Sunday, February 7, 2016

FNwF and more...

After work, therapy and a little cleaning I thought I'd sit down before sewing.  A few mindless computer games and a little TV watching in a comfortable recliner .... I fell asleep. So FNwF happened on Saturday.

This is the same quilt I worked on last month but there's a bit more done.  I have 20 of the 42 blocks complete.

I've also been working on wool Valentine projects from the Woolkeeper click HERE.

I have just a little stitching the mat so far.  I can't wait to get back to stitching after laundry today.  I hope to finish the mat and get started on the hanging.  There are also two new St Patrick /March kits.  I love Kathy's patterns and kits; the directions are great, every piece of wool is labelled and there's always enough wool to complete the project.

I joined the Neighborhood Block Party.  If you would like to join in the fun visit Irene at 
Hilachas for the details- click HERE.  Then join Ida at My Sister Made me do it... to link up your house block.  Click HERE

I'd like to wish you all a 
Happy Valentine's Day! 
The hearts above are soaps from Christi at  Hand Made in Colorado click HERE.
Her soaps smell wonderful and her Haut Chocolat is amazing.


Friday, February 5, 2016


Just a quick note......

It's early Friday morning and I'm at work - I can't wait to get home and start sewing! 

Remember to stop by Cheryll's Gone Stitchin' FNwF links to see all the projects and get inspired. Click HERE.

See you tonight!

Saturday, January 9, 2016



I just sat down to sew some more but remembered its Saturday and I needed to post for FNwF.  Please click HERE to follow the links to see what everyone has been working on.  Thank you Cheryll for hosting

Friday afternoon I went to a friends house and she helped me pin this quilt for my great nephew who was born earlier this week.  My sister (grandma) wanted me to do something sporty.  I also pinned a quilt a quilt for my daughter.  I hope to quilt the one here on Sunday.

I also am working on  Mystery 2015.  I completed the first eleven months and the twelfth month is as much work as all the previous months together!  Right now I'm adding a red a white three patch to two of the sides of a nine patch.  The squares end up to be bigger the a 25 patch in the end and I think it will be queen sized.  I hope to have it finished by next FNwF....

I'll stop by tomorrow (Sunday in the US) for a visit while working on laundry.
Looking forward to seeing all the great projects!


Thursday, January 7, 2016

FNwF coming Friday

Don't forget to join Cheryll and friends at Gone Stitchin' this Friday night for a sew in.  Then on Saturday and Sunday follow the links to see all the interesting projects that were worked on.

Thanks Cheryll for hosting!

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Santa Sack Swap

OH MY!  Look at all the BEAUTIFUL items Santa Theresa brought me this year.  I must have been really good or Theresa was just extra special.

Where to start..............

I received this beautiful bag from Kim Diehl fabrics (I like her fabrics and Theresa remembered)

A gorgeous stocking (which is now hung on my mantle)

A wool Santa runner, so cute!, a scissor keep - I've never had one before, a seam ripper - which was used too much this weekend (I lost mine), a tape measure, ladybug cutter, Kim Diehl panel, an OTT light, a punch needle pattern ( I just learned how to do that) and of course tasty treats. 
And look at this gorgeous OWL!!!, she's such a lady.

Thank you so much Theresa for all the wonderful gifts and thank you Cheryll for running such a great swap.
Merry Christmas!

Sunday, June 7, 2015

FNwF and Santa Sack Swap

I started my Friday working but I got off early and my sewing weekend began!

Friday I spent a delightful  afternoon with Jinny at a quilt shop and of course we both just had to by fabric and other goodies.  Why is it so much more fun to start a project than finish one......

Friday evening I did some prep work for a wool class I took on Saturday.  It's a design by Kathy Wall and you can visit her at her shop on line Woolkeeper by clicking HERE.

As you can see I finished the cover but today I'm going to work on the pages.  Labels are included so you can keep track of all the different needles.  Maybe I'll keep myself organized!

To see what all the other FNwF (click HERE) are up to visit Cheryll at Gone Stitchin' by clicking HERE.

I also joined Cheryll and friends for the Santa Swap Sack she hosts.  This will be my fourth year joining in on the fun.  It's open until June 9th so click HERE for information.

I've already started getting in the Christmas spirit by making ornaments.  I made these in a 'Make and Take' class by Kathy Wall of Woolkeeper (HERE)

I know there must be a way to rotate the picture but????

Laundry is calling and I want to visit all the other blogs on FNwF.

Happy Stitching!

Saturday, January 31, 2015

A Lovely Year of Finishes....January

I met my goals for this month - Both my wall hangings are finished!

(see post below for pattern info)

Click here to join the finishes party and see the projects that were completed this month.

A Lovely Year of Finishes
 This month has been difficult with my dad in the hospital.  He had just been released into rehab a few days ago but tonight he is back in the hospital with congestive heart failure...