Tag Archives: Faceted Jewels

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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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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Go With the Flow

Our trip to Mazatlan was wonderful, but I can’t say that for the airline that we chose to use. We do plan to return there next year, but hopefully we will have a better flight plan going and coming. I’ve … 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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Warming Up!

It has seemed a little steamy around here lately! I’m gearing up to go on my big retreat next Wednesday, so I’m cutting and prepping all my little projects that I want to accomplish while I’m in Madisonville at the … Continue reading

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Sew Much More!

After I posted about my mom sewing for us I had a few more thoughts that I wanted to share. You know, I loved that our Mom sewed for us, I loved that our clothes seemed better made than any … 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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We Have Drawings

It has been a few days since I’ve written so I thought I would do a brief update. Thursday my “sew sisters” moved in for our quarterly sewing retreat, now remember that it isn’t really on a quarterly basis as … Continue reading

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Diamond in the Rough

How was your Thursday? I’m guessing it was your “Friday”, since tomorrow is a holiday! I had a hard time sleeping and got up early and I actually got to work on fabric for a little while. I thought I … 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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Different Dye Lots

For some reason when I was younger, it was a very special day. It was a day that I celebrated turning “a half”! Remember the days of turning 10 and one half or even great was the day that I … Continue reading

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Ready to Show Toes

This has been a crazy weather season even for the coastal region of Texas. We had sunny spring weather on Friday, but that was short lived and back to dreary, cold and rain. My toes are ready for some flip-flops! … 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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Faceted Jewels Month 5

I decided to join the Lakeview guild at their spring retreat in Galveston at the Victorian Inn. We (91 ladies) have been sewing up a storm since we got here. This is my first time to join this group and … Continue reading

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Faceted Jewels Month 4

Today is St. Patrick’s Day; I hope you have had a good one. Today is also my sister, Pattie’s birthday – which is how she got her name. We knew we had to wear green, if we didn’t we got … 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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Sew Down

This morning David fixed breakfast for me and then packed his bag to go to Austin. He will be running the Austin marathon in the morning and then head back home. Today was the second meeting of the “Easy Piecers” … Continue reading

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Errand Day

I love errand day, well for the most part anyway. Today was one of those days when I plan to get a few things accomplished but not near enough – I mainly bounced from one thing to the next. I … Continue reading

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Where Has the Time Gone?

Today at the Wimberley Quilt Ranch was a very busy day, trying to eat, sew, work, talk, and laugh. Now these have moved around in the way of order and in more times than I should have. We have had … Continue reading

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Faceted Jewels Month 3

Hello, today turned out to be a squirrel-chasing day! I had all of these good intentions planned and instead I ended up going to the mall and did some shopping. My wristwatch stopped working on Monday; I’m thinking it is … 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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Nothing to Speak of

I’ve been hitting things here and there and I’ve not really been able to accomplish or finish anything. Thursday was a workday and after work I got David to hang my “Playtime” quilt in our spare bedroom before I went … Continue reading

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Faceted Jewels Two

Here are the instructions for month two of the Glad Creations Faceted Jewels swap. I was able to work on it this weekend at our sewing retreat in LaGrange and there are a few corrections from the original information that … Continue reading

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Remove the Stress

Cynthia wanted to have December off so we didn’t work until January 7th, the only thing it sure put us a little behind trying to get her ready for 3 upcoming shows. She is going to St. George, Utah then … Continue reading

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Faceted Jewels One

Sorry to bore everyone with my notes on the faceted jewel swap, but there were so many questions regarding what to do I decided to write it out and take pictures. Nothing like step-by-step visual instructions, so here goes. These … Continue reading

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