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Wednesday, April 27, 2011
http://silverlilysews.blogspot.com/2011/04/marimekko-my-new-obsession-and-giveaway.html?showComment=1303911652001#c334533434559060996 is having a sweet giveaway...head on over!!
Another week gone....too quickly for my liking...but at least we are getting rain this week and not snow...lol. My progress this week is small in the quilting and sewing aspect. I have been working outside most of the time...but; I did finish the lap quilt "Rail Fence" and am close to half way on the quilting of the fan quilt..still going through closets and have to tidy up the sewing room again...it is endless in there...as you all know too well. so; here is a pic of the finished lapquilt...and please go over tohttp://freshlypieced.blogspot.com/ and see what the rest of the world did this week..it is lots of fun.
Monday, April 25, 2011
A Beautiful Monday!!
The sun is shining; temp is up..not sure what it is; but up....lol. Wanted to share a bit of my weekend with all of you. It was spent outside....Friday I helped hubby clean the garage some more...getting ready to take the Solstice out; top down time, yaaaaaayyyy!! Saturday and Sunday I helped him clean junk; I call it; out of his barn..where he keeps the tractor...what a mess!! The price of metal has gone up, so maybe, just maybe I can get rid of all this junk...lol. Anyway was a fun time together... in old work clothes dragging and lugging anything and everything outside and putting a little of it back...lol. We also saw that our goldfish in the pond are waking up in the sun...it's a large pond; there are hundreds of them....and we put up a solar lighthouse on the walkway of the pond...it's kinda cute...
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
http://melissaslilaclane.blogspot.com/2011/04/blogaversary-giveaway-funky-vintage.html is having a great giveaway take a look.
Well it is that time again ladies.... I hope you all had a great week and lots of accomplishments. I did finish the Virginia Star quilt...and I am now quilting a 40 year old fan quilt..The lady who pieced it has passed on and here daughter is getting it done...so for the next couple of weeks that will keep me busy. I am also about ready to FMQ the Rail Fence lap quilt....these smaller items give me practice...and a break from the hand quilting....don't forget to check in with Lee over at... http://freshlypieced.blogspot.com/
Monday, April 18, 2011
Great giveaway going on over here....with Julie....have a look. http://www.jaybirdquilts.com/2011/04/giveaway-off-rail-pattern-fabric.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+JaybirdQuilts+%28jaybird+quilts%29
Sunday, April 17, 2011
http://blog.1choice4quilting.com/2011/04/new-online-quilting-book-club-and-two.html?showComment=1303080307987#c6783914515838941451....Great giveaway going on over here....check it out!!
Friday, April 15, 2011
Well ladies; it is another sunny and beautiful day; but quite chilly. Just seeing the sun beaming through my freshly washed windows; lol. is a treat. You can tell I don't do windows that often. In case you don;t visit Sew It's Finished....here is the Virginia Star completely finished...It measures 88"x98" I finished the quilting yesterday afternoon and bound it last night...now it goes on my website for sale...I hope you all have a very nice weekend.
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
It has been a very busy week for me; cleaning is getting there; but still at it. I have finally got my place ready to hang my quilts for sale this summer. One thing taken care of; now the sewing room....oh oh!! Well; on to the progress; not much in the line of sewing; I'm afraid. The virginia star is almost quilted, the rail fence is the same as last week, but I did make a new bag....lol. This is my first attempt at crazy quilt blocks...if I did a bag again...the handles would be solid colour.....The second picture is a bouquet of tulips my hubby got for me on the weekend; after they opened up they looked so pretty.....And I am linking up to Lee over at Freshly Pieced....go have a look..
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
http://www.psiquilt.com/ is having a fantastic giveaway....go have a look...
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Head over to1 Choice 4 Quilting they have a fantastic giveaway going on....
Well; this has been a slow week as far as sewing goes for me. I am in the middle of spring cleaning right now. Painting walls and ceilings...trying to get my little shop ready in time to open the end of the month. It is quite a chore; but, hey someone has to do it...lol. This week I have been quilting when I can; the Virginia Star is 2/3 finished...so not bad... I have managed to make a couple of small pillow covers and have a lap quilt to match pieced; not quilted yet...these blocks have been laying around here for years.... Everything else is still in limbo....now don't forget to visit Lee to see what the rest of the world has been up to....take care now.
Monday, April 4, 2011
What a Nice Surprise!!
I just came in from picking up my mail; and there was my prize from the weekly theme quilt contest. It is so cute...a pattern for a nice spring wall hanging called GROW...you can see it on the Rocking Chair Quilts site if you like...
Thank you Rocking Chair Quilts for this....love it.
Thank you Rocking Chair Quilts for this....love it.
Sunday, April 3, 2011
Don't Miss This!!!!
There ia a fantastic giveaway here...so;get over there and see what is going on....lol.
Friday, April 1, 2011
Gloomy April 1st
I can't believe the weather man is serious today. April fool's day and he isn't joking about this nasty weather we are going to get over the weekend. My tulips are peeking through...some trees are budding and we are getting 20 cms of snow!!! Oh my....there is going to be a mixture of lots of snow and rain..hoping the rain out does the snow..lol. Anyway; it won't stay forever; will it??????..Might just be a good weekend for cleaning more of the sewing room...or I could quilt...haha...have a good one ladies.....lots going on over at in case anyone else wants to have a look..lots of fun and a giveaway too....
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