See Ya Later Alligator My Day!

We get to thank Carla from Creatin’ in the Sticks who is the hostess with this month’s great theme. I must confess to taking a trip down memory lane when I read the call out for bloggers with this theme. 😁 The challenge is: Travel…anything from places to go, to how you get there, andContinue reading “See Ya Later Alligator My Day!”

Scrap Happy Day

I haven’t been doing a lot of sewing these last few months since we lost our little Clarke, but recently I finished a commission for a baby who is due in September. The surrogate Aunt and I had gone shopping to find the perfect fabrics for a little boy. I designed, sewed, quilted and boundContinue reading “Scrap Happy Day”

June One Monthly Goal Check In

In April, (the last time I set an OMG) I had a goal to make one complete quilt, plan another, and if I can get to the studio, quilt one UFO on the long arm before I headed to Alberta for my great granddaughter’s memorial service. It didn’t happen for so many reasons; too busyContinue reading “June One Monthly Goal Check In”

Weekly Goals and To-Do Tuesday #103

I’ll be linking up with To-Do Tuesday which is being hosted by Linda from Texas Quilt Gal and making sure I go see what everyone else is planning for the upcoming week. Last To-Do list: 1. Keep working on my hand quilting and EPP projects. Made some progress. 2. Get my project for Here ComesContinue reading “Weekly Goals and To-Do Tuesday #103”

A New Pattern; A Roll of the Dice

Sandra Walker from MMM Quilts has a fun new pattern being introduced this week and anyone who knows me, knows that I love Sandra’s patterns! This is a great pattern and includes 3 projects; a Baby Quilt, a Bed Runner and a Pillow. A few of us were given the privilege of making projects fromContinue reading “A New Pattern; A Roll of the Dice”

Scrap Fabric Fun Blog Hop

Mel from The Quilting Room With Mel is hosting a fun hop that shows us great new ways or projects to use up our scraps. Any quilter has scraps and using those leftover bits can bring a warmth of the memories of past quilts and projects. For my project I had a pile of leftoverContinue reading “Scrap Fabric Fun Blog Hop”

It’s My Time in a Bottle!

This month’s blog hop is being hosted by Carol of Just Let Me Quilt. The challenge is to add an hourglass in your project. It could be 1 or 100! Happy St. Patrick’s Day for all of you that have a bit of the Irish in you 🍀☘️🍀 As soon as Carol announced this hop,Continue reading “It’s My Time in a Bottle!”

Patterns I’ve Enjoyed Making From a Great Designer

I’ve had some fun over the past weeks doing some Pattern Testing for Sandra Healy Designs and indulging in some of her other fun patterns. The first I did was the Cardinal block which became the centre medallion for my SAHRR. I’m on my final border for this quilt as I’m writing this. Then IContinue reading “Patterns I’ve Enjoyed Making From a Great Designer”

In The Woods a Pattern by Gail Sheppard

At the beginning of October I noticed that Gail from Quilting Gail had written some new patterns so I offered to do some testing for her. I printed the pattern read the directions and then started checking for fabric in my stash. I found this one, Glengarry Manor by Deborah Edwards of Northcott Fabrics, andContinue reading “In The Woods a Pattern by Gail Sheppard”

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)”

PQ 13.4 Mining For Diamonds

Let’s face it – this time of year, the deck is stacked: you’ll find hearts in spades. But let’s go against the club and double down on DIAMONDS for this challenge.There are lots of ways to get there: you might choose to combine triangles, split a rectangle, or even work your best inset seams.I don’tContinue reading “PQ 13.4 Mining For Diamonds”

It’s My Turn to be Tickled Pink 😉

I would like to thank Carla of Creatin’ in the Sticks, for both hosting this month’s hop and for coming up with such a fun theme for the hop. The Challenge: Create something with the color pink in it somewhere. It’s all about pink or being tickled (if you want) LOLIt’s the month of loveContinue reading “It’s My Turn to be Tickled Pink 😉”

The Final Day on the Polar Bear Plunge Blog Hop – My Turn!

First of all I’d like to thank Joan from Moosestash Quilting for hosting this month’s hop with such a fun theme. I’m not sure which is my favourite for winter quilts; polar bears, penguins or snowmen! It was easy for me to know what I wanted to share on the hop, because I had madeContinue reading “The Final Day on the Polar Bear Plunge Blog Hop – My Turn!”

Introducing Weave by Pretty Piney Quilts

Recently I was thrilled to have the opportunity to test a new pattern by Becca from Pretty Piney Quilts. #weavequilt I pulled some fabrics from my stash: I did make a couple of changes to my fabric pull, did the cutting in just over an hour and then started making strip sets: I cut myContinue reading “Introducing Weave by Pretty Piney Quilts”

Scrap Happy Day

This past few weeks has had me playing with scraps quite a bit more than normal. For anyone who has read my blog knows, I live in British Columbia, Canada. The past few years have had our wildfire season increasing and starting earlier. This year we experienced the most horrendous heat dome which saw ourContinue reading “Scrap Happy Day”

Friday Fabric Fun

I couldn’t believe it is Friday already. This week has flown by and I don’t have a lot I can show for it. My project for the Orange You Glad is almost a finished flimsy. I also managed to get the corner pieces on my scrappy blocks. The blocks are now squared up and readyContinue reading “Friday Fabric Fun”

Friday Fun

Had more fun today playing with scraps. I finished these blocks and got them together to flimsy stage; Due to being on evacuation alert, I am not making my RSC blocks or doing the Scrappy Table Topper Challenge. Instead I am making scrappy quilts to be donated to the Quilts for Lytton Drive, for wildfireContinue reading “Friday Fun”

Seaside Adventure Row Along in September

This has long been one of my favourite Blog Hops to participate in. This year it is especially poignant as the Quilting World lost Marian Pena March 15, 2021. Her Row Along was the first I had ever joined and she was so wonderful to work with. She taught me via email to create linksContinue reading “Seaside Adventure Row Along in September”

Another Week of Fun

My Weekly Goals – To Do Tuesday #61 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. Finish my secret sewing project for me. Layout is finalized. Just need to sew it together 😄 2.Continue reading “Another Week of Fun”

Another UFO Finished

Several months ago I was lucky enough to do a pattern test for Sandra of MMM Quilts. Her pattern Waltzing With Bear was fun to do since the pattern was so well written and can be found here. My granddaughter had fallen in love with this quilt and asked if I could add to itContinue reading “Another UFO Finished”