Category Archives: Quilting

The place where all the cool stuff is…

my stash. 😉 Yeah, I went shopping. Problem? Didn’t think so. Marie Antoinette. Oh yes. Floss toss on Silkweaver’s African Daisy. Planning to start soonish. Quilty magazines & JCS (it has a Brooke’s Books which makes it an auto buy). My problem … Continue reading

Posted in Caribbean/Mystery 12, High Maintenance, Marie Antoinette, Quilting, Stitching | 15 Comments

10 on the 10th

Stealing Annette’s meme, ’cause I’m cool like that. 😉 10 of my favorite quilts from Festival ’10 (notice OF my favorites, and these aren’t in any order either – it’s stressful enough trying to pick just 10) No more words, … Continue reading

Posted in Meme, Quilting | 11 Comments

I've walked miles and miles

Houston International Quilt Festival is practically criminal in its size. Massive doesn’t do it justice.  And oh how I shopped; but the best part was the company. Amanda, Annette, Cheryl, Marie, and Pat along with bumping into a few other local quilting … Continue reading

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Return of Thursday Things

I don’t know why I let this meme fall away (oh wait, I’m lazy – of course! how could I forget?) Thursday’s Thing I Wished I Stitched How outstanding is this?! A gal by the name of Carol made this … Continue reading

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Why models make the big bucks

Proof positive that a good model can make good look great. Ok, the picture is *much* better in person. This is a photo of a photo (my scanner & I… we do not speak). The cutie is Sara’s Joshua. And … Continue reading

Posted in Baby Quilt, High Maintenance, Mirabilia, Quilting, Stitching, Yoyoville | 12 Comments

Mom's Quilt & Miscellany

*Note! I made a typo in my last post. CaHRH is being stitched 1 NPI thread over 2 on 40ct. linen. Sorry about that. * Don’t say a word. I forgot to grab a picture of Mom’s quilt all finished. … Continue reading

Posted in Celtic Band Sampler, General Rambling, Quilting, Stitching | 20 Comments

Gotta do this more than once a week

And away we go: Top of Mom’s quilt. This weekend I’ll get the backing. These did not turn out so well. 1. The polka dot strawberry needs to be much larger, pattern suggested 5-1/2″ square, I think it needs more … Continue reading

Posted in High Maintenance, North Pole, Quilting, Stitching, Yoyoville | 17 Comments

My week to sew

The tote bag pieces became this: Front Back, both front and back pockets are divided into two. Inside there are an additional 6 pockets. Two front & back with one on each side panel. There is also a key holder. … Continue reading

Posted in High Maintenance, Quilting, Sewing, Stitching | 7 Comments

This is what a productive weekend looks like

at least at my house. I’ve finished stitching on the Mira RRs!!! The treasures etc that I had to order for Gardenia arrived Friday so I took the hint and got to stitching. Little miss is blinged out! She fits … Continue reading

Posted in Lizzie Kate Double Flips, Mirabilia, Mirabilia RR, Quilting, Stitching | 15 Comments

Block A Month

Remember way back when, in those heady days of New Year’s goal setting and feeling flush from the huge finish of HoHRH? Well I had set a goal of stitching just one of those cute little LK flip its a … Continue reading

Posted in General Rambling, Lizzie Kate Double Flips, Quilting, Stitching | 9 Comments