Monthly Archives: August 2014

Last of the Sheetrock

It’s been a while so I thought you might want an update. Friday David worked more on removing sheetrock – he worked on finishing the entry and then worked his way up the stairs and worked more on that on … Continue reading

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In the Trenches

Well we hit a bit of a snag with permits for remodeling, somehow that fell in the cracks and we thought we could get the insulation person started today or Friday, but it looks like that is going to be … Continue reading

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We Have Piers

The city came out and looked over plumbing and did a pre-view of our concrete. We were approved and that is a good thing. The pour was planned to begin at 11, but that was delayed to 1:00 p.m. and … Continue reading

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Plumbing Stubs

Today was a semi-productive day, the plumbers were busy and that is a VERY good thing. We need them to finish so we can get on to the next item on the list, but we do want them to do … Continue reading

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What a Grand Day!

Cheryl and I rounded up our sewing this morning and I headed home. I want to say a huge thank you to Cheryl for doing all of the cooking and cleaning and going the extra mile and making me feel … Continue reading

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We Have A Red Door

About the only thing that is good in this heat is ice cream, sleeping and sewing! It is so hot outside – the sewing machines are up and running at Cheryl’s house. We had planned my birthday sewing event for … Continue reading

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Door and More

Yesterday was a workday and I needed to go “shower” shopping, so I stopped by Home Depot on my way home in League City to see if I could find something I liked and something that would fit in my … Continue reading

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We Have Strings

Yesterday after I unpacked and rested a bit we drove over to the house and I got to see the changes that had taken place while I was at Wimberley. David has been relentless in removing the sheetrock in the … Continue reading

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Captain’s Wheel Adventure

Thursday morning I loaded up the car and drove to Wimberley Quilt Ranch where I teamed up with Denise Green of HollyDee Quilts for our first Judy Niemeyer retreat. Denise was teaching 11 ladies, including myself how to make “Captain’s … Continue reading

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Paint Along

Instead of sewing today I prepped for a retreat. I’ve been cutting my strips for my Judy Niemeyer’s Captain’s Wheel. This retreat is my first time to team up with Denise. She will be our teacher and I will be … Continue reading

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A Little of New

Yesterday seemed to fly by, I tried to cleanup in my playroom and for some reason whatever forward steps I took, I seemed to have taken 3 backwards. SEW things are messier than they were before I started! I emailed … Continue reading

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Sewing and Party Time

This morning I got to put some stitched on some fabric – even if it was just to make half-square triangles. As luck would have it I happen to make twice the amount I was suppose to! Ugh, I only … Continue reading

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Salvage Day

First off I want to give a big shout out of appreciation to my dear husband – we drove over to Mom and Dad’s house last night and we did their yard. He is now responsible for 3 yards and … Continue reading

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Rolling, Rolling, Rolling

I got to be home all morning and it sure felt good, except I was too busy catching up and researching things on the computer and therefore did not get to make one stitch! Pretty sad! Since I’ve been home … Continue reading

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More Kitchen Demo

Wednesday I also was given a task of finding a back door for the back porch. I went shopping and found one, but I was told I should get a “pre-hung” door rather than a “fixer-upper”. So off I go! … Continue reading

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Pieceful Stitches Update

It was sure hard to leave the home front but I had committed myself to go with Cynthia back at the first of the year and I didn’t want to let her down, so off we went. David was great … Continue reading

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Many Miles and More

My goodness so many things have happened since I last wrote. We had a great time in Charlotte. Cynthia taught 4 classes and gave 2 lectures during the 4 days of the Charlotte AQS show. We were packed to the … Continue reading

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