Sunday Summary #143

Happy Memorial Day to my American friends and family. 🇺🇸 💥 Another fun filled week with lots of sewing time, a couple of appointments and a fundraising tournament at our golf course! I monitored one of the two holes that had bonus prizes of $10,000.00 for a hole in one. We had beautiful weather, raisedContinue reading “Sunday Summary #143”

Sunday Summary #141

Last goals: 1. Keep working on my hand quilting, EPP projects and leader/ender projects. Some progress! 😁 2. When I get back to the studio next, make the time to quilt my version of A Roll of the Dice. No studio time this week. 3. Finish my second Heading North quilt, designed by Sandra ofContinue reading “Sunday Summary #141”

Sunday Summary #140

We had a trip to Kelowna on our agenda this week. DH had his checkup at the MS Clinic. On our way there on Wednesday, we just missed the flooding at Grand Forks so before leaving to come home I made sure to check BC Road Reports and we ended up coming home over theContinue reading “Sunday Summary #140”

Sunday Summary #138

For those who have been following me for a while know that I usually do my weekly recap and have always had To Do Tuesday in the title ever since I became a regular linker when Roseanne and Sue, and then Kate, and then Linda were hosting the linky party. Now since I am hostingContinue reading “Sunday Summary #138”

H2H Check In

It’s hard to believe we are 5 weeks in to one of my favourite charity drives of the year. Sarah is back this year hosting the challenge. Here in Canada I have several charities that I like to help, but postage can be very expensive. two of the larger charities I donate to allow usContinue reading “H2H Check In”

My Weekly Recap & To Do Tuesday #137

Last week my week started with another trip to the studio on Sunday late evening. It’s tax time here in Canada and D had found out what the tax preparers were going to charge her to do their tax returns so I popped over to do them for her. We discovered we were missing aContinue reading “My Weekly Recap & To Do Tuesday #137”

The Say What? Sew it – Show it Challenge Has Begun!

Today is the first day of this month’s Sew it- Show it Challenge which is the brain child of and is being hosted by the amazing Joan from MooseStash Quilting. The theme is Say What? Can you guess the theme of this one? “You can share a story, or show us a project or techniqueContinue reading “The Say What? Sew it – Show it Challenge Has Begun!”

My Weekly Recap & To Do Tuesday #136

Last week my week started with a trip to the studio on Sunday late evening. I had a couple of things to take care of and some chores that D. needed help with. Once I finished helping out I sewed my border on the wonky log cabin block quilt. I got my excercise cleaning theContinue reading “My Weekly Recap & To Do Tuesday #136”

My Weekly Recap & To Do Tuesday #135

Another week of several trips to town for appointments, meetings and picking up prescriptions and supplies for my DH. It wasn’t possible for me to get away to the studio so not much progress on my ToDo List this week. 😢 Last goals: 1. Keep working on my hand quilting, EPP projects and leader/ender projects.Continue reading “My Weekly Recap & To Do Tuesday #135”

My March PHD Check In

The end of March means it’s time to check in with our friend, Gail from Quilting Gail to see how we are all doing with our PHD Goals for the year. It was not my most productive month for sewing, even though I did stitch every day again. This month I did start and finishContinue reading “My March PHD Check In”

I Was Featured

I was thrilled when trying to get caught up on emails and reading blog posts to see that Jennifer, The Inquiring Quilter featured my SAHRR quilt on her Wednesday Wait Loss 319! This is the quilt that made the cut: It all started with the centre block: You can read about my quilt here. ItContinue reading “I Was Featured”

My Weekly Recap & To Do Tuesday #133

Another week of so many trips to town for appointments, meetings and two Quilting Days at the Guild as well as some work on prepping for our Guild fundraiser at the end of April. The good news is sewing happened every day again, even if I can’t show off my projects yet! 😁 Last goals:Continue reading “My Weekly Recap & To Do Tuesday #133”

Project Quilting 14.6 the Final Challenge

Tish really likes to find challenges that stretch us to be more imaginative or creative. This week was no different: “So this week, you will confront something you fear. Your project must be about growing through exploring the unknown. What? Well, first sit down and ponder your way forward: personally, professionally, creatively, emotionally, or quiteContinue reading “Project Quilting 14.6 the Final Challenge”

Scrap Happy Day

Normally Scrap Happy Day posts go live on the 15th of the month, but I’m late getting my post up. This is the list of bloggers who take part and I can always find inspiration in their posts: Kate, Gun,Eva, Sue,Lynda,Birthe,Turid,Susan,Cathy, Tracy,Jan, Moira,Sandra, Chris, Alys,Claire, Jean, Jon,Dawn, Jule, Gwen,Sunny,Kjerstin, Sue L, Vera,EdithNanette, Ann,Dawn 2,Carol,Preeti,Debbierose, Nóilin,Continue reading “Scrap Happy Day”

SAHRR – The Parade of Quilts!

I’ve had so much fun sewing along with the fun prompts for the SAHRR. This was the QAL schedule and our fabulous hosts for the weekly prompts: I have to say a huge thank you to Gail and the rest of the quilty crew that has kept me motivated to sew with my favourite QALContinue reading “SAHRR – The Parade of Quilts!”

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”

PQ 14.5 – Sew Not a Square

First of all I’d like to thank Kim and Trish for all of the work they put in to a wonderful challenge for all of us to enjoy and stretch our creativity! Trish has come up with another fun prompt for this week’s challenge. Make something that is considered to be a quilt (multi layers,Continue reading “PQ 14.5 – Sew Not a Square”

My February PHD Check In

Can you believe February is almost over? It’s time to check in with our friend, Gail from Quilting Gail to see how we are all doing with our PHD Goals for the year. This month I did start and finish 2 PQ challenges and a Pattern Test. I also got my Double Wedding Ring completedContinue reading “My February PHD Check In”

February One Monthly Goal Check In

Once again it’s time to link with Patty from Elm Street Quilts to check in with our February projects. It makes me happy because this fun link up helps me get motivated to keep finishing my projects. I February I’m planning on keeping up with The SAHRR, the PQ Challenge and the PHD in 2023.Continue reading “February One Monthly Goal Check In”