Monthly Archives: January, 2011

Quilting and books


I stayed up until 1AM this morning working on a customers quilt and I am sure tired today. I love it when I get a quilt finished and ready for another beauty to work on. I am currently listening to an audio book on my MP3 play…’To Kill a Mockingbird’…great book. I have watched the …

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Fabric Galore


As I said in my last post, I went to my friends house and collected the fabric that she had. My friend passed away a couple of years ago and her husband was clearing out my friends sewing room. I am talking several hundred dollars worth of fabric, kits and patterns. All this will be …

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Fabric from a friend


My friend Jeannette passed away 2 years ago and her friendship and talents have been missed. Her husband wants me to come over today and get the rest of her fabric. She wanted her fabric to go to the quilt club. So I will go get it and divide it in sections for different members …

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Threads all clipped and….


¬†Somedays things just seem to take forever to do. I did some final stitching on the house quilt…spots I missed then I took it off the machine.¬† Next I had to put the roast in the oven and wondered why I just didn’t put it in the crock pot this morning????? Then the grandkids got …

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Another quilt done…more in line


I love it…I just finished the house quilt and it turned out pretty good. Now I will load up a lovely brown/gold quilt. I haven’t decided how to quilt it yet…but once I get it out and look at it for a while I will get some inspiration. How do you get your inspiration?

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Aw shucks…no quilting today


I tried and tried but today being Monday I didn’t get anytime to do any quilting but will make up for it tomorrow. On Mondays I write my weekly column in our local newspaper which takes up my mornings. Then I did a trip to the beauty shop…which does both the soul and the ego …

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Soooo much to do


This is a pic of a wall hanging I finished a couple of weeks ago. The maker did superb work with her piecing and hand applique’…my job was easy…quilting it and a joy to quilt it. Today I have been busy finishing up a charming hand pieced quilt. The blocks are all ‘houses’. I enjoy …

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New pics of quilts


Yep, I did figure it out on how to put some of the quilt pics on the blog. Hope you enjoy. Life is surely good.

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A brand New Year with big plans


I started on my friends quilts today. She tells me she has over 20 of them to do…wow. I will work on them for a couple of days then go back to my customer quilts, that gives me a change of pace. I am having an issue with one quilt that I want to put …

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