Weekly Wondering

In my heart I had hoped that 2021 was to be the year of calm and intelligent conversation. While understanding that the vaccine (did everyone forget that viruses mutate?) would not bring immediate results, I had hoped that more people would stay home, following protocols to help stop the spread with 2 mutations (at least)Continue reading “Weekly Wondering”

Ready for some Fun?

It’s finally time for It’s a Garden Party RAL which is being hosted by Marian from Seams To Be Sew. I’ve seen the list of participants and I can tell you that it WILL be fun and inspirational! There are amazing sponsors, great giveaways and truly wonderful patterns for us all to enjoy! I hopeContinue reading “Ready for some Fun?”

July Block Report

My blocks this year have been: January 196 Blocks February 66 Blocks March 43 Blocks April 173.5 Blocks May 42 Blocks June 42 Blocks July 137 Blocks Mug Rugs 6 Scrappy Quilt 128 Xmas Tree Skirt 1 Xmas Hexie Table Toppers 2 Previous Total: 520.5 YTD Total 699.5 Linking with Prairie Moon Quilts July BlckContinue reading “July Block Report”

To Do Tuesday #15

This last week was a good one with some progress on my goals, getting caught up on some quilt alongs, my first ever Zoom Meeting with some amazing quilty friends, and started a new secret sewing project. 1. Sew the second bean bag chair. Just need to put the zipper in. 2. Work on quiltingContinue reading “To Do Tuesday #15”

Another Sewing Adventure

Some days I wonder how I get talked in to things!  I just got home from our local Elementary School where I had a meeting with some teachers, advisors and a good friend who is a grandmother to one of the students.  Turns out I am elected/volunteering to spearhead a group of students making costumesContinue reading “Another Sewing Adventure”

Continued progress on Lonestar

Well I’m happy to say that this treasure is finally progressing along.  I had issues with machines breaking down and needing to go to Allan for some much needed repairs and a service while he had possession of them.  Can you believe all 3 machines went down one after the other or at the sameContinue reading “Continued progress on Lonestar”

Introducing Nova-Lee

This sweet angel is Nova-Lee, born December 27, 2017.  I finally had the chance to meet her (they live in Red Deer, Alberta. I did have a nice visn’t with Miss Nova-Lee, her brother, Mason, her Mom, Nicole and her Nanny, Stacy.  It was too short as there is never enough time to visit whenContinue reading “Introducing Nova-Lee”

Under the Needle

Last fall I was awarded a commission to make a very special quilt for a couple that lost their home to the ravages of fire.  Fire has touched my family on several occasions, from the Firestorm in Kelowna, to the house fires that my ex-husband and his family experienced to the house fire my sonContinue reading “Under the Needle”