How it breaks my heart to think about this day and recall the events that transpired. I so clearly remember where I was and what was happening. How I pray for all the loved ones passing another anniversary without their family, those who died that day, and those who have passed due to illnesses contracted … Continue reading 9-11-19
Follow up with the True Bluish finish, I got the binding done on Sunday, the label put on Monday, and it was washed and dried in no time! It's now hanging in my house/garage entry so I will see it every time I leave the house So, September, it's not going to be as slow … Continue reading Wednesday Whims and September Goals
I need to call my Wednesday posts something else because I rarely have a WIP, I usually have FOs. But FOs doesn't give the alliteration that WIPs does. Any ideas? Anywho, I have a small FO that has been hanging around since early August, when I just had to make 5 small Sunflower blocks. Evidently … Continue reading Wednesday WIP
Today's WIP is another FO, I guess I need to rename Wed's to something else. Not sure what W word would work? Today's FO is the tote bag I just HAD to make! I am away on a bus trip with my guild and I wanted to make a gift for my roomie, since the … Continue reading Wednesday not a WIP, but a DrEAMI FO!!
Life is rolling along and I am just going with the flow. Before leaving town I was able to get in the sewing room and quilt Fanny the Fancy Flamingo. I bought stretcher bars, only, now I am undecided on them. The length is shorter than I like to staple to the bars. And, they … Continue reading Wednesday WIP
I thought I would make some project bags for some guild friends who have graciously done long arm quilting on my charity tops for our guild. I searched my stash for the yardage I needed in what I thought would be colors they liked, but I came up empty. I did pull this combo together, … Continue reading Happy Independence Day!!!
Last Week's Goals: Bind Potato Peel Pie √ Bind Charity Quilt √ Make 2 pillowcases √ Charity Sew-in on Monday √ Pack lunches for kids on Wednesday √ Hair cut and eye Dr on Friday, dogs too! √ Prep backs and binding for 2 quilts √ This Week's Goals: Spring my Mom from the Hospital … Continue reading Tuesday To-Do
Seems like there is lots of charity sewing going on and not much me sewing! But it's all good, since it's for a worthy cause. Over the course of the last few months I have been starting and finishing quilts for others. What a good use of my time and a great way to hone … Continue reading WIP Wednesday-Charity update
Last Week's Goals: Finish borders on Footnote and piece a back √ Quilted and gifted! Sew Little Dresses on Wednesday X This fell by the wayside Knit on Midnattsol √ Make and sew on binding for Potato Famine Salad X I had no plans on finishing Footnote, renamed" Circle of Life", but it got done and just in time, 2 hours … Continue reading Tuesday To-Do
The guild I belong to has a lot of opportunity to sew for charitable causes. We sew pillowcases for Autistic children, baby quilts, adult quilts, dresses for children, and reuasble pads for teens. A few weeks ago I went to our sewing bee to start a new charity quilt. A 4* Hour Carpenter Star. At … Continue reading Charity Sewing