Category Archives: Friends

Class Finish

I got to take a class at Houston Festival taught by Kimberly Einmo called Lone Starburst. It used a 40-strip jelly roll and I decided to use something a little different from my normal fabric choices. I chose Moda Grunge … Continue reading

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Thankful

I know it has been a good while since I’ve written so instead of doing a long blog post; I will just do a little story. I hope you all had a great thanksgiving last week and got lots of … Continue reading

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Got Thread?

Today is Super Tuesday! I’m excited to say that I voted early and am so glad I did. I have NOT had the television on any during the day and I think I will watch “on demand” all evening. I … Continue reading

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Quilt Angel 2016

After getting home and before going downtown to hang quilts I had the opportunity to work on some of Primitive Gatherings, Magic of Christmas blocks. I was able to catch up on 10, 11, 12 and 13! Wahoo! I sure … Continue reading

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Golf to Hurricane Matthew

David and some of his golf buddies planned a weekend getaway but there were only 3 guys to attend so they ended up asking the wives if we wanted to join up. We originally had 3 couples that were going … Continue reading

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Over the Top

Well I’m over the top excited to report that I have a few new finishes! Wahoo! There’s nothing like the feeling of satisfaction of being able to finish some of my projects. I’ve been working on my quilt bindings and … Continue reading

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Family and Friends

Friday, October 7th, Kynlee turned 3 and the big celebration was Saturday. It was fun watching the kids play and seeing the grand-kiddoes grow up. She had a great party and enjoyed getting a bunch of clothes to play “dress-up”. … Continue reading

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Temps Dropping a Little

It is great to feel that the temps are dropping a little, but I’m ready for them to drop a little more! I barely got unpacked and off I went again. Thursday and Friday I decided to go antique shopping … Continue reading

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As the Spool Turns

I love play on words and if you know me, you know that I do love the sound of the sewing machine – well really I love the end results. Last Tuesday, the 20th I flew to Florida for a … Continue reading

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Roller Coaster

Well it has been a roller coaster around here. Right after the reunion it was time to gear up for the Quiltworx Wedding Ring retreat with Denise Green. She has been a long time quilter of mine and recently moved … Continue reading

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Knee Deep

I got a finish on my “Dipped in Chocolate” last week and I was very pleased how it turned out. I was a little worried how all the little sashing was going to line up, but it co-operated pretty well. … Continue reading

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Sewful Days

Friday we had an excellent group for our second meeting at the retreat house for our Farm Girl Vintage quilt. Our group is very diverse, everyone working at their own pace. I always say, Progress is Progress, so you can’t … Continue reading

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Shaking off the Dust

How has it been going with you? Did you get to work on a project over the weekend? Back in May I asked our Woodbine Bee ladies if they would be interested in attending a retreat in LaPorte and they … Continue reading

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Going for Gold

Are you getting to watch any of the Olympics? I have missed the past few days, but what I have seen is really unbelievable. The training that they have to go through and the diet alone would absolutely do me … Continue reading

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Love Them

I do love me some Red Crinoline Quilts! While we were at Camp Blanding in Florida, Paula and Mary Ellen were there designing and working away – some projects for their new book and some already kitted projects. After reading … Continue reading

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Happy Sunday

I sure feel like I’m one happy girl and on top of the list – I’m home! I’ve gotten to go a few places since I wrote last. First David and I were invited to join the Winfield’s and two … Continue reading

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Crazy Days of Summer

At the end of June, I ended up flying to Little Rock to see my son, Brok and his family. It was a bit of a random visit and after looking over their calendar and my calendar this was the … Continue reading

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Family Block Challenge

Things are just bouncing all over, sometimes I think I have a handle on things, and then I realize that it is really the other way around. Ha! Back on June 23rd my friend Marcia Henry asked myself and another … Continue reading

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Not Too Hot To Sew

Have you been staying cool inside and out of the heat? It has really been hot here! I’m not sure if it is because of the all the rain, regardless it is good to stay inside and sew! That is … Continue reading

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Strategic Stitching

I want to wish all the Fathers/Fathers at heart out there a Happy Father’s Day. I have 3 wonderful sons that are great fathers and I’m blessed to still have my Daddy around. I don’t always see eye to eye … Continue reading

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Hospital Hopping

Thursday morning I was able to offer a dear friend “moral support” as she began her pre-surgical breast cancer procedure. Medicine has become more and more technology driven and I don’t really even pretend to understand all the words so … Continue reading

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In The Details

Are you a details person? Do you notice little changes? I sure do, sometimes I wished I didn’t but then there are times that it’s a good thing. I love the details on the new antique sideboard I got. I … Continue reading

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Sew Devine

Friday I decided to stay captive in my home and it was wonderful. I do miss going over to the retreat house, but I does keep me from being “on task”. I stayed home and worked on my 3rd inner … Continue reading

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New Obsession

I had hoped to post long before now but life has been pretty hectic, but all good. First on the agenda was to hang a few quilts – so we did! I hope you like the updates! We celebrated Katie … Continue reading

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Luling Field Trip

How was your Wednesday? Mine was wonderful! I got up extra early so I could get my exercise in before we met to go to Luling. Cathy ended up picking us (Cheryl, Pam, Brenda and myself) up and driving us … Continue reading

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Terrific Tuesday

Surprise – 2 days in a row! Today was a “Jo What” day! It is the third Tuesday of the month and that means it is a meeting at the Painted Pony and we do small quilt projects. It was … Continue reading

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Quilt Shows and Stuff

It has been a while since I’ve written and I hate that, it really boils down to having a lot to have to write about. Oh well, I hope you aren’t bored reading about life round here. I’m a member … Continue reading

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Lucky Dog

Monday was a perfect day, well almost perfect – I didn’t get to sew but I did get to straighten up the house and just have a punch list of things to do, but no deadlines except for when I … Continue reading

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Hit the Ground Running

It has been non-stop since we got home Thursday night at 10 pm. David was gracious enough to go to the store and buy groceries while I worked on binding and started a chocolate cake. After he got home Thursday … Continue reading

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Boston Mass

As usual, tons of things going on! I had a group coming in last week so I wanted to do a few updates. First I wanted to add to the clothesline in my 30’s room, so I completed that. I … Continue reading

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The Hardest Part

Sometimes, I find that the hardest part is getting started, especially when it comes to exercise. Saturday morning, I needed to get up and do my bike ride, but I just could not make myself get out of bed. So … Continue reading

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