Monthly Archives: June 2014

A Few More Sewn Strips

I finally made it into the sewing room last night and finished sewing all the strips together.     With mom still in ICU I spend a lot of time running back and forth to the hospital. The three two-hour … Continue reading

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A Challenging Week

I wish I had crazy creative pictures of quilts to post, but I’ve spent the week at the hospital. The hardware holding mom’s leg together broke. She didn’t even fall, the metal just snapped. Who’da thought? And since we can’t … Continue reading

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A Few Sewn Strips

It’s a sad showing, but all I have for the week.   I didn’t buy anything (good news). I couldn’t have sewn more than 10 minutes this week (bad news). It wouldn’t be so bad if I could say that … Continue reading

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Start Of The Fat Quarter Challenge

Sometimes you just have to start a project and see where it goes. I raided the scrap bins and pulled this stack of strips. I added a few strips cut from the dreaded non-matching fat quarters. When in doubt, add … Continue reading

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A June Finish

Winter Rain moved to the finished pile last night. I thought about adding more beads until I realized they don’t show once you’re more than four feet from the quilt. It was a live and learn moment. This quilt was … Continue reading

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Challenges Of All Sorts

Thought I’d better check in before the “Is everything OK?” emails started. I’m not sure where the last week went, but I remember vehicle malfunctions, a tow truck, a care conference, the last day of school and a couple temporary … Continue reading

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June Short List and Lovely Year of Finishes

I finished both quilts on the May Short List leaving me a clean slate for June. I’m thinking big this month. Winter Rain – I need to tack the sleeve, label it and add some beads. This is also my … Continue reading

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Winter Rain

  The quilt is close enough to done to count it out. The facing is sewn and pinned on the back. I have some handwork left to tack it down and possibly add some beads. The thing about beads is … Continue reading

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