Thursday, February 14, 2013

Happy Hallmark Day

Well I found a little motivation last night. I sewed on two of the four blocks I need to finish for a round robin I am in. I need to have these in the mail by March 1st. I also want to have my baby quilt I am making done by then also. Then I need to start cutting my lap size quilt that I am swapping with someone. Then I have my boomerang swap blocks to make. I really need to find that motivation.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013


I know it's been almost a year since my last posting. Life has sorta gotten away from me. I am wondering how do you all find your motivation. I have all these projects that I have a deadline for but I keep waiting for the last minute to finish them up. Do you do this? Help???

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Current Project Full size

I have been busy recently. I am working with a group of local ladies trying to get our local Modern Quilt Guild up and running. So with that I am trying to get a project finished so that I can have it ready for our first show and tell/meet n greet. I have about ten days or so to get the top finished up. I sure hope that I will be able to achieve it. I would love to have it completely quilted but that is pushing it since I have my mother long arm all my quilts and she lives four hours from us. I just don't see that happening especially since she squeezes all my quilts in between her commissioned quilts. I won't push my luck since they are paying customers and I am not. I haven't worked on anything else but this quilt. What do you think of it?

Sunday, April 8, 2012

Happy Easter

Today is Easter one of my very favorite holidays. I think because my family didn't make such a big deal about it when I was growing up. We did the church thing and occasionally colored eggs but that was it. I really try to make it a fun special day for my kids.

Well I have been working on all kinds of projects. I need to finish up some of these quilts instead of starting new ones. I did finish up a rag quilt yesterday. I just need to wash it. It's a baby quilt but not your typical theme. I made one about six months ago for my nephews baby. I wanted to make it with the "hunting/fishing" theme so I used those fabrics. Well I guess the quilt was a HUGE hit with all the friends of my nephew and his girlfriend. She asked me if I would make her one for her friend who is due in June.

I did start a quilt today for my daughters best friend whom we call daughter #2. It is a diamond shape design with black background. I am using bright colors for the diamond pattern. They should really pop with the black background.

I need to finish my bowtie quilt, the granny square one, decide on if I am going to sew up the squares for a mystery quilt I cut fabric for, finish cutting and make my best friend her quilt and of course continue to work on my hexi english paper piecing.

I am attaching a pic of the baby quilt, let me know what you think?

Thursday, March 29, 2012

WIP Wednesday

So I decided that I didn't want poor quality fabric in my EPP hexi quilt. I spent today separating out the good quality and poor quality. Boy do I need to get moving on this quilt.

I need to finish up a baby rag quilt that I am making for my kids cousin.

I need to finish up the bowtie quilt for my friends raffle for Autism.

I have the fabric cut up for the granny squares quilt.

I have fabric cut for a mystery quilt.

I need to finish cutting fabric for best friends bowtie quilt.

I need motivation and sleep so off to bed I go ...have a wonderful night

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Granny Squares

I have to thank Mrs Katy over at for posting this tutorial on the granny squares. I am a fairly confidant quilter as I have only been doing this for a few years. She has made this so easy to make. If I can make them anyone can. I like to give her a big thank you.

 ok I know I got two green squares together and I fixed it on the next blocks but they turned out great. I am making mine with a scrappy look with Kona "snow". This quilt with be beautiful. Again thank you

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

WIP Wednesday

Well I thought I would join people in over-viewing the projects I am currently working on. I worked on basting for my hand hexagon quilt tonight. Yesterday I finished up gathering and making the blocks for a rag quilt now just need to sew together then the tough part of cutting the "ragginess". Have all fabric cut to finish bowtie quilt for SIL and still working on cutting fabric for bowtie quilt for bff. Oh and this past weekend I did both Jan and Feb BOM. We went to my mothers and she helped me. Sometimes I get easily confused by patterns.