My Weekly Recap & To Do Tuesday #131

I can honestly say this has been a week! I’ve had 3 days of town trips for DH’s appointments, errands, prescription and grocery shopping. Then there were 4 board meetings and two days of interviews for the Clubhouse Manager position. On top of that we have had numerous power outages resulting in no internet orContinue reading “My Weekly Recap & To Do Tuesday #131”

Friday Finishes

It’s been a week filled with errands, several trips to town, meetings and interviews and not one, but two power outages (the longest being over 8 hours), but I did manage to sew every single day and can even share some projects and even a peek at another almost finish with you. But first IContinue reading “Friday Finishes”

Polar Bear Plunge Prize Package

Just after the Polar Bear Plunge Blog Hop, I received a lovely email from Selina from Selina Quilts letting me know I had won her sweet little hand warmer rice bags. Aren’t they just the sweetest gift? They sure work well if you keep them in your pocket and just slide your hands in yourContinue reading “Polar Bear Plunge Prize Package”

Happy Mail

Today when we checked the mail I was doing a happy dance. I GOT MAIL! In January I had written a blog post (here) to link with Kathleen McMusing Tips & Tutorials on the 22nd and Kathleen emailed me that I had won a Charm Pack! 😄 I went to open my package but itContinue reading “Happy Mail”

I Won A Prize from Project Quilting

I was so excited to get an email from Kim at Persimmon Dreams letting me know I had won a prize for my PQ 12.3 project which you can read about here. I’m so thrilled because anyone who knows me knows I love the fun of making scrappy quilts. PRIZE 12 –  SNUGGLES QUILTS: WINNER – #129.Continue reading “I Won A Prize from Project Quilting”

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”

October Recap

For most us October was a month full of so much fun and creativity with some inspiring blog hops to get ideas going for several quick gifts. I was one of the stops on the From the Heart Blog Hop hosted by Carol of Just Let Me Quilt. I had a giveaway on my blogContinue reading “October Recap”

Friday Fun

I do think I’m getting my sewjo back! A big part of it was going to the post office today and finding this: One day I had been reading a blog post on Mary Mack’s Blog and saw that she had a giveaway for some scraps of Island Batiks fabric. Of course I commented becauseContinue reading “Friday Fun”

Project Quilting 11.4 Winner

Sending a huge thank you to Kim and Trish from Persimmon Dreams and Project Quilting for drawing my number as a winner in this past challenge. The challenge was to use the Birds in the Air block or a variation thereof. I won third prize which was a credit for pdf patterns from Sew HungryContinue reading “Project Quilting 11.4 Winner”

Project Quilting Challenge 1

I was being good working on my UFO’s when I received an email from Persimmon Dreams. Project quilting 11 has begun. The theme for this week is numbers. I wasn’t too sure what to make but then that squirrel paid me a visit yesterday. In the Stitch it and Gift It Blog Hop I hadContinue reading “Project Quilting Challenge 1”

And we have a winner!

In my post on the Stitch it and Gift It Blog Hop I let everyone know that I was having a giveaway for one follower of my blog. I said the giveaway would be a surprise and would depend on where the winner lived. Kind of strange, but since DH and are are retired, fundsContinue reading “And we have a winner!”

I’m a winner!

I received an email from Carla of Creatin In the Sticks. I won a $25.00 gift certificate from the Stitch it and Gift It Blog Hop! I’m so excited and thrilled. I will confess to spending a fair amount of time window shopping on the site and have dropped a few items in to myContinue reading “I’m a winner!”

Once Upon a Story Show and Tell

This was Marian from Seams to be Sew’s 5 year of doing a fall RowAlong. The theme this year was Nursery Rhymes and Fables. The designers that stepped up to participate really raised the bar with such creativity being shown in their blocks. It was my first time taking part in a Hop and IContinue reading “Once Upon a Story Show and Tell”


Yesterday I received a very unexpected email from Marci of I won a prize in the Q2 Finish Along Linky party! How exciting is that? You can read my original FAL post here: Q2 Finishes To top it all the prize was picking three of Melissa Cory’s patterns. I have been a follower ofContinue reading “Winner!”

I’m Done!

Finished the last of the dump runs yesterday.  The move was completed October 31st, just on time.  I. Wasn’t sure I’d get it done but I did.  From 3500 sq t home with a 30′ X 80′ shop to  500 sq ft apartment!  My studio space is about 6′ X 3′ now!  Oh well it’sContinue reading “I’m Done!”

Happy Happy Day

Seams to be Sewn. Moving day is October 15th for the move to our temporary home.  Happy Birthday to me! I will be getting the keys next week and have already measured and sorted what goes where.  I was a bit concerned that the light might not be adequate but today something wonderful happened!  IContinue reading “Happy Happy Day”