Monthly Archives: May 2008

Moving Past March

I finally finished the March TIF challenge themed “the little things”.  The block did not go as planned.  My original design called for stamped images in all the different sections, with white space between each color change.  It took me … Continue reading

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Where the Long Weekend Went

I’d love to say I spent all yesterday sewing, but I never touched my machine.  I’m always amazed when weekends and holidays fly by before I get to everything I want to do.  So where did I spend my time? … Continue reading

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Sunday Report

We just got back in town after a busy trip to see family.  The high gas prices must have kept people home because traffic was light both ways.   I didn’t get to sew yet this weekend, but I did use … Continue reading

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Trimmed and Ready

I got my sewing act together and finished the last four flying geese blocks.  I also sewed the two strippy blocks I need for the next quilt group meeting in a couple weeks.     The next time you see … Continue reading

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Back to Books

Two more books went back to the library last week.   The first was Remember Me? By Sophie Kinsella.  My library has this one on the new release shelf.  It’s a story about a woman that loses all memories of … Continue reading

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Quilt Group Work Day

I spent Sunday afternoon with one of my quilt groups sewing strippy blocks.  Everyone brought strips from their stash that we combined into a community pile.  We all grabbed a handful and started sewing.  The group used up all my … Continue reading

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All Updates

  I finished eight more flying geese blocks this week, leaving four more to go.  I’m excited to see what the quilt will look like with the next border attached.  We’ll see if this motivates me to get those last four blocks pieced … Continue reading

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Why Meetings Count

  I never know what will inspire me.  Inspiration often comes out of nowhere, like a soft breeze on a calm summer day, swirling around me and bringing me a smile.  The most unusual things will catch my attention and … Continue reading

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Progress Review

In January I listed some new habits I wanted to adopt during 2008.  It’s time to review where I’m at so I can plan how to use all that free time I’ll have this summer.   First, I wanted to … Continue reading

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Stash Report and Long Overdue UFO Update

First, Happy Mother’s Day!  Do something special for yourself today.   A couple weeks have passed since I posted a UFO update.  I have worked on it, more some days than others.  I finished four of the flying geese units … Continue reading

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