Tag Archives: Lakeview Quilt Guild

Some Amends

I’d like to clarify some quilt labels from the show. “Ancient Stars”, “Oaks in New York”, and “Postage Due” were made by Sue Garmen. Her daughter, Jenny entered them in the show for Sue. When the programs were made, Jenny’s … Continue reading

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Lakeview Quilt Show 2018

The first weekend in May was the Lakeview Guild quilt show that was to honor and celebrate the life of Sue Garmen. I have yet to complete one of her patterns but I do have several on my bucket list … Continue reading

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March Winds

I catch myself coming and going, I guess going more than I care to admit, but I stay pretty busy. I hope you are enjoying your spring! I did get to shop in the fields during Warrenton Antique days, 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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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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Lone Star Summer Salsa

I originally started this post over a week ago and life just got in the way of me posting it and I wasn’t happy with the way my corners ended up and I finally got them to a place that … Continue reading

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Happy Leap Year

I hope you have had a great leap day, I have, and I’ve gotten a lot done this evening! The weeks continue to go by quickly and just when I think I’m going to have a slow day and I … Continue reading

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Rotary Cutter on Fire

A lot of things have been in the works around here, I’ve been cutting up fabric to make a couple of projects. First I needed to cut fabrics for a swap where we make “Yes We Can, America”. It is … Continue reading

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Stuff!

Hello, I haven’t forgotten about you, I hope you are staying cool and getting a lot done or at least enjoying what you are doing! Wednesday of last week, one class moved out and the other class moved it. Jan … Continue reading

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Too Many Irons

I’ve missed you all, I hope you are still out there; it just has been WAY too busy! I think things will calm down just a tad and then it goes just the opposite. Sorry for not getting to write … Continue reading

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PHD Day

I finished my last set of saw tooth stars on Sunday! Yeah! I was glad to get those puppies all finished up! Yesterday I went over to the retreat house – she has been feeling very neglected lately! 😉 It … Continue reading

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What’s New?

I had hoped that I would have time to write Tuesday night, but that didn’t happen and now it is Saturday night, turning into Sunday. Things have been pretty busy here, but it has been filled with family and quilting! … 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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Sew Special

I was approached a while ago by Georgann on behalf of the Lakeview quilt guild if I would let them rent the craft room for a sew day. They wanted to be able to work on the 2016 donation quilt … Continue reading

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Sew Easy

Saturday I got to host the Easy Piecer’s bee and we had a great time. I got to show off the house to some of those that didn’t get to see it during the Open House that I had last … Continue reading

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Was That A Bird?

Oh my word, today we had a beautiful day here in the Houston area, the SUN actually came out and showed its pretty face and it even warmed up enough for me to take off my jacket! I drove over … Continue reading

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Highlights and Guild Block Challenge

Yesterday it was nice to be able to drive over to the retreat house and just look around and sit in the dining room. I moved a few things around and picked up a few things and took some pictures … Continue reading

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Trey Good

This morning didn’t get off like I had hoped but I did plan out a quilt with Ivy over the phone. We did some online shopping to make the Thimblecreek Quilt designed by Joe Wood, called “Rotogravure”. This is the … Continue reading

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Concrete Fisherman

Saturday was set for concrete but as you may have guessed by now – it was a no show. I’ve decided that this guy was a fisherman at sometime in his life and has learned how to stretch the truth … 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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My Swimming Geese

Tuesday I drove to Humble to It’s A Stitch for my Bernina v7 software class, it was very informative and I learned I lot, but I really think I learned that there is more that I don’t know than I … Continue reading

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Long Distance Calling

I had a flash back on my way home from work – remember when it was a big thing to call anyone “long distance”? I can remember when my friend Karen and I were always instructed to carry a dime … Continue reading

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Work Cut Out For Me

Thursday I had to finish stitching down a sleeve on my Christmas quilt and then last night I finally got the sleeve stitched down on my Words quilt. I’m so glad all of the hand stitching is finally done! I … Continue reading

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Quilts on the Brain

When will the madness stop?! Ha! I have little quilts on the brain, for some reason I cannot get them out of my head. I’ve been looking through all of my past Jo Morton “Little Women” patterns for potential “victims”. … Continue reading

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One Thing Leads to Another

I can’t tell you how many times I go to do one thing and it usually takes me in several different directions. I hope I’m not alone! ☺ Yesterday David went to Home Depot and I asked him to get … Continue reading

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What Inspires You?

Last night, as we went to bed David asked me what my plans were for Friday? I was so excited to say that I didn’t have anything planned and I was going to hibernate in my room and sew like … Continue reading

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Let’s Swap

Today was a great day, I got to go fabric shopping and then I went to get a much-needed pedicure. Later David and I went to meet an attorney to get our wills drawn up. It was good to get … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle!

It has been a while since I’ve gotten to sit and sew and today was finally the day I got to sew for a few hours. It seems like this week I’ve had to handle different piddly little issues, anywhere … Continue reading

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Studio Tour 2014

Have you ever wondered what someone else’s sewing room/studio looked like? With Pinterest these days it is easy to go online and research what possibilities are out there and get ideas to perhaps improve what you have and/or possibly live … 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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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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