Tag Archives: Red Crinoline Quilts

Incentive

It is nice when incentive equals deadline or maybe it is the other way around. Friday I got in some sewing time and worked on my half-squares for Miller Manor, I got them all stitched and cut, David was kind … Continue reading

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Quilt Share

I have a couple of quilts that I wanted to share that I got quilted in March and just have not had a chance to share them! The first one is a pattern by Red Crinoline Quilts, called Oak Alley. … 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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Sew on the Go

I hope you had a good week and weekend, was it productive enough for you? Tuesday afternoon I reported in for “Granny duty” while Josh and Angela were in California for her work related training. I got to drive to … Continue reading

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Lists

Are you a list maker? Some how 2016 ended and I forgot to get my 2017 planner refill! I’m not sure how that happened but it did and I felt a little “naked” not having my “list Bible” with me. … Continue reading

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Coming Together

United we stand, Divided we fall, if our backs should ever be against the wall, we’ll be together, together you and I. I love the words to that song and I love the idea of unity. I really do feel … Continue reading

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Flop or Finish

Last night was the Baytown guild meeting so I thought I would do binding while I was at the meeting. I wanted to finish my Red Heritage Star quilt, pattern by Red Crinoline Quilts. I got my binding, sleeve 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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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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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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Spring Fling Twenty Sixteen

We have our little dove back again this year! This makes year #3. Ms. Dove sure does know how to mess up my plant, I don’t know if I should water it or not. Does anyone know if watering will … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Cracking!

I’m really talking to myself here! For all the time that I wasn’t able to be on the computer while on the cruise, I think I’ve made up for it now. I keep piddling the time away surfing and not … Continue reading

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Peace on Earth

Hello out there! Are you guys still out there? I hope you haven’t given up on me or reading my blog. Every time I think I’m going to have time to sit down and write, something seems to come along … Continue reading

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Sew Happy!

How was your week and weekend? I hope you are had a good one and you have recovered from Festival and gotten all your new treasures tucked into their new home. I have not! I’ve created quite the MESS! I … 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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Sew Much Fun

I have so much fun doing what I get to do every day, I know there are always the “yucky” things, but luckily the good outweighs the bad. I went border shopping on Monday and as you might guess – … Continue reading

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Quilting Eye Candy

This morning I decided that today would be better than last Friday, so I didn’t go on a search and rescue trying to find anything. Ha! Even better I stayed off the computer until I was eating my breakfast. Which … Continue reading

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Designing Day

First off, I want to give a huge happy birthday shout out to my youngest son, Brok. He is 27 today, hard to believe that, time just flies. I am so proud of what a fine young man he has … Continue reading

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Some Finishes

Are you planning or thinking about what you want to accomplish in 2015 yet? Or have you been thinking about what all happened in 2014? I do like to reflect on things that happened, some good, some bad and the … Continue reading

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Special Event Opening

Pieceful Stitches Retreat 211 S 1st Street, LaPorte, Texas 77571 Special Event Opening February 12-15, 2015 Join us as we celebrate the opening of Pieceful Stitches retreat center in LaPorte, Texas. Our special guest instructors will be our own Paula … Continue reading

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Bits and Pieces

Maybe I ought to rename this as “bites and pieces”. I could, as much as I’ve been eating lately. I did have a couple of good days were I didn’t over indulge, but I’ve since made up for that. I … Continue reading

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Home Alone

It has been a busy pas couple of days. Saturday was filled with food and laughter and we even had time to get some work done on our projects. We team up for meals; Suzanne and Margie did dinner Friday … Continue reading

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Head Start

Last night I went to bed a little late but not too late and for some reason I ended up waking up at 3:15 and finally got up at 4:20. I got a head start on my sewing for today … Continue reading

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Getting Back in the Groove

This morning was a get back into the groove of things. I had to pick up my dog from being boarded over the weekend and she was sure glad to see me! I pulled out my project bag that has … Continue reading

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Andrew’s Wings

Hello, I know I’ve been away for a few days, but things have been a little busy around here. As you know I got my Red Crinoline, Second Hand Clothes quilt back from Cathy but that is only the beginning … 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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Row to Hoe

Have you ever thought about where all of our “old sayings” come from? We have so many and I have been trying to get my rows done and then it hit me, “I’ve got one more row to hoe!” Although … Continue reading

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Almost Halfway

Yesterday and today were work days so I didn’t get to sew like I wanted to but I did get my Red Crinoline, Second Hand Clothes pattern, comprised of my 90 pieced blocks and my 110 squares laid out yesterday … Continue reading

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Around the Block

How was your Memorial Day? Ours was pretty good except for the fact that we both had really bad stomachaches, so I didn’t get to sew like I wanted to. Today I needed to make up for what I didn’t … Continue reading

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Blissful Sunday!

On a Memorial Day weekend, 24 years ago today I gave birth to a precious little girl and we named her Katie Nicole. She was such a cute little girl and yes, we spoiled her – after all she had … Continue reading

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