Monthly Archives: May 2014

Row to Hoe

Have you ever thought about where all of our “old sayings” come from? We have so many and I have been trying to get my rows done and then it hit me, “I’ve got one more row to hoe!” Although … Continue reading

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Almost Halfway

Yesterday and today were work days so I didn’t get to sew like I wanted to but I did get my Red Crinoline, Second Hand Clothes pattern, comprised of my 90 pieced blocks and my 110 squares laid out yesterday … Continue reading

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Around the Block

How was your Memorial Day? Ours was pretty good except for the fact that we both had really bad stomachaches, so I didn’t get to sew like I wanted to. Today I needed to make up for what I didn’t … Continue reading

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Blissful Sunday!

On a Memorial Day weekend, 24 years ago today I gave birth to a precious little girl and we named her Katie Nicole. She was such a cute little girl and yes, we spoiled her – after all she had … Continue reading

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Free Mulch

This morning my plan was to get up go to the grocery store and then come home and finish my Star of the West blocks. I’m not sure why, but things always take longer than I expect and the groceries … Continue reading

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Almost Eight

The past couple of days have kind of zipped by. I’ve been trying to handles odds and ends and it seems like they have been handling me more than I’ve been able to handle them. Ugh! But for the most … Continue reading

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Five More

Yesterday was a catch-up day and I got very little sewing done. It did feel good to get caught on some of those “business” items we all have to take care here and there. On the way home from work … Continue reading

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Leaving Wonderful Woodbine Hotel

Well today was our day to come home. Last night I meant to take a picture of our wonderful dinner of pecan crusted chicken and I got so excited about it, I ate it before I could take a picture … Continue reading

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Sew and Share

Saturday was our last full day of sewing, kind of sad, but we have had a great time. Today at we had a wedding here at the hotel, it was pretty exciting to have a bride come through sewing retreat. … Continue reading

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Sewing Along

We have been busy here at the Madisonville Woodbine Hotel, we got most everyone checked in on Thursday and moved around, but I think we are situated for the time being. We had two that had commitments at home and … Continue reading

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Wonderful Woodbine

Five of us came up Wednesday to get set up and get our area situated before the rest of the gang arrived Thursday. Linda picked me up Wednesday morning and we drove to Huntsville and stopped off at Fabric Carousel … Continue reading

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Arkansas Crossroads is Quilted

I got the message from Denise G that my quilt has been quilted and ready for me to pick up! This is a result of a very successful swap! I just love this quilt, it is such a happy quilt … Continue reading

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If Only I Could Count

First off, I want to give a birthday shout out to my friend Sandy, she recently moved into a new house and is one of the best “piecers” I know. Sandy, I hope you have had a great birthday and … Continue reading

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Celebrating Mom’s

What a special day to most of us, whether you are a mom or a daughter – we are here because we have a “mother”. I’m blessed to still have my mother, but I know some of you aren’t as … Continue reading

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Work Cut Out For Me

Thursday I had to finish stitching down a sleeve on my Christmas quilt and then last night I finally got the sleeve stitched down on my Words quilt. I’m so glad all of the hand stitching is finally done! I … Continue reading

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Fabric Makes Me Happy!

This morning I finished my binding on my Primitive Gatherings, “Words to Live By” quilt. It was a challenge to get it just right and I un-sewed more than I normally do and I’m ok with the results on my … Continue reading

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Quilts on the Brain

When will the madness stop?! Ha! I have little quilts on the brain, for some reason I cannot get them out of my head. I’ve been looking through all of my past Jo Morton “Little Women” patterns for potential “victims”. … Continue reading

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Faceted Jewels Month 6

This swap seems like it has gone pretty quickly, as we only have a couple more months before we are finished. Once the May v-blocks are passed out you can pull your Glad Creations, Faceted Jewels pattern and you can … Continue reading

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Stuck on Hold

I can’t seem to get motivated, for the last 3 days I’ve planned to sew and really haven’t been able to do anything. Maybe I should re-phrase that to just not done anything! Saturday about the only thing I accomplished … Continue reading

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Going, Going, Gone

Tonight we had the Baytown Area Quilt guild dinner and auction. We are celebrating 30 years old. Linda H and I helped Brenda decorate 15 tables and it was fun pulling out all of my sewing themed “stuff” so I … Continue reading

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