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?”

I Love Thursdays #5

I will be linking with LeeAnna at Not Afraid of Color and going to check out all the different blog posts. I love seeing what makes everyone happy. Some weeks it is more difficult to articulate what makes me happy. In these times with the increasing numbers of people getting sick and passing away fromContinue reading “I Love Thursdays #5”

March 8 – 14 Progress Report and Goals

All in all I can say this week was a bit of a washout for me as far as my weekly goals getting accomplished. No finishes to report, but some progress was made. I did get some progress on my Star Crossed Plaid Quilt. It should be ready for binding mid week. I only gotContinue reading “March 8 – 14 Progress Report and Goals”

To Do Tuesday #3

Here it is Tuesday and I am fulfilling my need to make a list. Sue and Roseanne at Home Sewn By Us host a Linky party every Tuesday and I have found if I have a list I seem to manage to get more done! This is a week with my Guild Board Meeting Wednesday,Continue reading “To Do Tuesday #3”

March OMG

My list for February had been a short one due to the number of days in the month and having 2 cataract surgeries scheduled. 1. Start working on a design for a tshirt quilt for my DH. I managed to get the shirts sorted, cut and ready for pressing and stabilizing. 2. I have aContinue reading “March OMG”

Introduction to Quilting Part 2

In my first post I introduced you to the tools that I consider to be necessary to our quilting journey. In this post I will give you the short version of the tips and tricks I teach my students over 8 months of classes. I will add to these tips and tricks as we goContinue reading “Introduction to Quilting Part 2”

Introduction to Quilting – My Favourite Necessary Tools

After several requests from readers, friends, students and family, I am going to start a series of posts on what you need to know in order to make a quilt. This will include a list of what I consider to be necessary tools, common quilting terms and will end with my basic Sampler Quilt Pattern.Continue reading “Introduction to Quilting – My Favourite Necessary Tools”

Last half of February

This hasn’t been the most productive month I have had, but my vision in one eye is fantastic and my right eye gets operated on in a week and a half so I’m content. I did manage to keep working on my four patches for the scrappy quilt I’ve been working on. I was doingContinue reading “Last half of February”

Another Flimsy finished

I can’t believe I managed to finish one of the pattern tests I’m doing! It’s been a busy week for me. I was teaching at the Guild on Saturday. Then Tuesday my students needed an extra day of help. They are all at different stages in their quilts so I was busy with instructions forContinue reading “Another Flimsy finished”