May OMG Check In

My first goal was to get this quilt finished for my granddaughter to gift to her best friend. The push for me to travel to the studio was hearing my DIL and grands will be in Alberta this week. Done and mailed! The quilt was made from a pattern, Waltzing With Bears by Sandra fromContinue reading “May OMG Check In”

Another Week @ Quilt Schmilt

My Weekly Goals – To Do Tuesday #58 Chris at Chris Knits is now hosting the weekly To-Do linky party and it’s always fun to go see what everyone has done and are planning To-Do. Last week’s (actually 2 weeks ago) list: I missed posting last week. I was at the studio with only limited internet soContinue reading “Another Week @ Quilt Schmilt”

Another Week of Goals, Stitching Time and Stash Reports

My Weekly Goals – To Do Tuesday #52 Chris at Chris Knits is now hosting the weekly To-Do linky party. I enjoy seeing how everyone is using the party to keep projects moving along. Last week’s list: 1. Get Delaney’s quilt and my SAHRR on the list for the next studio trip. Just waiting until I canContinue reading “Another Week of Goals, Stitching Time and Stash Reports”

Last Week in Review

My Weekly Goals – To Do Tuesday #47 Chris at Chris Knits has stepped in To-Do the weekly linky party. Have you had a chance to go see what everyone is working on? Last week’s list: 1. Finish the Eagle Quilt. Quilting is finished. It’s squared up and ready for binding. Finished size is 100”Continue reading “Last Week in Review”

Friday Finish

I finally finished picking stitches out of the Eagle Quilt today. In between picking out stitches I played with another baby quilt on my Janome. Just a quick little panel quilt with some simple borders that I started years ago and just recently found 😳 I did some outline of the sweet water creatures andContinue reading “Friday Finish”

December OMG

December? Already? How can it be that this year full of craziness, drama, sorrow and some joy, too, is almost over? In some ways it has gone on and on, but in others, I did not get as much done as I wanted. 😉 Having OMG lists linked up with Patty at Elm Street QuiltsContinue reading “December OMG”

2020 FAL Q4 List

Can you believe we are in the final quarter of the year that keeps giving? What other October surprises are we to experience? For my goals this quarter I am trying to keep it minimalized. 1. Complete the 5 pattern tests I am committed to. 2. Do 2 Commissions; a summer quilted duvet cover andContinue reading “2020 FAL Q4 List”

To Do Tuesday

Another week starting with more snow! I just keep reminding myself spring is coming! I realized that with the onset of Covid Brain, I hadn’t written many/any posts or managed to concentrate on anything so I decided to spend some time talking with old friends, reading (don’t ask me what I read. I deleted theContinue reading “To Do Tuesday”

February OMG

We all know that February is a short month with not as much time to get those goals met. Most of us have those Valentine or Easter projects that need to be done and gifted. In keeping with that I have a project in mind; Start working on a design for a tshirt quilt forContinue reading “February OMG”

January In Review

I’m not quite sure where the month went, but it’s over! I did have some success this month with some sweet finishes. First was a pattern for The Quilt Pattern Magazine. It turned out beautifully and here’s a peak at the fabrics. This will be shown in the spring. By then I might have itContinue reading “January In Review”

2020 Finishalong

This year the finish along is on Instagram and is using hashtags to enter lists and finishes. #2020FALQ1List I’m not sure if I can teach myself to use Instagram before this first quarter starts, but I can do my list: 1. Finish piecing the Mosaic Mystery QAL and get all of the borders on it.Continue reading “2020 Finishalong”

July OMG

The month is starting with sunny blue skies and warm winds blowing! It’s a great way to start the month after having a rainy, dreary month in June. For this month I have 3 patterns to test: 2 full size quilts (54″ x 74″ and 88 1/2″ x 88 1/2″) and one runner/placemat set! HowContinue reading “July OMG”

March OMG

Can you believe it’s March already? The month of Leprechauns and sweet new green shoots starting to appear. Spring always makes me smile and just get happy! This one is coming in like a lion with bitter cold days interspersed with snowy ones! Global Warming, you say? This months OMG List is a manageable one:Continue reading “March OMG”

February Block Count, UFO’s and Finishes

It was not a great month for sewing with so many doctor’s appointments and tests for DH and myself both. I was also trying to unpack, sort and set up our cute little apartment. I did become obsessed with checking emails and Facebook for pictures and updates on Ryan’s expected little one. It was alsoContinue reading “February Block Count, UFO’s and Finishes”

Happy Monday

What a whirlwind few days we’ve had! I haven’t had a chance to make the three additional blocks I need for Levi, my on his way now, third great grandchild. They are at the hospital now and the waiting has begun! And yes, it was slipped that baby is a boy and his first nameContinue reading “Happy Monday”

Storm at Sea

Did any of you follow the Getaway Blog Hop sponsored by Island Batiks and hosted by all of the Island Batik Ambassadors? I have and have been absolutely blown away by so many creative and inspirational people. For several years I have been wanting to create a Storm at Sea quilt. The movement and intricateContinue reading “Storm at Sea”

One Monthly Goal

I was able to meet my January goal of getting some bags and pouches done to get myself organized. I also got caught up with my Quiltville Good Fortune Mystery Quilt. Can I do the same in February? I do have several town trips for doctors appointments and a trip to Kelowna for the MSContinue reading “One Monthly Goal”

January UFO & WIP Link Up

Today I am pleased to be able to link up with Julie’s link up on the Crafty Quilter blog. I managed to finish 3 more project bags to get myself organized in spite of having to make an unplanned trip to Vancouver, British Columbia to see about a life altering treatment for DH. I know,Continue reading “January UFO & WIP Link Up”

Had to Join the Elves!

While surfing and reading blogs this morning, I came across this! What a fun idea to keep on track for a fun and stress free Christmas. It also works hand in hand with my 2019 Plan to get my UFO List down to nothing and my Projects To Do List done. I’m in for sure!Continue reading “Had to Join the Elves!”