My goal was to make a table topper each month by piecing the project 1 month and quilting it the next. I did fairly well, only slacking in the last quarter. January: Grandmother's Sewing Basket February: Hearts March: Rhubarb Crisp April: Easter Eggs May: Osage d' Rue June: Freedom July: Christmas In July Winter Whimsy … Continue reading Monthly Table Toppers 2018
No, I am not endeavoring to finish all these items for my To-Do Tuesday! I am joining in with Judy on this upcoming year's challenge. She will draw a number each month and that will correspond to one of my items listed. I must endeavor to finish that goal in the month. As you can … Continue reading To-Do Tuesday: 12 in 2019
The days seem to be flying right now, not sure why it feels different. Maybe because there are imminent events coming at me quickly? Nov-Dec will be a whirlwind, so I better prepare now for the rapid fire. I still need to work on the remaining Churn Dash blocks for Mini Dashing. All the Star … Continue reading Wednesday WIPs and Wait Loss
Tuesday was a busy day. I had my parents come up for a flight out of Indy, so I started a roast early on. I did 4 loads of laundry throughout the day. Started on a quilt project, made the rest of dinner, then drove them to the airport. But what was most fun was … Continue reading Wednesday WIPs and Wait Loss
Where are my weeks going? Well, goofing off and crafting. This week it is intense knitting as I try to get my niece's shawl done before her wedding this weekend. The shawl plays no part in the wedding, I just want to gift it to her since I will see her, at her wedding. LOL. … Continue reading Wednesday? Again?
OK, I’m done!! Notice anything wrong with this top? I’ll wait..... Bingo! Lower left corner, Hour Glass block is turned the wrong way!!! Gah! I was trying to get the blocks sewn together before I traveled to my hometown for a visit. OK, hair cut. Yes I drive 3 hours for a hair cut every … Continue reading Wednesday Wait Loss
Linkng with: Moving it Forward Maker’s Monday Design Wall Bambi Monday Making When camping goes wrong. We got two of these chairs for our wedding ......25 years ago!!! Wonder if I can return it?
Wednesday was lit! I cast on another afghan square, and I did enough quilting to get 2 projects closer to done! #1 Rue d' Osage!!! I finally got it quilted! It took me 3 days of filling in lines with my walking foot. I tried to do some FMQ with rulers, but it was a … Continue reading Productive Day!
Photo from the book Simple Whatnots, Kindle version The first time I saw this pattern I knew I wanted to make it. I auditioned lots of reds and thought I had a very scrappy plan. But then I chickened out and went with 4 fabrics instead of 12. I am using the plaid at top, … Continue reading Scarlet Stars, Monthly Table Topper for August