2019 UFO List

I’ve been doing a bit of sewing and piecing to get used to my new machine.  I’m more and more impressed with it.  In between bits of sewing I have unpacked every box from my sewing room.  Some of them had to be repackaged and put in the storage room due to my space limitations.Continue reading “2019 UFO List”

Lonestar Update

This quilt is the Lonestar which has so much history attached to it.  It was picked apart when a grandson spilt his grape juice on it.  Then my machine crashed.  Then I had to modify my design several times because I just didn’t’ have enough of the fabric to redo the original which was aContinue reading “Lonestar Update”

Continued progress on Lonestar

Well I’m happy to say that this treasure is finally progressing along.  I had issues with machines breaking down and needing to go to Allan for some much needed repairs and a service while he had possession of them.  Can you believe all 3 machines went down one after the other or at the sameContinue reading “Continued progress on Lonestar”

Under the Needle

Last fall I was awarded a commission to make a very special quilt for a couple that lost their home to the ravages of fire.  Fire has touched my family on several occasions, from the Firestorm in Kelowna, to the house fires that my ex-husband and his family experienced to the house fire my sonContinue reading “Under the Needle”

Night Eyes from Sewn Up

I am so in love with this pattern!  It is great for beginners and a quick pattern for charity quilts.  As soon as I got the pattern, I whipped up the throw size to familiarize myself with the pattern.  Our local community golf course is not very secure right now, so I volunteered to doContinue reading “Night Eyes from Sewn Up”

Throw made from TeresaDownUnder’s Night Eyes Pattern

This is the first quick test of Teresa’s pattern. I had volunteered to test patterns for her and had to try the throw before I pulled fabric from my stash to do the queen sized quilt she needed me to do.  Once I had pulled the fabrics from my scrap bin and from my stashContinue reading “Throw made from TeresaDownUnder’s Night Eyes Pattern”