I went home last week to attend the going away luncheon of a friend. Her husband was promoted and transferred to a new job in Missouri. She is the 2nd of our PTA moms group to move away, I was the first. I didn't want to go empty handed, so I knew a cosmetic case… Continue reading Cosmetic Cases Make the Best Gifts
I don't live on Rue d'Avignon, but I sure do love the Rue d'Avignon line from Connecting Threads! I used it to make the table topper Bee-U-tiful. This is the 5th table topper this year, the 4th from the same book. Top three are finished, bottom two are not. Pie Birds will be… Continue reading Rue d’Osage
For May my OMG is to sandwich, quilt, and bind Pie Birds. I will look at Log Cabin Courthouse Step tops to get an idea of quilting styles. I am going to back and bind this in the brown used for the Flying Geese units. I am thinking about using a brown thread for the… Continue reading May OMG, Sewing Challenges, Monthly Table Topper
My April OMG was to finish the sashing and borders for Peacock. Done!!! And I even made it larger than originally planned! My Sewing Goals: 2 Cosmetic Cases for a lovely young lady who is getting married. Actually I made 8 cases total! A jewelry case that Jeep Girl wants for traveling. Not yet,… Continue reading April OMG, Sewing Goals, Monthly Table Topper Wrap Up
Pie Birds saw some action since the missing fabric arrived Tuesday. Wednesday night I cut out flying geese and the pieces for the setting triangles. I am making 4 full blocks and 6 half blocks to lengthen the table topper. In my brain I knew what needed to be done, but that doesn't mean I was… Continue reading Friday Almost Finish
Pie Birds? Just what is a Pie Bird. Is a Chicken a Pie Bird? A Bunny? Evidently anything can be a Pie Bird. My Pie Bird is not of a ceramic variety, it is all fiber! You can't imagine how I fudged and finagled to get this "scrappy" block pieced. Random my patootie! You know Random… Continue reading Pie Birds
So Pie Birds. I have wanted to make this for a few months. It got shuffled out and finally this month I am determined to make it. I was buying and hoarding some reds and navy blues to use for this project. Only, the more I thought about it, the more I liked the way… Continue reading Another Change of Mind!
And I don't have to go out of town tonight or tomorrow!! Can I get a Whoop Whoop for that? LOL You can't imagine how happy I am! We have been gone the last 4 weekends. Fun things took us away, cruise and weddings, but at some point you want to be stationary! OK, on… Continue reading It’s Friday!!!