Another Box of Treasures

When I picked up my mail a couple of weeks ago, I had received another fun box of treasures from Denise. There was so much more in this box of fun and inspiration: I’ve been spending my time these past weeks hand quilting this printed panel which Denise had sent me in a prior goodieContinue reading “Another Box of Treasures”

Friday Finish(es)

It’s been a fun week with some finishes and WIP’s to show for it. With everything that is going on in my Country and life right now, sewing definitely has been my sanity saver. I finished and shared my projects for the Tickled Pink Blog Hop: I have some completed blocks for the EPP projectsContinue reading “Friday Finish(es)”

Weekly Goals and To-Do Tuesday #82

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. This week was another of daily (up to 12) power outages, constant rain and grey, gloomy skies. It really cut in to my sewingContinue reading “Weekly Goals and To-Do Tuesday #82”

My Day on the No Ring November Blog Hop

I’d like to thank Carla from Creatin in the Sticks for hosting this month’s blog hop. The theme is mug rugs or projects to protect our tables. As Carla says a hop is “like a “show and tell” online. Our blog hops feature sewing and quilting and are like joining a quilt guild without leavingContinue reading “My Day on the No Ring November Blog Hop”

Weekly Goals and To-Do Tuesday #81

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: First off, let me tell you it’s been a week. Power outages, broken plumbing fixtures, having to be at the GuildContinue reading “Weekly Goals and To-Do Tuesday #81”

More Happy Mail!

On Thursday last week I received an email that a parcel was waiting for pick up at the post office. I had to go to town to get DH’s meds and do a couple of errands so I headed out. Unfortunately I was later leaving so went by the post office at lunch. Then everythingContinue reading “More Happy Mail!”

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”