Monthly Archives: March 2014

Studio Tour 2014

Have you ever wondered what someone else’s sewing room/studio looked like? With Pinterest these days it is easy to go online and research what possibilities are out there and get ideas to perhaps improve what you have and/or possibly live … Continue reading

Posted in Friends, Outdoors, Travel | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Spring Warrenton Treasures

What a day! Today was an early start, I picked up Mary and off we headed to shop the antiques fields of Warrenton. It took us forever to get out of Houston – got to enjoy some of the morning … Continue reading

Posted in Antiques, Friends, Outdoors, Travel | Tagged | 1 Comment

Different Dye Lots

For some reason when I was younger, it was a very special day. It was a day that I celebrated turning “a half”! Remember the days of turning 10 and one half or even great was the day that I … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Friends, Quilts | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Ready to Show Toes

This has been a crazy weather season even for the coastal region of Texas. We had sunny spring weather on Friday, but that was short lived and back to dreary, cold and rain. My toes are ready for some flip-flops! … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Friends, Quilts | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

V-block Chain

It was a very productive day today. I worked on the v-block units all day, it was fun to walk around looking at all the things different ones were working on. One of the girls, Jana had done a miniature … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Friends, Quilts | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Faceted Jewels Month 5

I decided to join the Lakeview guild at their spring retreat in Galveston at the Victorian Inn. We (91 ladies) have been sewing up a storm since we got here. This is my first time to join this group and … Continue reading

Posted in Friends, Quilts, Travel | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Faceted Jewels Month 4

Today is St. Patrick’s Day; I hope you have had a good one. Today is also my sister, Pattie’s birthday – which is how she got her name. We knew we had to wear green, if we didn’t we got … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Holidays, Quilts | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

For the Love of Binding

I’ve been missing you; I hope you have doing well out there. I’ve been all over the place from working on guild workshops, rodeo, work, wedding, and retreat planning for Cynthia. So much has been going on it is more … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Friends, Quilts, Rodeo | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Threads that Bind Us!

A while back, Mom and I were talking about some of the family quilts that she had been given from her mother, grandmother and her stepmother. I told her that I really wanted see them and the patterns they used … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Friends, Quilts | Tagged | 2 Comments

Rodeo Roaming Quilt Reporter

I had my first volunteer shift to work at the rodeo last night, so I got dressed and off to work I went. I decided to pack my pen and paper and take notes of some of the winners. I … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Friends, Quilts, Rodeo | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

Last One!

Yesterday Katie and Joseph went to the rodeo so we got to watch the kids while they were gone. Wow, it has been a long time since I’ve picked up kids after daycare and I’m here to say, “Picking them … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Quilts | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Humor

How was your Monday and Tuesday? It is rodeo time in the Houston area and since I hadn’t picked up my badge to volunteer I needed to get down to the office and pick up my packing pass and badge … Continue reading

Posted in Friends, Quilts, Rodeo | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Springlike to Frostlike

Yesterday we had a very spring like day, several neighbors were out doing their yards and I thought spring was on its way. Today spring flew out the door, so we go from using the air conditioner to using the … Continue reading

Posted in Quilts | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Remove Dysfunction!

Can you believe that today is the first day of March? How are you doing with your word that you picked in January? Mine was “remove”, I like that I’m able to add a word to it to make it … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Friends, Quilts | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment