Sunday Sewing

We had some nice weather this morning so I was able to get out for my walk early. I so happy to see how quickly the snow and ice is melting. It was a profitable walk. I came home with 21 golf balls! I save my finds and give them to the golf course. TheyContinue reading “Sunday Sewing”

It’s My Turn on the Virtual Cookie Exchange!

At last we are getting this party started with the first of 4 days of fun! I’ve been looking forward to this hop, filled with eye candy and sweet treats for our holiday season.Will you be following the amazing posts from the team on the Virtual Cookie Exchange &Christmas Blog Hop-being hosted by Carol fromContinue reading “It’s My Turn on the Virtual Cookie Exchange!”

November 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 August 18 Blocks September 32 Blocks October 321 Blocks November 107 Blocks Snappy Bags 43 – 86 blocks Pattern test 12 8 Runners 8 Topper 1 Previous Total:Continue reading “November Block Report”

November OMG Finishes

Here we are the second to last month of 2020 and for many reasons some of us are slowing down, finding it hard to keep motivated or running low on energy. Isn’t it a good thing we have lists to keep us trying to be accountable at least to ourselves? My November One Monthly GoalContinue reading “November OMG Finishes”

Sunday Sewing

I’m managing a bit more time sewing now that we are back in lockdown again. I do seem to have a bit of a problem getting started but once I do I manage to get some things done. It’s hard to pull myself away from the news and the “what happened now” reaction every timeContinue reading “Sunday Sewing”

To Do Tuesday #29

My updated list for this past week was a bit paired down since I was working advance polls for our Provincial Election from 7:00 am until at least 8:30 pm for two days; 1. Finish my project, take pictures and write my blog post for my day, October 27. Done! 2. Keep working on myContinue reading “To Do Tuesday #29”

May OMG progress

It’s been an interesting month with some progress on my list. 1. Finish Vortex to flimsy stage. Done! 2. Quilt and binding my Spring Into Summer quilt. It’s basted now and ready to start the quilting. Quilting is half done! 3. Finish my blog post and get photos for my Creating a Quilted Legacy BlogContinue reading “May OMG progress”

My Day on It’s Cool to be Square Blog Hop

When I saw the announcement for this Blog Hop I knew I wanted to participate and even what I was going to make. It was predetermined! Right? Wrong! I had my fabrics pulled and pattern printed. Then I’m not sure if it was Covid Brain or the squirrels visiting me again but things changed. 🥴Continue reading “My Day on It’s Cool to be Square Blog Hop”

Hands2Help Comfort Quilt Challenge

Starting in 2011 Sarah from Confessions of a Fabric Addict has hosted this challenge to provide quilts to various charities. 2011: 47 quilters made 60 quilts 2012: 55 quilters made 94 quilts 2013: 65 quilters made 127 quilts 2014: 70 quilters made 145 quilts 2015: 67 quilters made 147 quilts 2016: 104 quilters made 194Continue reading “Hands2Help Comfort Quilt Challenge”

It’s Cool to be Square Blog Hop Coming Soon

A couple of months ago, Carol from Just Let Me Quilt announced the new hop she is hosting mid May. I decided right away that I needed to jump in because I had the perfect idea for a quilt that suited the theme and the crazy times we are living in. I had my patternContinue reading “It’s Cool to be Square Blog Hop Coming Soon”

Hands to Help Comfort Quilt Challenge

Sarah from Confessions of a Fabric Addict is the driving force behind this amazing challenge. Every year Sarah has a small group of charities that she requests quilts be sent to along with a great list of their websites where you can check to see what their quilt requirements are. 2020 represents the tenth yearContinue reading “Hands to Help Comfort Quilt Challenge”

I Love Thursday #3

Just wanted to say thank you to Roseanne and Sue at Home Sewn By Us and LeeAnna at Not Afraid of Color for hosting the Linky party that encourages us all to think of things we love or like. In these crazy times some introspection can be a welcome reset. 1. I love having timeContinue reading “I Love Thursday #3”

March 8 – 14 Progress Report and Goals

All in all I can say this week was a bit of a washout for me as far as my weekly goals getting accomplished. No finishes to report, but some progress was made. I did get some progress on my Star Crossed Plaid Quilt. It should be ready for binding mid week. I only gotContinue reading “March 8 – 14 Progress Report and Goals”

To Do Tuesday #1

My list for February’s OMG was a short one; only 3 things on it. I’ve been making some progress and even dealing with a squirrel , or two! 1. Sort out DH’s tshirts and start on the design for a memory quilt. To get to the bins with his shirts in I pretty much hadContinue reading “To Do Tuesday #1”

This Week

This week I am continuing on with my goal to keep up with Kate at Life in Pieces 15 minutes a day challenge. To date this month, I have made my goal every day but one! I finished another top that was a pattern test last week. I might be able to get it sandwichedContinue reading “This Week”

November Fun Finish

At our Guild meeting at the beginning of November a request was put forward to our members to make and donate some items to the local food bank. At their Christmas party in December some volunteers take the kids in to the back room where they are encouraged to pick presents to gift their parents.Continue reading “November Fun Finish”

Stitch It and Gift It; My Turn

At last it’s my turn to share, but first, have you had a chance to visit the other bloggers on this Hop? I have been visiting and am so impressed with the creativity these bloggers share with all of us! I’d like to thank Carla of Creatin’ in the Sticks for organizing this hop. WhatContinue reading “Stitch It and Gift It; My Turn”

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”

Q2 FAL

Here it is; the end of the second quarter Finish Along for 2019! I had 3 goals for this quarter with the first being make three quilts for the Golf Club Fundraiser. I’m very pleased to say that all three are finished and are already at the Clubhouse with ticket sales humming along. I haveContinue reading “Q2 FAL”

OMG June Finishes

Now that the end of the month is fast approaching, I am so pleased to say I met all of my goals! WooHoo! The secret sewing I was working on is finished and pictures of the flimsy have been submitted. I can hardly wait for October to be able to share after the pattern isContinue reading “OMG June Finishes”