Monthly Archives: December 2012

January Short List

No fabric in or out last week. I didn’t have the energy to go to the quilt shop sale, and I didn’t need anything. I’m probably better off for that. The numbers for the year are OK. I would have … Continue reading

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Surprise Finish

I don’t know what it’s like where you live, but around here everyone is sick. There are a couple different bugs going around. Some people have the headache/nausea thing going, while others have the cough/congestion version. I can’t remember a … Continue reading

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Holiday Wishes

Merry Christmas! Wishing you a safe and happy holiday. It’s the perfect day to share a couple gift related links. Until the end of the year, you can sign up for Artella’s Mystery Muse program. The details and the sign … Continue reading

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Thinking Fabric

I can’t imagine having time before a big holiday to fabric shop. No fabric in this week, but no fabric out either. I’m still on track to finish the binding on the Fig Tree quilt this year, which is one … Continue reading

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‘Tis The Season

It’s hard to believe a week this close to Christmas could suck so bad, but the Universe truly outdid itself. Rather than focus on that, here’s one of the bright spots of the week. One of the guys at work … Continue reading

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Around the Blocks

Sometimes you just need to decide to do something and power through it. I was determined to finish these blocks the other night. They’re laid out like they’ll be in the quilt. I like it quite a lot, even more … Continue reading

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Party Week

Between all of us, we had four Christmas parties this week. Yesterday I went to assisted living for my mom’s party, which was lots of fun. All the residents received a gift and a box of chocolates. There was a … Continue reading

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I’d Rather Be Sewing

This is what took up most of the last two nights.   I didn’t find all of the ornaments.  Putting them in several boxes must have seemed like a good idea when we took the tree down last year, but … Continue reading

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It’s All a Blur

What is it about the holidays?  This week went so fast.  I know I was busy, but I have no idea where the time went.  I pinned some blocks on the still nameless quilt and worked on the Fig Tree … Continue reading

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Short List Update

I’ve stumbled a little after starting strong.  In the first few days I finished the charity quilt and hung my mom’s Sunbonnet Sue quilt in her room. The lighting is bad, but you get the idea. I also looked for … Continue reading

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