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”

Finally A Finish 😄

This finish is a real joy to have done. It not only completes a commission, but gets a flimsy off my To Be Quilted/UFO List. I had gone over several patterns and photos of quilts with my customer and his choice was this quilt. This top was a test pattern I did for The QuiltContinue reading “Finally A Finish 😄”

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”

October Time and Stash Report

Kate Life in Pieces October was a month where I thought life got in the way but when I added up my blocks I was surprised! Previous: 197/274 October: 29/31 Total days goal met: 226/305 Stash report: Previous balance: 179 Fabric in last month: 0 Yards Fabric out last month: 33 Yards Balance in stash:Continue reading “October Time and Stash Report”

October 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 Test Quilts 277 blocks Gift bags 24 Quilt Group gifts 20 Previous Total: 749.5 YTD Total 1070.5 I’m inContinue reading “October Block Report”

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”

My October DrEAMI

This month was a fun month with lots of pattern testing and a blog Hop to participate in. One of the projects I was making for the From The Heart Blog Hop is a stack of scrappy, snappy bags that are being donated to our local Food Bank for their Christmas Hampers. In normal yearsContinue reading “My October DrEAMI”

My Day on From The Heart Blog Hop

Today is my day to share on the From the Heart Blog Hop which is hosted by Carol from Just Let Me Quilt. I was really excited when I saw the invitation to participate in this Hop as this is the time of year when I am making gifts and looking for new ideas. IContinue reading “My Day on From The Heart Blog Hop”

From The Heart Blog Hop Oct.26 – 28

I’m so looking forward to this hop which is being hosted by Carol from Just Let Me Quilt. Mark your calendars to check out these blogs from October 26 – 28 for some fun projects for gift ideas. Look who will be inspiring you with amazing ideas: October 26 Creatin’ in the Sticks Ms PContinue reading “From The Heart Blog Hop Oct.26 – 28”

2020 FAL Q3 List

2020 FAL Q3 List I managed to finish all of the projects I had set as my goals and advance the other projects I had intended to. This quarter has a few challenges so let’s see how far I get with my goals on the List: Take my machine in to the hospital for repairsContinue reading “2020 FAL Q3 List”

Hello Fall Blog Hop

Isn’t it the perfect way to start fall with a blog hop hosted by Carla at Creatin’ in the Sticks. Did you check the bloggers who have already shared their posts? Today I am sharing my day with the following bloggers: Creatin’ In The Sticks Bumbleberry Stitches Samelia’s Mum Life in the Scrapatch Storied QuiltsContinue reading “Hello Fall Blog Hop”

I Love Thursday #8

Another week of getting my I like/love thoughts together has me pulling social media posts and memes to try to fit my thoughts into words. Not only are we still dealing with the spiking Covid 19 numbers, we are seeing more mass death and attacks, peaceful protesters being shot, gassed or hauled away in theContinue reading “I Love Thursday #8”

July OMG Finishes

For July I had the following goals: 1. Finish my projects for the Christmas in July (then and now) Blog Hop which is being hosted by Carol from Just Let Me Quilt. 2. Finish the borders on my Days Filled With Joy Mystery QAL. 3. Assemble the Star Kissed QAL by WeddingDress Blue. Some ProgressContinue reading “July OMG Finishes”

Squirrel Attack!

Another week of fun ideas and projects on the go. I had finished organizing and planning my projects for the Christmas in July Then and Now being hosted by Carol at Just Let Me Quilt. Then those lovely squirrels kept running around and distracting me. I had this project almost finished And then I hadContinue reading “Squirrel Attack!”

To-Do Tuesday #18

I will be linking this post with Sue and Roseanne’s Linky party over at Home Sewn By Us To-Do Tuesday Linky #49. Do stop over there to see what every one else is working on. Last week I had a short list of projects: 1. Finish my Christmas in July Then and Now Blog HopContinue reading “To-Do Tuesday #18”

Sunday Sewing

It was Canada Day on Wednesday. When Canada first became a country the day was called Dominion Day. I’m not quite sure when the name got changed. Most celebrations were cancelled because of the pandemic. Fireworks were set off in so many cities, concerts were streamed and people mostly were safe distancing when they didContinue reading “Sunday Sewing”

July OMG

In June I had a list that should have been doable. It went something like this: 1. Finish my Spring Into Summer quilt. Finished 2. Finish my project for the Stitching Sunshine Blog Hop and write my post. Done! 3. Sew the two bean bag chairs that are cut out that my son asked me toContinue reading “July OMG”

Another DrEAMI Project

I saw a post on Desert Sky Quilting that had me intrigued with the thought of doing another fun scrappy project. You know what it’s like when the squirrels start doing their dance around you and won’t let up until you drop everything and make it? That’s what happened to me – the attack ofContinue reading “Another DrEAMI Project”