Today I am either snowed in or attending the Indiana Heritage Quilt Show with a quilting friend*. We were sewing at our Little Dresses for Africa event on Monday when she brought up the subject of going. I'm game, as long as the weather doesn't prevent us. We had a good crew on Monday, We ended … Continue reading Friday FO
Before February and thoughts of the Love month hit I was smitten with a table runner I saw. I went on an Odyssey to find the pattern. I finally tracked it to Tyger & Ting. Thankfully they had a digital English version! I gathered my fabrics, printed the hearts, and traced them on interfacing. All 34 … Continue reading Wednesday WIPs and FO
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
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