Introducing Nora Bear

This is another pattern test for The Quilt Pattern Magazine. It will be published in the November 2021 edition of the magazine. The finished size is 44 1/2” square so it’s a nice size for a baby quilt or wall hanging. The pattern is written by Donna Westerkamp. I printed the templates and pattern forContinue reading “Introducing Nora Bear”

My Turn on the Ghastly Ghouls Blog Hop

Thank you to Carol from Just Let Me Quilt for hosting the spooky Ghastly Ghouls Blog Hop this month. I had to jump in to do this hop once I realized it would fit in with a project I’ve had in mind for some of my grandkids and great grandkids. Fabrics were pulled and someContinue reading “My Turn on the Ghastly Ghouls Blog Hop”

Pattern Testing Feather Chain

I was very fortunate to be asked by Gail Sheppard who you might know by her blog name Quilting Gail to do a pattern test for her. Of course I was thrilled and started pulling fabrics. I was not satisfied with the first pull and switched out fabrics. I was thinking of a subtle fallContinue reading “Pattern Testing Feather Chain”

Ghastly Ghouls Blog Hop

Thank you to Carol from Just Let Me Quilt for hosting the spooky Ghastly Ghouls Blog Hop this month. Here’s the calendar of participants who are preparing some spooky fun for our viewing pleasure; OCTOBER 18 Creatin’ in the SticksInflorescenceSamelia’s MumSongbird DesignsInk TorrentsOCTOBER 19Moosestash QuiltingJust Sew QuilterQuilted DelightsWebsterquiltPatchouli Moon Studio OCTOBER 20 ScrapdashHomespun Hannah’s BlogElizabethContinue reading “Ghastly Ghouls Blog Hop”

Weekly Goals and To-Do Tuesday #78

I’ll be linking up with To-Do Tuesday which is now hosted by Texas Quilt Gal! I’m looking forward to seeing what everyone else is working on or have finished and can’t believe I missed posting last week. I had to go help a friend who was having surgery, but also managed a couple of daysContinue reading “Weekly Goals and To-Do Tuesday #78”

My Day on the Seaside Adventure Row Along

This has been one of my favourite Blog Hops to participate in. This year it is especially poignant as the Quilting World lost Marian Pena March 15, 2021. Her Row Along was the first I had ever joined and she was so wonderful to work with. She taught me via email to create links andContinue reading “My Day on the Seaside Adventure Row Along”

Oh Look, An Inner Squirrel Party

Be sure to mark your calendar for the “Oh Look, An Inner Squirrel Party” on Friday, October 29th. Darlene and Sally are hosting this fun Blog Hop at Creative Lattitude and will be sharing more info on their blog. If your Inner Squirrel would like to take over your blog that day and participate asContinue reading “Oh Look, An Inner Squirrel Party”

Declutter to Destash Challenge

Kim and Tom, over at Feel Good Fibers, are once again hosting their Declutter to Destash Challenge. It begins October 7th, and if you officially sign up, there are prizes! I can just imagine the fun, sharing common goals to clean, clear out and finish some projects with another on line bunch of like mindedContinue reading “Declutter to Destash Challenge”

More Happy Mail!

On Thursday last week I received an email that a parcel was waiting for pick up at the post office. I had to go to town to get DH’s meds and do a couple of errands so I headed out. Unfortunately I was later leaving so went by the post office at lunch. Then everythingContinue reading “More Happy Mail!”

Weekly Goals and To-Do Tuesday #77

I’ll be linking up with To-Do Tuesday which is now hosted by Texas Quilt Gal! I’m looking forward to seeing what everyone else is working on or have finished. Last week’s list: 1. Keep progressing my scrappy leader – ender project. Some Progress 2. Play with the pile of orphan blocks to see if IContinue reading “Weekly Goals and To-Do Tuesday #77”

My PHD in September

Gail from Quilting Gail introduced me to her PHD Challenge and Tracker. I love being held accountable and keeping track of my projects and Gail’s tracker sure helps. In spite of spending so many days preparing/training for and working our federal election I managed to have a good month sewing wise. I finished 2 differentContinue reading “My PHD in September”

September Block Report

September was a busy month for me with working for Canada Elections, but I did manage to get some sewing time, so here’s my count: Previous YTD Count: 495 blocks September Blocks: Let your Star Shine #2 – 4 blocks Let Your Star Shine #3 – 4 blocks Roxy’s bed – 4 Falling Star LapContinue reading “September Block Report”

September OMG Check In

September is done already? Was your month a good one? On a personal note I was busy this month with working for Federal Elections. The 12 – 14 hour days at the polling station, and days of travelling and training, which meant my time with my machines and fabric was limited. I did have aContinue reading “September OMG Check In”

Weekly To-Do and Goals #76

My Weekly Goals – To Do Tuesday #76 I’ll be linking up with To-Do Tuesday will is now hosted by Texas Quilt Gal! I’m looking forward to seeing what everyone else is working on or have finished. Last week’s list: 1. Monday – Supervise 5 polling desks in one station from 6:00 am until theContinue reading “Weekly To-Do and Goals #76”