Sunday, March 2, 2014

Here is my finished Celtic mystery

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Just finished the Bonnie Hunter Celtic Mystery. I can't wait to put the boarders on tomorrow.

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

What a Year

It has now been a year sense Wonder bread closed it's doors, And once again we have prevailed. 
DH was out of work for 3 months, before taking a position with Brink's security. He is doing OTR for them and is gone most of the time. We are hoping to find something else. so he can be home every night.
This is really all leading up to having something to do with quilting. I promise.
As many of you may remember we were smack dab in the middle of remodeling my sewing room last year when this all happened with wonder Bread. 
Needless to say, the remodel was put and hold and still remains as such.  The sheet rock is all up, but it needs to be mudded. We are not very good at this and the intent was to hire someone to finish that part.
To make matters worse, My Mother has asked that I please get my sewing things out of her storage shed, because she needs the room. A fair request by the way. She has let me use it without any charge.
Sooo.... I am moving things into the sewing room without the wall being finished.
It is going together great. Just ignore the unfinished walls as I post my progress.  I will show the before pics and the Now pics for each area as I complete it over the next few months.
I have put up the cutting area. and the Fat quarter wall.

Before:

            

Remodel: 

           

Now:

                           
Later today or tomorrow, FED EX will be delivering two cup modules that will go where you see the laundry basket.
I will post when they get here, and I get the fabric in them.
I am getting excited,  I am set up enough that today, I will sew on the Bonnie Hunt Mystery.
Have a wonder First day of the Year everyone.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

I hope that everyone out there has found me again.  I have had some issues with webring redirecting my site.  I hope that it has been resolved. If you visit, leave a comment so I know I am visible again.


Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Happy October everyone!!!!
  It is good to be back.  I have been way too busy as of the last year. Things are beginning to settle down for me and I hope to get back to quilting real soon. I have not had much time to blog. I can't believe that a years has almost passed sense my last post. I have a few new thing but not much. This weekend, I will have to down load photos so  you can all see what I have done the last year.

Sunday, November 18, 2012

Thanksgiving: What are you thankful for this year

I would like to see everyone write a post on what you are thankful for this past year.
I am thankful  that I have a roof over my head
I am thankful that I have my family here with me.
I am thankful that I live in the USA.
I am thankful that I have a job.
I am thankful for my sons
I am thankful for a loving husband
and I thank God for all that I have
on the lighter side:.....
I  am thankful that I have a fabric stash so that I can continue to quit.
I am thankful that I have two groups of quilting friends.  (all of you at QCA and My ladies in Patches and peace makers)
May God bless each and every one of you this holiday season.

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

scrappy quilt gift

I have a neat story to share with you all tonight:
We have a lady in our quilt group. Her name is Kay.
She makes scrappy quilts on her serger. She doesn't use her sewing machine except for binding. and her long arm for quilting. she has made hundreds of these quilts.  she has been with us a little over a year and I know that she has made15 scene then.  She had mentioned one night that she was reaching the end of her scrapes. I got to thinking about all the scraps that I have. Now those of you who know me,know that I will never use my them.  I went to the storage shed(yes everything is still in storage) and brought her one of the very large totes of scraps.  she was so excited.  Tonight at our monthly meeting during show and tell, She showed a lap size quilt made out of some of the scraps that I had given her.  After showing it to everyone, she brought it to me and said. "this is for you so that you will have a memory of all the quilts you have made.  I darn near burst into tears. It is wonderful. And I will use it well.


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