Quilts For Lytton Update

Last night while on a Zoom class by Silly Moon Quilting I met a woman who’s got family in Lytton who lost everything in the fires. She told us that they have now collected and distributed over 2000 quilts. Isn’t it incredible how our community steps up to help? Apparently they are now trying toContinue reading “Quilts For Lytton Update”

A Fun Box of Treasures

Today I went to grab the mail because I had been emailed that I had a parcel from Denise B. She knew that I collect quilt tops, fabric and blocks to make charity quilts. This is the photo of the piles of goodies in the box: I had to look at the quilt tops. TheyContinue reading “A Fun Box of Treasures”

August OMG Check In

All in all August was a good month! Our Evacuation Alert was lifted so I was able to go to my studio for a few days and had sewing time almost every day. My goal for August was to keep trying to finish up some projects: 1. Finish my Orange You Glad Blog Hop ProjectContinue reading “August OMG Check In”

My Trip to the Studio

It was so wonderful to finally be able to take a trip to the studio. My ferry was running and the wait was short. It was so nice to take the ferry instead of having to drive the long way around. It was a good day to travel, not too hot and the smoke wasContinue reading “My Trip to the Studio”

Weekly To-Do and Goals #71

My Weekly Goals – To Do Tuesday #71 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 quilts for the Lytton Fire Victims getting some quilted, bound and delivered. 3 quilts wereContinue reading “Weekly To-Do and Goals #71”

Weekly To-Do and Goals #69

My Weekly Goals – To Do Tuesday #69 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. Finished another one. 2. Keep working on myContinue reading “Weekly To-Do and Goals #69”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”