Tag Archives: Arkansas Crossroads

Roads to Cross

Another wonderful weekend just flew by, and we had the best weather all weekend. Fall seems to be in the air, at least for a few days. A huge shout out and happy 30th birthday to my son, Kyle. He … Continue reading

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September Finishes

Last week I was busy getting ready to ride back to Camp Blanding in Starke, Florida. I love these retreats and they are so worth the time and effort it takes to get there. Gloria, Vicky and Heather of Olde … Continue reading

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Oh What to Do?

As a fitting finish for today, as it is 9/11 and so hard to believe it has been 14 years since our country was forever changed I finished my top early this morning – Yes We Can, America! It went … Continue reading

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Left the Sink

I got my lovies done for the retreat right before it was time to leave – I had to burn the midnight oil, hopefully next time I won’t wait until the very last minute. Wednesday morning I packed up headed … Continue reading

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Getting to Stitch

Between a little work, rodeo and family I got some time to sew. I heard a story the other day that everyone should do something they really love for at least 10 minutes a day. I think that is true, … Continue reading

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Top Ten?

For a while I’ve struggled with photographing my quilts, so today I was reading an article written by Jerrianne E.’s husband and he recommended taking pictures outside and waiting for somewhat “defused” lighting. I will add timing is everything; in … 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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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

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Press On!

How has your day been on the bright sunshiny day? I had no idea it was so nice outside until I went to Starbucks to stock up on coffee. I love my Monday’s! I get to stay in my room … Continue reading

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Finish Strong

We got off to another great start…coffee and more food! Today we had Spinach quiche for breakfast. The girls really liked it, I thought it was a little tart, they said that it was from the favor of the cottage … Continue reading

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One Down and Many to Go

It seems the faster I go the more behind I become, at least that is how I’m feeling. I tried all of the options that I was given to find extra fabric for my border, none of the stores I … Continue reading

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A 2 fer

What a surprise, I have seen all of my grandkids in 2 days. That is a rare thing for me. Last night, I got a text from Angela stating that Jaiden had his awards ceremony today and Jaiden wanted me … Continue reading

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Around the Block

While I was on my elliptical yesterday morning, I was planning how I wanted to work up my basket blocks that I bought in the Lakeview Guild auction last year. I decided to put them on point and to do … Continue reading

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What’s Cooking?

How has your day been? Brok got off ok, one of those times when I wish I were there, but glad I wasn’t. I know I would have been crying and I was crying and I wasn’t even there. I … Continue reading

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Arkansas Crossroads Pattern

I’ve had some ask for more information regarding this pattern. It is basically only 2 blocks. One block is the basic 3-1/2 inch 4-patch, from which you can get these by doing strip pieces. You will need 160 4-patches. The … Continue reading

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Progress

It has been a great day here, we went to church and then out to lunch at Olive Garden with some friends and came home and kicked back. Good news, I got all the rows done and all the rows … Continue reading

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Four for Four

Friday we had a family gathering for Katie and Joseph, they are expecting another baby in October and they had an ultrasound done to kind out what sex it was. The gathering was for the “reveal”. Katie had a good … Continue reading

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Day three!

I have exercised three days in a row! Yesterday while I was on the elliptical, one on the men that has talked to me came up to me and said; “well it must be nice to be on a 30-day … Continue reading

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On a Small Roll

After a good day at work, I came home and decided I had time to sew up 4 more blocks and I laid out 2 more blocks. While dinner was cooking I was able to get started sewing. The blocks … Continue reading

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Low Profile

It has been a great day here, kind of slow and a low profile kind of day. I didn’t even leave the house. I had planned on going to the Lakeview guild meeting, but I decided not to even do … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Again

Well my golden carriage has turned back into a pumpkin again. It was so nice to get away to relax, sew and have some great girl time. The country life is sure a great thing, but nothing gets you back … Continue reading

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The Good Life

I am really living the good life up here; we are totally being pampered with food here at the Woodbine Hotel, not to mention wonderful friends all around me. Susan Warmuth is the owner and operator of the hotel and … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!

To most of us, this is a very special day. I have been blessed to have a wonderful Christian mom, whom is kind, loving and very patient. How does one roll up such “cornerstone” in ones life into just a … Continue reading

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