I Like Thursday

On Thursday a group of bloggers link with LeeAnna of Not Afraid of Color to share lists of things that fill them with gratitude or bring them joy. I’m late getting my post up for a reason that brings me a lot of joy. My Quilting group meets at our Guild on the third ThursdayContinue reading “I Like Thursday”

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”

A Month of Happy Mail

I’m not sure if I have written about these fun pieces of mail I received last month so I’m going to do it now. I was so amazed to get an email from Natasha at Island Batiks letting me know I had won a fat quarter bundle for commenting on Week 2 of the RowContinue reading “A Month of Happy Mail”

Another Box of Treasures

When I picked up my mail a couple of weeks ago, I had received another fun box of treasures from Denise. There was so much more in this box of fun and inspiration: I’ve been spending my time these past weeks hand quilting this printed panel which Denise had sent me in a prior goodieContinue reading “Another Box of Treasures”

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”

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”

Scrap Happy Day

It’s been an interesting week with three pattern test blocks finished. I can only show a peek but Oh My! They were so much fun: I also finished Round 4 of my SAHRR project which is the brainchild of Quilting Gail. Got it done just in time to link up before the next prompt comesContinue reading “Scrap Happy Day”

Weekly Goals and To-Do Tuesday #93

I’ll be linking up with To-Do Tuesday which is being hosted by Linda from Texas Quilt Gal. Every week I find myself looking forward to seeing what everyone else is working on or have finished. Last To-Do list: 1. Continue with my scrappy leader/ender project. Some Progress 2. Keep sewing my pieces for my EPPContinue reading “Weekly Goals and To-Do Tuesday #93”

Melva is Doing It Again!

Pieces in the Garden is Melva from Melva Loves Scraps is hosting another Block a Week. This one comes with stories of her Grandmother’s childhood. If you have never followed Melva’s QAL’s you need to know that the stories that unfold along with the quilt blocks are fascinating. This one started with the first postsContinue reading “Melva is Doing It Again!”

Winter Blues for the Fabric Scrap Blog Hop

Now you all know that there is nothing better than a baggie of fun scraps or leftover bits to inspire a combination of fabric fun and mad jigsaw puzzle skills. Since the pandemic began and fabric stores closed, I decided that playing with my scraps was going to be a priority as well as workingContinue reading “Winter Blues for the Fabric Scrap Blog Hop”

January Scrap Happy Day

I’ve always enjoyed playing with scraps, but have been making a concerted effort to use up my stash and my scraps since the Pandemic began. I have purchased some fabric in person when storefronts finally re-opened, but find shopping on line to be an imperfect solution when the stores are closed. These past two weeksContinue reading “January Scrap Happy Day”

PQ 13 Has Begun

I look forward to this every year! Kim from Persimmon Dreams hosted this fun challenge. Trish Frankland (aka QuiltChicken) is our PQ challenge mistress who comes up with each theme. PQ13.1 – ALL THE COLORS! RULE 1: YOUR PROJECT MUST BE COLORFUL – AT LEAST 5 COLORS MUST BE PRESENT. You have one week toContinue reading “PQ 13 Has Begun”

The Scrappy Quilter is Doing it Again!

Joy @ The Joyful Quilter has posted about the Winter 2022 UFO Clb on Ravelry. Just click on her blog name to go to the post. Here are the rules. “The WINTER 2022 UFO Club is now OPEN for sign-ups!! Participants MUST list (at least) FIVE projects. Photos should accompany the list. Sign-ups end atContinue reading “The Scrappy Quilter is Doing it Again!”

I Love Thursday #62

I’m joining a group of friends who get together via a linky party on LeeAnna’s blog Not Afraid of Color to share list of things that bring them joy, inspire them or make them laugh. Last evening I was out and about for a walk and was able to enjoy this view: I actually spentContinue reading “I Love Thursday #62”

Another Blog Hop Coming in the New Year

Do you have fabric scraps that you need some projects to make use of them? I know…….silly question to ask a quilter 😉 This Blog Hop just might be the answer to provide some inspiration to help with that. Hosted by Melissa Shields of Quilting Room With Mel. If you are interested in joining upContinue reading “Another Blog Hop Coming in the New Year”

Weekly Goals and To-Do Tuesday #82

I’ll be linking up with To-Do Tuesday which is now hosted by Linda from Texas Quilt Gal! I’m looking forward to seeing what everyone else is working on or have finished. This week was another of daily (up to 12) power outages, constant rain and grey, gloomy skies. It really cut in to my sewingContinue reading “Weekly Goals and To-Do Tuesday #82”

My Day on the No Ring November Blog Hop

I’d like to thank Carla from Creatin in the Sticks for hosting this month’s blog hop. The theme is mug rugs or projects to protect our tables. As Carla says a hop is “like a “show and tell” online. Our blog hops feature sewing and quilting and are like joining a quilt guild without leavingContinue reading “My Day on the No Ring November Blog Hop”

Weekly Goals and To-Do Tuesday #80

I’ll be linking up with To-Do Tuesday which is now hosted by Linda from Texas Quilt Gal! I’m looking forward to seeing what everyone else is working on or have finished. I was teaching again one day at the Guild. It’s so nice to be able to be at the Guild and see happy, maskedContinue reading “Weekly Goals and To-Do Tuesday #80”

Oh Look, An Inner Squirrel Party

Now every quilter is familiar with the expression of “having a squirrel attack” or some variation of it. Our host, Darlene at Creative Latitude has not only welcomed her squirrel, Sally in to her creative space, but shares Sally’s thoughts and ideas with all of us. Sally, by the way has been known to signContinue reading “Oh Look, An Inner Squirrel Party”