Monthly Archives: October 2013

Trick or Treat

Yesterday was the opening of Houston Quilt Festival, preview night. It opened at 5 and closed at 10. Of course, I had to go. Cathy and I planned it all out, she took off a half day, drove over and … Continue reading

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Not Sure Where to Start

Monday was the last day of quilt market and also the booth flip from Market to Festival. We expanded to 3 booths, instead of 2. That flipping stuff is very hard work. I ended up abandoning ship about 8:30 p.m. … Continue reading

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Which Way is Up?

Hello, needless to say it has been a little wild lately. Thursday we set up the booth for England Design at Houston Quilt Market. We finished around 7 and went out to eat at Gringo’s. It was yummy. Friday morning … Continue reading

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2013 Houston Quilts

Hanging quilts has to be the most interesting event and exhausting thing I enjoy doing! This is much better than running marathons! LOL! This is the third year I’ve done it and I have to say that each year it … Continue reading

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From Crazy to Madness

I have to say it was crazier at work yesterday than any other day. It is crunch time and we are trying to get all ready before Houston Quilt Market set up on Thursday. Cynthia’s books were suppose to arrive … Continue reading

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Block Therapy

Yesterday started with a trip to the dentist to get my teeth cleaned. Let me just say, I’m glad that’s over with. I think we have this love/hate relationship, meaning I hate the process, but I love the end result. … Continue reading

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Finishing Touches

Today has been a list day; well some things were on the list. First on the list was to fix a backing for a small quilt. That was easy enough. Next, was to do my brown half-square triangles for my … Continue reading

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Open the Windows

Yesterday after I cut up and organized fabric David and I went to pick up our oldest 2 grandsons, Jaiden and Dylan. They recently moved to Huffman, we haven’t seen them in a while, so we drove out there got … Continue reading

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Sewing Along

How has your day been? I got home and I noticed I had a package at the front door. I opened it and it was from Primitive Gathering Quilts. The package was the finishing kit for my wool Block of … Continue reading

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What Day Is It?

It was a day off for me and therefore, a sew day – and hump day too! I do love that commercial. I’ve tried to get as many things done today since this is the first day off and a … Continue reading

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Step By Step

This morning I looked at my Angel trumpet tree and she said Good Morning! She is loaded with blooms – I had to share! I decided I had time to work on my Tavern Blues pattern by Red Crinoline Quilts … Continue reading

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Living Large!

This morning was a catch-up day before I headed off to work. I hate it when my “playroom” is a mess and it was that way. Now it looks better and I feel better, we shall see how long that … Continue reading

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My Cup Runs Over

I have to say this past week has been just amazing. Kynlee will be a week old tomorrow and Katie has been holding the fort down while I was off in Arkansas. I have to say (not just bragging – … Continue reading

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The Adventure Continues

Friday I was going to pick up Mom and we were going to drive to Arkansas to visit Candice, Hunter and Hailey. Hunter had a field trip planned with his Pre-K class on Friday morning to the Pumpkin Patch. After … Continue reading

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Chocolate Makes Things Better

I do believe I am ready for the world to slow down just a tad or more! The past couple of days have been a whirlwind. Joseph’s mom, Jill and I have kept Wyatt while Katie and Joseph were in … Continue reading

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Special Delivery!

I got a call from Katie about 1:40 a.m. stating that they were dropping off Wyatt at Joseph’s mother’s house and heading to the hospital. I went back to sleep and waited for my next instructions. About 9 I made … Continue reading

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Birthday and Baby Blessing

It has been a very busy past few days, even though I can’t really tell it. We have been working like crazy getting ready for Houston Quilt Market and Festival. Saturday morning after David got home from his run we … Continue reading

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Loose Ends

It seems like I’ve had a day of loose ends. I guess that is to be expected since I’ve been out of town lately, but I’m catching up. I am always amazed at how much time can be wasted on … Continue reading

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