I Love Thursday #42

I can’t believe how fast these weeks seem to go. I just now realized it’s Thursday, the day where a group of bloggers get together over on LeeAnna’s blog Not Afraid of Color to share things that bring them joy. My week has been taken up with writing a pattern for this scrappy quilt, “ScrappyContinue reading “I Love Thursday #42”

How Did My Week Go?

My Weekly Goals – To Do Tuesday #56 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. Try to get away to the studio for a couple of days to spend some qualityContinue reading “How Did My Week Go?”

DrEAMI for April

I have been studiously ignoring the squirrels dive bombing me this month and keeping to my To Do Lists until I got an email from a blog reader asking about a quilt top I had made and what pattern it was. I spent a couple of hours looking through my files but couldn’t find aContinue reading “DrEAMI for April”

Another Week of Goals, Stitching Time and Stash Reports

My Weekly Goals – To Do Tuesday #51 Chris at Chris Knits is now hosting the weekly To-Do linky party. I enjoy seeing how everyone is using the party to keep projects moving along. Last week’s list: 1. Keep working on Delaney’s quilt. Flimsy is complete 2. Work on my project for In the Kitchen Stitchin’ BlogContinue reading “Another Week of Goals, Stitching Time and Stash Reports”

Have You Heard the Word Gobsmacked?

Well that’s what I am after reading Sue and Roseanne’s fun blog post today at Home sewn By Us. They received TWO nominations for the Outstanding Blogger Award. TWO blogger friends developed five questions and added them to their nomination list. In my opinion it is so perfectly deserved. Then I got to the bottomContinue reading “Have You Heard the Word Gobsmacked?”

My Day on Salt & Sand Blog Hop

Thank you to Carol from Just Let Me Quilt for organizing another fun themed hop for all of us! Welcome to my stop on the Salt and Sand Blog Hop. I was coming up with so many different ideas for this hop. Who couldn’t when you start thinking of warm, sunny, sandy beaches and favouriteContinue reading “My Day on Salt & Sand Blog Hop”

Salt and Sand Blog Hop March 22 – 26th

This blog hop is called “Salt and Sand” and will run from March 22nd to March 26th. The challenge is to sew something in ocean/sand colors and/or ocean creatures. The beach sounds like a great place to be right now! I’m tired of snow (even though it’s melting 😉 I’ve gathered my thoughts and ideas,Continue reading “Salt and Sand Blog Hop March 22 – 26th”

My Week in Review, Stash and Time Reports

My Weekly Goals – To Do Tuesday #48 Chris at Chris Knits is now hosting in the weekly To-Do linky party. Have you had a chance to go see what everyone is working on? I enjoy seeing how everyone is using the party to keep projects moving along. Last week’s list: 1. Finish binding theContinue reading “My Week in Review, Stash and Time Reports”

Garden View Test Pattern

On October 16th I was able to claim a finish for a Pattern Test that I did for The Quilt Pattern Magazine, an on line publication. The pattern is “Garden View” by Barbara Gavlick Hartnett. This pattern is suitable for a beginner/intermediate or intermediate Quilter. The finished size is 68 1/2” x 84 1/2”. ForContinue reading “Garden View Test Pattern”

Hearts on Fire Jan 22

As all good things come to an end so, too, do Blog Hops. Today is the final day of what has been a fun and inspiring Blog Hop. I’d like to thank Carol from Just Let Me Quilt for organizing a hop that has been fun and hopefully a bit of bright, happy positive funContinue reading “Hearts on Fire Jan 22”

Hearts on Fire Jan 21

Here’s the lineup for today on the hop. I’m enjoying seeing what everyone has been creating for our enjoyment and inspiration and have added some new projects to my Must Make List. Have you? January 21 Quilt Fabrication Ms P Designs USA Beaquilter Becky’s Adventures in Quilting and Travel Ridge Top Quilt For The LoveContinue reading “Hearts on Fire Jan 21”

My day on Hearts on Fire Blog Hop

Carol from Just Let Me Quilt is hosting another blog hop with an intriguing theme; hearts but no pink. Right away my mind wandered to a fun fact. Did you know that Hearts on Fire is the brand name for a jewelry company? There diamonds are very pretty and the jewelry settings are pretty unique!Continue reading “My day on Hearts on Fire Blog Hop”

Hearts on Fire Blog Hop Jan.18

Here’s the lineup for the first day of the hop. I’m getting so excited to see what everyone has been creating for our enjoyment and inspiration! January 18 Creatin’ in the Sticks Life in the Scrapatch Freckled Fox Quiltery All Thingz Sewn Den Syende Himmel That Fabric Feeling Are you ready to hop around andContinue reading “Hearts on Fire Blog Hop Jan.18”

Medieval Windows

This is another pattern test quilt I did for The Quilt Pattern Magazine in the summer of 2020. The pattern is written by Barbara Gavlick Hartnett. Finished size is 63 1/2” x 63 1/2” and only uses just under 7 1/2 yards of fabric including the binding. The piecing commenced while DH was recuperating fromContinue reading “Medieval Windows”

Best of 2020

Cheryl Brickey of Meadow Mist Designs is hosting a linkup for favourite posts of this crazy, year we have experienced. For most of us our time in sewing spaces was increased by the Pandemic we are still experiencing. Along with more time, some of us experienced lack of inspiration and less motivation at times. someContinue reading “Best of 2020”

Pretty Piney Pattern Test

Another project begins! So much fun! Pattern is printed. Fabrics are pulled. Black and white photo edited to check values. I think I’m ready to go. Becca’s Revolution pattern is going to be fun! Flying geese aplenty. Let the cutting and piecing begin! This pattern is another example of how well Becca writes patterns. TheContinue reading “Pretty Piney Pattern Test”

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!”

A Finish – Snappy Bags with French Seams

I’ve had a few requests to do a tutorial on how I do French Seams on my scrappy snappy bags. I start by making my panel for the bag. Usually I do a QAYG panel with a normal backing/batting sandwich but recently I was inspired by Gail’s post on her Charm Bag project to useContinue reading “A Finish – Snappy Bags with French Seams”

The Last Day of From The Heart Blog Hop

Sadly all good things to come to an end. That is the case today. It is the final day of the From The Heart Blog Hop hosted by Carol of Just Let Me Quilt. Have you been checking the posts and showing all of the participating bloggers some love by commenting on their posts? HereContinue reading “The Last Day of From The Heart Blog Hop”