Tag Archives: The Painted Pony & Quilts

Where to Start

How was your Valentine’s Day? Did you get candy or get to go out for dinner? I decided to cook dinner instead of us going out. I fixed a pasta shrimp dish that was I got ideas from while shopping … Continue reading

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Not Too Hot To Sew

Have you been staying cool inside and out of the heat? It has really been hot here! I’m not sure if it is because of the all the rain, regardless it is good to stay inside and sew! That is … 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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It’s All Good

Well mostly anyway, have you given up on me? How is your year going? Mine has gotten off to a good start, but as usual things don’t always go my way. I seem to be behind in so many things. … Continue reading

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Play Time

I wanted to show the pictures from my class the other day and somehow I didn’t get them loaded. So here they are! I also got another Primitive Gatherings, Somewhere in Time block #6 prepped and ready for some thread. … 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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Wooling Around

What a great past couple of days, the weather has been wonderful. Any day when there is low humidity in the gulf coast area it is a luxury, and that is what we’ve had! Since I got my Thimblecreek pumpkin … Continue reading

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All Dressed Up!

Monday was a great day; I cut out and sewed my Clubhouse block that I got on Saturday. I sure like how it came out and then I got all involved in my little dresses. I was able to get … Continue reading

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One Step Closer

How was your weekend? It was sure hot here and a great weekend to stay inside and sew! I know, they all are! Tee Hee! Thursday morning, I met Carol D from Sugarland at the retreat house. Their group stayed … 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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Music Man

How is your week coming along? Mine has been pretty good and most of the time, better than I think I deserve! Ha! A couple of weeks ago I was invited to attend the Elton John concert at the Woodlands … Continue reading

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Hello

How was your tax day? Mine was bittersweet, but very busy! I got to say goodbye to time and money! Ha! I went over to the retreat house and took some new pictures so my website can be updated! Hopefully, … 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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Scrap Happy

First off, I want to wish my sister, Pattie a happy birthday. I’ve thought about her all day long and I neglected to call her. I hope she had a great day! Tuesday morning before work I dashed into the … 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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Carrousel Ride

David and I worked on the house trying to do some finishing touches on different things. He worked on the arbor, the sign back and I finished up my Texas quilt and we hung other quilts, my vintage doily dresses … Continue reading

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Weekend List

It seems when I don’t post anything for a few days it comes down to writing that there is almost too much to write about and this time is one of those times. Friday I planned to finish construction my … Continue reading

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A Little of New

Yesterday seemed to fly by, I tried to cleanup in my playroom and for some reason whatever forward steps I took, I seemed to have taken 3 backwards. SEW things are messier than they were before I started! I emailed … Continue reading

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Rolling, Rolling, Rolling

I got to be home all morning and it sure felt good, except I was too busy catching up and researching things on the computer and therefore did not get to make one stitch! Pretty sad! Since I’ve been home … Continue reading

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New Keys

You know what they say …”timing is everything!” After several years of wanting to buy a house and put in a retreat center, David has finally conceded and is fully engaged in us going into business with it. Over the … Continue reading

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Fabric Makes Me Happy!

This morning I finished my binding on my Primitive Gatherings, “Words to Live By” quilt. It was a challenge to get it just right and I un-sewed more than I normally do and I’m ok with the results on my … 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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For the Love of Binding

I’ve been missing you; I hope you have doing well out there. I’ve been all over the place from working on guild workshops, rodeo, work, wedding, and retreat planning for Cynthia. So much has been going on it is more … 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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Taking a Deep Breath

Yesterday was a fly home day and I got to sleep in my own bed! We met up with Susan Emory of the Swirly Girls and two friends of hers at Pappasito’s for dinner. It was a great evening, but … Continue reading

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Remove Obstacles

Did you pick a word to inspire you this year? Remember, my word is remove. Yesterday I finally bite the bullet and tried my AccuQuilt Studio on my berries for my center on my Primitive Gatherings “Words to Live By” … Continue reading

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Which Way is Up?

Hello, needless to say it has been a little wild lately. Thursday we set up the booth for England Design at Houston Quilt Market. We finished around 7 and went out to eat at Gringo’s. It was yummy. Friday morning … Continue reading

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All Mixed Up

Yesterday was pretty eventful, we had a surprise birthday lunch for Ivy at Topwater Grill. Katie was sick and ended up at the hospital but came home. I picked up Wyatt after work and David ended up watching him while … Continue reading

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Progress

I’m almost ready, at least mentally. I went to the gym this morning, got my workout in. Later I took my dog to the beauty shop, she needed some TLC and now has a cute haircut and smells nice! I … Continue reading

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Hanging in There!

It has been a busy past couple of days. Wednesday morning I went to the gym, home and then to get fabric at The Painted Pony for my flower centers for the border on Flourishes quilt. Two of my cousins, … Continue reading

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Only Thirty!

I’ve been working on my Dancing Umbrellas little by little and trying to get those stitched out, but it seems like it is taking me longer than I thought it would. Or maybe those little zigzags just zap the time! … Continue reading

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