likes or loves on Thursdays. It’s so inspiring to see such positive posts every week! Once again I’m late linking up but yesterday was a day away from home. I love the fall and the colours ofContinue reading “I Love Thursday #17”

August Time and Stash Report

A month where life got in the way but some days I did manage at least my 15 minutes; some days more and several were not a minute. Previous: 162/213 August – 15/31 days Total days goal met: 177/244 Stash report: Previous balance: 172.55 Fabric in last month: 0 Yards Fabric out last month: 8.55Continue reading “August Time and Stash Report”

Friday Fun

I do think I’m getting my sewjo back! A big part of it was going to the post office today and finding this: One day I had been reading a blog post on Mary Mack’s Blog and saw that she had a giveaway for some scraps of Island Batiks fabric. Of course I commented becauseContinue reading “Friday Fun”

To Do Tuesday

Here’s my list from my last post: 1.Keep working on the design for the memory quilt. Shelved until I find the rest of the tshirts I need to incorporate in my design. 2. Assemble Vortex to flimsy stage. The rows are done. Just need to join the rows now. 3. Finish quilting and get theContinue reading “To Do Tuesday”

Fabric Pulls

These past few days found me going down a rabbit hole. I hit the wall with missing family, not being able to focus, and really missing the physical contact of a simple hug. It was really strange not to see family or friends over the Easter weekend other than social media posts, video and telephoneContinue reading “Fabric Pulls”

I Love Thursday

With all the scary numbers being reported on with the Covid 19 Pandemic, it’s more important now to keep in mind the blessings we have in our lives and the things we can be thankful for. 1. I love DH and the strange and wonderful things we wind up doing. 2. I really love howContinue reading “I Love Thursday”

Stash, Block Count and Time Reports for March 1 – 31

Stash report: Fabric in this month: 0 Fabric out this month: 1.35 Balance in stash: 171.3 * If fabric was gifted, won or from the scrap bins it does not count as stash fabric. Organizing Time Report: Goal : 30 minutes per day, Sunday through Saturday. Previous Total Goals: 42/60March 1- 31: 28/31 daysGoal met:Continue reading “Stash, Block Count and Time Reports for March 1 – 31”

Project Quilting 11.3

In spite of my wonky vision I managed to finish my project. A good friend, who just happens to be a Quilter had told me she is looking for a bag to keep her quilting tools together when she comes to our quilting days at the Guild. She has had a rough year, losing herContinue reading “Project Quilting 11.3”

August Finishes

Here’s my August OMG List With progress report and photos when I can, 1. Complete one wall hanging, Finished August 9, 2019 2. Complete a top for a pattern test, Completed August 29. 3. Choose a pattern for Ruby’s quilt, Decision made. Fabrics are being cut today! I’m able to use my #Accuquilt Go andContinue reading “August Finishes”

Another Few Days of Stitching Fun

I have been too busy since last week to actually sit down and write a post! Last week saw us in two different cities seeing different doctors on different days. DH is doing good and I get to try 8 weeks of physio before the surgeon will do the surgery on my shoulder. Works outContinue reading “Another Few Days of Stitching Fun”

February Block Count, UFO’s and Finishes

It was not a great month for sewing with so many doctor’s appointments and tests for DH and myself both. I was also trying to unpack, sort and set up our cute little apartment. I did become obsessed with checking emails and Facebook for pictures and updates on Ryan’s expected little one. It was alsoContinue reading “February Block Count, UFO’s and Finishes”

January UFO & WIP Link Up

Today I am pleased to be able to link up with Julie’s link up on the Crafty Quilter blog. I managed to finish 3 more project bags to get myself organized in spite of having to make an unplanned trip to Vancouver, British Columbia to see about a life altering treatment for DH. I know,Continue reading “January UFO & WIP Link Up”

Hope Springs Eternal

I saw that Kim at Persimmon Dreams had a quick Hop going on and decided that I would jump in with a couple of quick projects. I finished up my projects but forgot to account for the different time zones when trying to link up this morning! Good thing I had fun anyhow! With theContinue reading “Hope Springs Eternal”