My day on Hearts on Fire Blog Hop

Carol from Just Let Me Quilt is hosting another blog hop with an intriguing theme; hearts but no pink. Right away my mind wandered to a fun fact. Did you know that Hearts on Fire is the brand name for a jewelry company? There diamonds are very pretty and the jewelry settings are pretty unique!Continue reading “My day on Hearts on Fire Blog Hop”

My Weekly Recap

Here is my weekly list of what is happening in my quilting life; time spent, goals, stash and PHD Report. My Weekly Goals – To Do Tuesday #41 Linking with Home Sewn Buy Us Last week’s list: 1. Spend some more time cleaning out the scrap bins. Still have 3 baggies to go. 2. SendContinue reading “My Weekly Recap”

Weekend Sewing Fun

I’ve been continuing on with cutting the scraps from my bin into the appropriate sizes of squares, strings and HST’s but got a bit sidetracked playing with the scraps so I’m still working on the last 3 baggies. I did get 18 – 32 patch panels done with a few 😉 of my 2 1/2”Continue reading “Weekend Sewing Fun”

January OMG

Every year Patty at Elm Street Quilts hosts a monthly linky party. It has been a great motivator for me to move projects along so I will be continuing to post my linkups with goals and finishes each month. It’s so satisfying to write about progress each month. Accountability helps! 😉 This was my listContinue reading “January OMG”

Best of 2020

Cheryl Brickey of Meadow Mist Designs is hosting a linkup for favourite posts of this crazy, year we have experienced. For most of us our time in sewing spaces was increased by the Pandemic we are still experiencing. Along with more time, some of us experienced lack of inspiration and less motivation at times. someContinue reading “Best of 2020”

It’s My Turn on the Virtual Cookie Exchange!

At last we are getting this party started with the first of 4 days of fun! I’ve been looking forward to this hop, filled with eye candy and sweet treats for our holiday season.Will you be following the amazing posts from the team on the Virtual Cookie Exchange &Christmas Blog Hop-being hosted by Carol fromContinue reading “It’s My Turn on the Virtual Cookie Exchange!”

November OMG Finishes

Here we are the second to last month of 2020 and for many reasons some of us are slowing down, finding it hard to keep motivated or running low on energy. Isn’t it a good thing we have lists to keep us trying to be accountable at least to ourselves? My November One Monthly GoalContinue reading “November OMG Finishes”

To-Do Tuesday #33

As usual a bunch of friends link up with Sue and Roseanne at Home Sewn By Us to share their goal lists with all of you out in the ether world. This week Roseanne and Sue opened the linky party early so do pop over to see everyone’s eye catching projects as they move themContinue reading “To-Do Tuesday #33”

Friday the 13th Fun!

Started my day seeing this; So far DH has cleared off the carport twice! We’ve had 14 inches since 2:00 this morning and it’s still coming down. Winter has arrived in full force. Update: DH did it 2 more times; I’ve done it once! Winter is here! ❄️⛄️❄️ My morning is being spent getting caughtContinue reading “Friday the 13th Fun!”

My October DrEAMI

This month was a fun month with lots of pattern testing and a blog Hop to participate in. One of the projects I was making for the From The Heart Blog Hop is a stack of scrappy, snappy bags that are being donated to our local Food Bank for their Christmas Hampers. In normal yearsContinue reading “My October DrEAMI”

To- Do Tuesday #28

The fall season has settled in here with a whole lot of rain and snow up on the peaks of the mountains. With that I seem to be regaining my sewjo and have managed time with my machine every day. This is my list from last week. I can tell my head had a brainContinue reading “To- Do Tuesday #28”

October OMG

October will be a busy month for me. 1. Finish my project for the From The Heart Blog Hop which starts October 26. 2. Complete the pattern test for Sandra. 2. Complete the pattern test for Sarah. 3. Complete the pattern test for Kris. 4. Complete the pattern test for The Quilt Pattern Magazine. 5.Continue reading “October OMG”

2020 FAL Q3 List

2020 FAL Q3 List I managed to finish all of the projects I had set as my goals and advance the other projects I had intended to. This quarter has a few challenges so let’s see how far I get with my goals on the List: Take my machine in to the hospital for repairsContinue reading “2020 FAL Q3 List”

To-Do Tuesday #25

I’ll be linking up late with Roseanne and Sue at their To-Do Tuesday Linky party on their blog Home Sewn By Us. My list last week was incomplete. I forgot to list my entry for the Hello Fall Blog Hop hosted by Carla at Creatin’ in The Sticks. So here’s my list with some updates:Continue reading “To-Do Tuesday #25”

To-Do Tuesday #23

My list from last week did have some progress and I must say I’m content! This is what my view is like now: I woke up this morning to cinder and ash on the car, but it could be so much worse. My heart is hurting watching the news on the fires, and other weatherContinue reading “To-Do Tuesday #23”

Blooming Time

This is another pattern that I tested for The Quilt Pattern Magazine. The pattern is written by Barbara Chojnacki. It finishes at 58 1/2” x 70 1/2”. The instructions are well written, includes great diagrams and are very complete. It is scheduled for publication in the September issue of the ezine. I think I cutContinue reading “Blooming Time”

September OMG

The last time I was able to link up with Elm Street Quilts for the OMG was in July. I knew August would be pretty much a write off for sewing time with DH having surgery. For September I am behind the eight ball with deadlines. So here’s my list: 1. Finish writing my blogContinue reading “September OMG”

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”

Christmas in July (then and now) My Day

A couple of months ago, Carol from Just Let Me Quilt put out the word that she was going to host another blog Hop and who wanted to join in. Well at the time I was in the midst of a Covid Blue Funk and really needed something to get me inspired. The funny thingContinue reading “Christmas in July (then and now) My Day”