Friday Fun

Had more fun today playing with scraps. I finished these blocks and got them together to flimsy stage; I haven’t found anything in my stash that is just right for borders so this might have to wait until I go to my LQS. I also had time to play with this lovely fabric pull whileContinue reading “Friday Fun”

I Love Thursday #49

There are a great group of bloggers who get together via a linky party on LeeAnna’s blog Not Afraid of Color each week to share list of things that bring them joy, inspire them or make them laugh. These days I’m so grateful for our on line community which allows me to feel more inContinue reading “I Love Thursday #49”

July OMG Check In

This month I had 3 goals: To finish assembling these blocks to a quilt top. Done My next goal is to finish my project for another fun blog hop. Done and Posted! My third project is to get some UFOs and a commission quilt quilted and bound. My goal is to finish 4 of themContinue reading “July OMG Check In”

Weekly To-Do and Goals #67

My Weekly Goals – To Do Tuesday #67 Chris at Chris Knits is now hosting the weekly To-Do linky party and it’s always fun to go see what everyone has done and are planning To-Do. Last week’s list: 1. Keep working on quilt blocks for the Lytton Fire Victims. Not only did I keep working on blocks,Continue reading “Weekly To-Do and Goals #67”

My Version of Let Your Star Shine

I confess to being the recipient of a squirrel attack today. Actually it hit me yesterday but I was just putting the borders on another finish. After a week of playing with scraps, the timing was perfect because Sandra from MMM Quilts just published a new pattern in her Etsy Shop. You all know howContinue reading “My Version of Let Your Star Shine”

It’s a Guy Thing Blog Hop Coming Soon

I’m looking forward to this Hop starting tomorrow. Here’s the schedule for all of the participants in the hop: July 26 Creatin’ in the Sticks Storied Quilts Quilted Delights Samelia’s Mum Vroomans Quilts Karen’s Korner July 27 MooseStashQuilting Inflorescence Becky’s Adventures in Quilting and Travel Websterquilt Words & Stitches Days Filled With Joy July 28Continue reading “It’s a Guy Thing Blog Hop Coming Soon”

Another Day and A Finish

We are still on evacuation alert, but I don’t have any updated maps. The smoke is still too thick for them to get good photos to map it out. It was another day of watching helicopters and timing their runs, taking photos of these amazing pilots. Their job is hindered by the people rafting andContinue reading “Another Day and A Finish”

Friday Spent Playing with Fabric

First of all to all my online friends that have commented or emailed, I’m still at home under an Evacuation Alert. Words can not express how much your well wishes and prayers mean to me. I can’t update you on the fire situation as the Government has not yet updated the website. I’m guessing theyContinue reading “Friday Spent Playing with Fabric”

I Love Thursday #48

There are a great group of bloggers who get together via a linky party on LeeAnna’s blog Not Afraid of Color each week to share list of things that bring them joy, inspire them or make them laugh. My gratitude post this week especially goes to the valiant, heroic firefighters and helicopter pilots who areContinue reading “I Love Thursday #48”

Another Flimsy Finished

The fun wonky log cabin blocks are now a finished flimsy! I’ll be finishing this on my next trip to the studio to donate to the Quilts for Lytton group of people who lost everything when their town burned to the ground. Keeping myself busy sewing is helping keep me from running outside every 5Continue reading “Another Flimsy Finished”

Felicia’s World Batik Scrappy Fun

It has been an interesting month in my part of the world. A couple of weeks ago I found myself able to spend time at the studio where I decided I needed to try working with pantos for the first time. In the week I was there I managed to finish 5 quilts on theContinue reading “Felicia’s World Batik Scrappy Fun”

Quilts for Wildfire Victims

I’ve received several messages requesting more info on the quilts that are needed. The first note is that any sized quilts are needed. Whole families have been displaced from the Lytton Fire. The largest wildfires are now burning outside of Kamloops and many hundreds more households have been evacuated. They were going to evacuation sheltersContinue reading “Quilts for Wildfire Victims”

Weekly To-Do and Goals #66

My Weekly Goals – To Do Tuesday #66 Chris at Chris Knits is now hosting the weekly To-Do linky party and it’s always fun to go see what everyone has done and are planning To-Do. Last week’s list: 1. Get the binding and label on Glacier Ice. Done 2. Keep working on a leader/ender project with myContinue reading “Weekly To-Do and Goals #66”

Sunday Sewing

I had some fun today making some blocks for a quilt to send to the Lytton Fire Drive. This is completely from my scrap bins. I just love the warmth of these brown, rust and tan scraps with the bits of red, blue, orange, yellow and green in the patterns. To me this quilt willContinue reading “Sunday Sewing”

Quilts for Lytton

The lives of our friends and neighbours in Lytton B.C. were irreparably changed on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 when 90% of their town was destroyed by fire. As quilters we comfort with the gift of quilts. Let’s let Lytton residents know how much we care❣️ I decided that since our province is suffering from overContinue reading “Quilts for Lytton”

Friday Finishing Fun

I’m sitting here with a lap full of fun today and counting this quilt as a finish. I was at the studio a week ago to spend quality time with my longarm. This quilt was quilted with running feathers using white Essentials thread from Connecting Threads. My Avante loves this thread! I used a beautifulContinue reading “Friday Finishing Fun”

Scrap Happy Day

There are a group of quilters who delight in playing with scraps. They celebrate by posting a show ‘n tell on the 15th of the month. Occasionally I have something to share. This is one of those months! While I was suffering from a squirrel attack, I had to pull out my collection of 5”Continue reading “Scrap Happy Day”

It’s a Guy Thing Blog Hop Coming Soon

Here’s the schedule for all of the participants in the hop. I’m really looking forward to seeing what everyone has created for our viewing pleasure and inspiration: July 26   Creatin’ in the Sticks Storied Quilts Quilted Delights Samelia’s Mum Vroomans Quilts Karen’s Korner   July 27   MooseStashQuilting Inflorescence Becky’s Adventures in Quilting andContinue reading “It’s a Guy Thing Blog Hop Coming Soon”

Weekly To-Do and Goals #65

My Weekly Goals – To Do Tuesday #65 Chris at Chris Knits is now hosting the weekly To-Do linky party and it’s always fun to go see what everyone has done and are planning To-Do. Last week’s list: 1. Decide border fabrics for my scrappy batik quilt. Decision made and sewn on. It’s now in the ToContinue reading “Weekly To-Do and Goals #65”