PQ 13.2 In Silhouette

This week’s challenge for the Project Quilting Challenge was to do a silhouette in some way. Last week I had done a pattern test for Sandra Healy Designs of a fun little Cardinal. Then Sandra sent me a copy of one of her other patterns; the squirrel. Now anyone who knows me knows I haveContinue reading “PQ 13.2 In Silhouette”

Weekly Goals and To-Do Tuesday #90

I’ll be linking up with To-Do Tuesday which is being hosted by Linda from Texas Quilt Gal. Every week I find myself looking forward to seeing what everyone else is working on or have finished. Last To-Do list: 1. Continue with my scrappy leader/ender project. Some Progress 2. Keep sewing my pieces for my EPPContinue reading “Weekly Goals and To-Do Tuesday #90”

The 2022 – 350 Blocks Project Has Begun

Shelly from Prairie Moon Quilts has started this year’s Blocks Project Challenge. Just click on the logo to go to the information post. I enjoy doing this challenge and managed to keep track of my blocks (I think) last year and discovered I finished over 800 blocks! 😄 Carol

January Scrap Happy Day

I’ve always enjoyed playing with scraps, but have been making a concerted effort to use up my stash and my scraps since the Pandemic began. I have purchased some fabric in person when storefronts finally re-opened, but find shopping on line to be an imperfect solution when the stores are closed. These past two weeksContinue reading “January Scrap Happy Day”

The 350 Blocks Project 2021 Recap

Shelly from Prairie Moon Quilts hosts this fun challenge and she is going to do it again in 2022. It starts on the 15th so do join in if you haven’t already. Here are the very impressive numbers for last year: 2021 statistics: • We had 105 participants sign up. • Of those 105, weContinue reading “The 350 Blocks Project 2021 Recap”

Stay at Home Round Robin 2022- I’m In!

One of my favourite things to do at the start of the year is to play along with Quilting Gail and a group of on line friends who are the designers of the Stay at Home Round Robin. I have been spending some time trying to decide which orphan block to use as my centreContinue reading “Stay at Home Round Robin 2022- I’m In!”

The Sew Down – 2022 Aurifil Thread Challenge

The Sew Down – 2022 Aurifil Thread Challenge was in a blog post I read at the The Jolly Jabber blog for the Fat Quarter Shop. It looks like a fun way to see just how much thread we use over a few months. Swing your bobbin round and round, It’s time to get yourContinue reading “The Sew Down – 2022 Aurifil Thread Challenge”

Weekly Goals and To-Do Tuesday #87

I’ll be linking up with To-Do Tuesday which is now hosted by Linda from Texas Quilt Gal! I’m looking forward to seeing what everyone else is working on or have finished. Last To-Do list: 1. Continue with my scrappy leader/ender project. Some Progress 2. Keep sewing my pieces for my EPP projects. Some progress. 😄Continue reading “Weekly Goals and To-Do Tuesday #87”

So Many Fun Things to Share

I’m sure you all know Kim Lapacek from Persimmon Dreams. She has a Mystery QAL which started with a fabric pull on the 22nd. The first couple of clues are already out but we can catch up, right 😉 Then on January 2nd Project Quilting Season 13 begins. This is the info from Kim’s site:Continue reading “So Many Fun Things to Share”

Weekly Goals and To-Do Tuesday #80

I’ll be linking up with To-Do Tuesday which is now hosted by Linda from Texas Quilt Gal! I’m looking forward to seeing what everyone else is working on or have finished. I was teaching again one day at the Guild. It’s so nice to be able to be at the Guild and see happy, maskedContinue reading “Weekly Goals and To-Do Tuesday #80”

Oh Look, An Inner Squirrel Party

Now every quilter is familiar with the expression of “having a squirrel attack” or some variation of it. Our host, Darlene at Creative Latitude has not only welcomed her squirrel, Sally in to her creative space, but shares Sally’s thoughts and ideas with all of us. Sally, by the way has been known to signContinue reading “Oh Look, An Inner Squirrel Party”

Weekly Goals and To-Do Tuesday #78

I’ll be linking up with To-Do Tuesday which is now hosted by Texas Quilt Gal! I’m looking forward to seeing what everyone else is working on or have finished and can’t believe I missed posting last week. I had to go help a friend who was having surgery, but also managed a couple of daysContinue reading “Weekly Goals and To-Do Tuesday #78”

Declutter to Destash Challenge

Kim and Tom, over at Feel Good Fibers, are once again hosting their Declutter to Destash Challenge. It begins October 7th, and if you officially sign up, there are prizes! I can just imagine the fun, sharing common goals to clean, clear out and finish some projects with another on line bunch of like mindedContinue reading “Declutter to Destash Challenge”

September OMG Check In

September is done already? Was your month a good one? On a personal note I was busy this month with working for Federal Elections. The 12 – 14 hour days at the polling station, and days of travelling and training, which meant my time with my machines and fabric was limited. I did have aContinue reading “September OMG Check In”

Weekly To-Do and Goals #76

My Weekly Goals – To Do Tuesday #76 I’ll be linking up with To-Do Tuesday will is now hosted by Texas Quilt Gal! I’m looking forward to seeing what everyone else is working on or have finished. Last week’s list: 1. Monday – Supervise 5 polling desks in one station from 6:00 am until theContinue reading “Weekly To-Do and Goals #76”

August Block Report

August was a better month for finishing blocks, so here’s my count: Previous YTD Count: 340 blocks August Blocks: Scrappy Strings Blocks 72 Phoenix Rising 6 Flat Topped Scrappy Pyramid 28 Pattern Test 49 January 18 February 61 March 54 April 77 May 30 June 41 July 59 August 155 YTD Total: 495 Blocks

Weekly To-Do and Goals #72

My Weekly Goals – To Do Tuesday #72 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. Finish re-doing my Flat Topped Scrappy Pyramid quilt top now that I removed the background fabric which justContinue reading “Weekly To-Do and Goals #72”

How Did My Week Go?

My Weekly Goals – To Do Tuesday #62 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. Assemble my blocks to a flimsy. Almost halfway finished trimming the blocks. 😉 2. Keep working on aContinue reading “How Did My Week Go?”

Another Week @ Quilt Schmilt

My Weekly Goals – To Do Tuesday #58 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 (actually 2 weeks ago) list: I missed posting last week. I was at the studio with only limited internet soContinue reading “Another Week @ Quilt Schmilt”

My Weekly Goals, Reports and Review

My Weekly Goals – To Do Tuesday #57 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. Try to get away to the studio for a couple of days to spend some quality time withContinue reading “My Weekly Goals, Reports and Review”