Weekly Goals and To-Do Tuesday #103

I’ll be linking up with To-Do Tuesday which is being hosted by Linda from Texas Quilt Gal and making sure I go see what everyone else is planning for the upcoming week. Last To-Do list: 1. Keep working on my hand quilting and EPP projects. Made some progress. 2. Get my project for Here ComesContinue reading “Weekly Goals and To-Do Tuesday #103”

June One Monthly Goal Check In

In April, (the last time I set an OMG) I had a goal to make one complete quilt, plan another, and if I can get to the studio, quilt one UFO on the long arm before I headed to Alberta for my great granddaughter’s memorial service. It didn’t happen for so many reasons; too busyContinue reading “June One Monthly Goal Check In”

A Fun TQPM Test Finished

Baby Buttercup was finished February 6th. The finished size is 46 3/8” x 59 7/8”. Donna Westerkamp wrote this pattern. It is well written and contains clear instructions and diagrams. It will be in the July edition of The Quilt Pattern Magazine. It is a quick, fairly easy pattern and Donna had it done inContinue reading “A Fun TQPM Test Finished”

Weekly Goals and To-Do Tuesday #102

I’ll be linking up with To-Do Tuesday which is being hosted by Linda from Texas Quilt Gal and making sure I go see what everyone else is planning for the upcoming week. Last To-Do list: 1. Keep working on my hand quilting and EPP projects. Made some progress. 2. Try to get my project forContinue reading “Weekly Goals and To-Do Tuesday #102”

Best Package Ever!

Happy mail! This was in my mail when I checked this morning and I am so excited to check it out. Have you heard of Prairie Spirit Alpacas? This company is 100% Canadian and is a family run business based in Millarville, Alberta. They raise their Huacaya alpacas and produce yarn, socks, insoles, duvets, roving,Continue reading “Best Package Ever!”

Weekly Goals and To-Do Tuesday #100

I’ll be linking up with To-Do Tuesday which is being hosted by Linda from Texas Quilt Gal. This is my 100th ToDo post. I started writing them when Roseanne and Sue from Home Sewn By Us was hosting it. I can’t believe my last link up was April 17th. So much has happened since then,Continue reading “Weekly Goals and To-Do Tuesday #100”

Weekly Goals and To-Do Tuesday #98

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. Monday take DH to a doctor’s appointment and the go to the Guild for a meetingContinue reading “Weekly Goals and To-Do Tuesday #98”

Another TQPM Pattern Test

In September I volunteered to do a pattern test for The Quilt Pattern Magazine of “Urban Stars”, written by Barbara Douglas for a finished 54 1/2” square quilt. This pattern is in the February edition of the magazine. I pulled and pressed some batik fabrics from my stash, printed the pattern and templates, and cutContinue reading “Another TQPM Pattern Test”

Patterns I’ve Enjoyed Making From a Great Designer

I’ve had some fun over the past weeks doing some Pattern Testing for Sandra Healy Designs and indulging in some of her other fun patterns. The first I did was the Cardinal block which became the centre medallion for my SAHRR. I’m on my final border for this quilt as I’m writing this. Then IContinue reading “Patterns I’ve Enjoyed Making From a Great Designer”

Weekly Goals and To-Do Tuesday #95

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. I’ve started assembling a top now. 😄 2.Continue reading “Weekly Goals and To-Do Tuesday #95”

In The Woods a Pattern by Gail Sheppard

At the beginning of October I noticed that Gail from Quilting Gail had written some new patterns so I offered to do some testing for her. I printed the pattern read the directions and then started checking for fabric in my stash. I found this one, Glengarry Manor by Deborah Edwards of Northcott Fabrics, andContinue reading “In The Woods a Pattern by Gail Sheppard”

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 #94

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 #94”

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”

The Final Day on the Polar Bear Plunge Blog Hop – My Turn!

First of all I’d like to thank Joan from Moosestash Quilting for hosting this month’s hop with such a fun theme. I’m not sure which is my favourite for winter quilts; polar bears, penguins or snowmen! It was easy for me to know what I wanted to share on the hop, because I had madeContinue reading “The Final Day on the Polar Bear Plunge Blog Hop – My Turn!”

Weekly Goals and To-Do Tuesday #90

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 #90”

Sew Much Fun!

Recently I had an opportunity to do a pattern test for a designer I’ve really enjoyed getting to know by seeing some of her sweet blocks on another blogger’s site. Thanks Wendy 😉) I printed my pattern, read it over twice and then started cutting my fabrics. This pattern was well written and easy toContinue reading “Sew Much Fun!”

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”

Weekly Goals and To-Do Tuesday #89

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 #89”

I Love Thursday #63

While most of us found 2021 to be a trying year there were some incredible highs and lows. Personally I experienced being on Wildfire Evacuation Alert which had me sewing almost non stop and taking a break to go outside to watch the helicopters picking up water from the river in front of our homeContinue reading “I Love Thursday #63”