Tag Archives: Camp Blanding

I Seem to Have a Pattern

A project I’ve had my eye on doing is from a book called “The Blue and the Gray” written by Mary Etherington & Connie Tesene. I really like several of the little quilts in this book, but I love the … Continue reading

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Antiquing and Sewing

Antiquing and sewing, I think that is the perfect combination! I got to go to Warrenton antiquing a few weeks ago with Mary. Oh my, we had a great time, but it was crazy hot! I thought I would show … Continue reading

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Remember Me?

Well it has been a while since I last blogged and I lot has happened in 3 weeks! Sorry for the long post, I have a lot to catch up on. David and I went with another couple, Mike and … 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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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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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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I’m Blogging Behind!

Lots have been going on around here, how about you? I got back from Florida on Tuesday night of last week and we had a great time. I got a lot of sewing done and it felt good to get … Continue reading

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Almost Take-off Time

It has been a wild past few days, but I’m learning that it is my new normal – my every day juggle, but I’m not complaining. Things don’t always go as planned, but I’m still getting to live the “good … Continue reading

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Bells and Whistles

How is your week going? It is almost over, Friday’s are always good but tomorrow is Friday the 13th! Are you superstitious? I’m not, not really; I like to think those are the lucky days. 😉 My week has been … Continue reading

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Panic is Setting In

Monday was our last full sew day, and kind of sad to see that it went by so fast but it was very productive. I worked on my Judy Niemeyer, Captain’s Wheel pattern and got a good bit done. I … Continue reading

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Coming Around

David has been very good to take pictures while I’m in Florida so I can keep up with what is going on at the house. It is sure hard not to be there and see it in person and to … Continue reading

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Progress, Progress

Well things are a little hectic but things are coming along all around the house. I got up Wednesday morning and headed to Camp Blanding in Starke, Florida. It was hard leaving the house, but I figured that I better … Continue reading

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Successful Retreat!

I had a very successful sewing retreat in Camp Blanding; at least I think I did and I’m back on “real time” as our internet didn’t work all that well in our rooms. Since today was our last day I … Continue reading

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Churn Dashing Away!

This was our last full day of sewing, kind of sad in a way! I guess all good things come to an end, but it has sure been fun. This group you can always be guaranteed to have lots of … Continue reading

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Sunday Churn Dash

Our Sunday was a great day, we had another strong rain shower around noon, but did it discourage us? Oh No! We just kept on sewing! Well some of them it was their time to go home. Olde Green Cupboard … Continue reading

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Needle Down

We are having a great time here and it is fun to see the different projects that are completed. The ones that finish a quilt comes to the front of the room and they make an announcement and everyone looks … Continue reading

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Power Up!

What an exciting day we had for opening day, we even had a great rain shower around noon, but never fail we worked right through it! We got there a little before 8 and the people were already streaming in … Continue reading

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Blanding Bound

I flew out of Houston Wednesday evening about 5 and flew to Jacksonville, Florida where Ms. Gloria graciously welcomed me. She drove me to her beautiful home and showed me to my very cute room. We stayed up and talked … Continue reading

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Wow It’s Already Wednesday

It has been one of those weeks when you begin to wonder where did the time go. I thought all things were going pretty good until Monday when I went back to the Verizon store. I originally went there on … Continue reading

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Loose Ends

It seems like I’ve had a day of loose ends. I guess that is to be expected since I’ve been out of town lately, but I’m catching up. I am always amazed at how much time can be wasted on … Continue reading

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I Learned a New Trick

All morning I have been trying to sort out half-square triangles for a swap I’m in. I’m the swap manager and for some reason I got mixed up and I had a heck of a time sorting them. There are … Continue reading

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My Birthday!

Today has been a very busy day, but today I turned 55! I guess it is only a number, right?! I don’t really feel like it, but the reality is – I am. Oh well! I’ve heard from all of … Continue reading

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