Monthly Archives: April 2008

TIF Update

I am moving forward with my April TIF piece.  I started with a square of white fabric painted yellow.     I ironed on stars cut out of freezer paper, then sponged on pink metallic paint.     I added … Continue reading

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A Little Something to Talk About

I anticipated hanging my head in shame this week over a stash report with numbers moving in the wrong direction.  One of my quilt groups had a mini shop hop planned for yesterday.  I knew I couldn’t visit three shops … Continue reading

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Blocks and Books

After my last UFO update, I headed straight into the sewing room and sewed the four corner blocks.  I knew they’d go together fast, and I just wanted to get them done.   Next I need to make sixteen flying … Continue reading

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Baby Steps

  I wanted to start making QOV blocks this week, so I pulled fabric to remind me.  In two days this is all the progress I made.     I have enough pieces cut to make two blocks.    I … Continue reading

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April TIF

“Nothing happens until something moves.” – Albert Einstein   Now that we’re three weeks into April, it’s time for me to get moving on this month’s TIF challenge.  Sharon chose “how you see change” as April’s theme.   I love … Continue reading

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UFO and Stash Updates

  I finished the last six square units, for a total of twelve, on the round robin quilt.   I did not start the corner squares, but I pulled out the fabric and the paper piecing patterns.  If I get … Continue reading

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If I Finished Quilts this Fast……

I finished another book at lunch today.  If I got through my quilting to do list as fast as I get through books I’d be one prolific quilter.   This week’s book was Making Work Work by Julie Morgenstern.  It … Continue reading

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Way Off Track

I’ve fallen behind on the TIF challenge in spite of how much I enjoy it.  March got away from me, so now I’m behind on April too.  I haven’t kept up with everyone’s posts to update their progress, which is … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash Update

I didn’t buy any fabric this week, but I came close.  I had it in my hand walking around the quilt shop yesterday then put it back.  My quilt group has a mini shop hop planned in two weeks.  I’m … Continue reading

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Another Group, Another Book

Last night I went to an organizational meeting for an Ohio Chapter of Quilts of Valor.  I’m excited to participate in such a worthwhile project for the men and women in our Armed Forces.  Several members of my husband’s family … Continue reading

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