The Say What? Sew it – Show it Challenge Has Begun!

Today is the first day of this month’s Sew it- Show it Challenge which is the brain child of and is being hosted by the amazing Joan from MooseStash Quilting. The theme is Say What? Can you guess the theme of this one? “You can share a story, or show us a project or techniqueContinue reading “The Say What? Sew it – Show it Challenge Has Begun!”

My Turn on the Ghastly Ghouls Blog Hop

Thank you to Carol from Just Let Me Quilt for hosting the spooky Ghastly Ghouls Blog Hop this month. I had to jump in to do this hop once I realized it would fit in with a project I’ve had in mind for some of my grandkids and great grandkids. Fabrics were pulled and someContinue reading “My Turn on the Ghastly Ghouls Blog Hop”

My Turn is Here on the Born to Be Wild Hop!

Here are the participants for yesterday, the first day of the hop: Creatin’ in the SticksVroomans QuiltsHomespun Hannah’s BlogScrapdashKathleen McMusingJust Sew QuilterJust Because Quilts and here are the bloggers for today: MooseStashQuiltingSelina QuiltsFor The Love Of GeeseElizabeth Coughlin DesignsQuilt SchmiltLife in the ScrapatchSewing Up My Fabric Carol from Just Let Me Quilt is the hostessContinue reading “My Turn is Here on the Born to Be Wild Hop!”

A Finish – Snappy Bags with French Seams

I’ve had a few requests to do a tutorial on how I do French Seams on my scrappy snappy bags. I start by making my panel for the bag. Usually I do a QAYG panel with a normal backing/batting sandwich but recently I was inspired by Gail’s post on her Charm Bag project to useContinue reading “A Finish – Snappy Bags with French Seams”

February OMG Finishes

My goals for February were: 1. To start working on a design for a Memory Quilt. 2. To keep working on my leader/ender project. 3. To keep working on getting some quilt tops sandwiched, quilted and bound. 4. Cope with having surgeries on both eyes to remove cataracts and implant lenses. So to date IContinue reading “February OMG Finishes”

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”

DREaMI project

Yesterday I was at my Guild for my monthly class and working to help my students with their varied projects. While there 3 of us took a break to run to New Denver to see the renovations Kathy had made to her shop, Sew Much More Quilt and Yarn. She was having her grand re-openingContinue reading “DREaMI project”

Friday Follow Up

This has been a busy week. It all started a week ago Thursday when DH and I were discussing visiting some friends in the Okanagan Valley for a few days break. We were going to head out on Thursday. Then DH remembered that Kenny and Dee will be decorating for Christmas. My darling has aContinue reading “Friday Follow Up”

Stitch It and Gift It Blog Hop Schedule

Stitch It and Gift It On Monday the fun begins! Get ready to stop by these blogs for some fun ideas for gifts and read their stories about why or how these gifts came into being. Don’t forget to leave a comment and thank these creative souls for their great ideas and even some sweetContinue reading “Stitch It and Gift It Blog Hop Schedule”

Stitch It and Gift It

I saw this sweet post about another fun, idea filled blog hop on Creatin’ in the Sticks blog. Carla does have some fun ones and the creative team on the hop are amazing. This hop runs from Nov. 11-15th. I’ve seen the lineup. You won’t want to miss any of the stops on this Hop!Continue reading “Stitch It and Gift It”

Monday Musings

First of all Happy Thanksgiving to my Canadian readers. Hopefully your weekend was full with family, laughter, lover and good food. My weekend started with teaching On Saturday at my monthly group at our local Guild. I’m excited to have one new Quilter and one novice this season. Both of these ladies amazed me withContinue reading “Monday Musings”

Happy Monday

What a whirlwind few days we’ve had! I haven’t had a chance to make the three additional blocks I need for Levi, my on his way now, third great grandchild. They are at the hospital now and the waiting has begun! And yes, it was slipped that baby is a boy and his first nameContinue reading “Happy Monday”

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”

A Dreami Attack

Earlier this month I was doing another unpack and purge of my boxes and bins from our storage room knowing that we will be moving again in March and trying to get ready for a trip to Vancouver to see some doctors at a new Clinic for my hubby. While I was doing that IContinue reading “A Dreami Attack”

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”