Category Archives: Reading

Birthday Books

It probably hasn’t escaped notice that I am a book junkie. (not my pile – but i could do this if i wanted to) Every year on the Tuesday (book release day is on Tuesdays, just like DVDs) closest to … Continue reading

Posted in Giveaway, Reading | 28 Comments

10 on the 10th

This month’s 10 is the 10 best books I’ve read in ’10. Some of these will be entire  series, I refuse to pick just one book from a larger body of work. 1. Stacia Kane‘s Downside Ghosts, 1st in the … Continue reading

Posted in Meme, Reading | 8 Comments

New Stitchy Nest

I has a chair! Many moons ago I had a stitchy chair, $25 auction find. We had a long and lovely relationship – sadly all things must come to an end. About 4 years ago it was retired to the great charity … Continue reading

Posted in Caribbean/Mystery 12, Chatelaine, High Maintenance, Reading, Stitching | 20 Comments

2 months…

I’d like to say I’ve been busy. But unless being busy being lazy counts… As an apology for being away so long, few words many pictures. Lizzie Kate Flip-Its complete through June. One day I’ll get a good picture of this. … Continue reading

Posted in Chatelaine, Halloween, Lizzie Kate Double Flips, Reading, Stitching, Uncategorized | 17 Comments

Chatelaine Finish!

And I bet you’d all love to see it. But you are denied! (I know, evil = me) There’s still time for you to have a chance at getting your pristinely clean hands (because you’ve been busy stitching) on it. … Continue reading

Posted in General Rambling, High Maintenance, Reading, Sewing | 8 Comments

Weekly update

I suppose I should just admit that I’m only posting weekly now. Maybe once I pick up steam stitching again I’ll post more often. But I do have things to share. I started on Jenn’s Mirabilia RR. The white blob … Continue reading

Posted in BHQ - Balitmore Halloween Quilt, Mirabilia, Mirabilia RR, Quilting, Reading, Stitching | 16 Comments

21 Inches & Counting

Hey there! Long time no see. I didn’t really do all that much today, just extended down the right side vine border and stitched the berry border under the verse.  While stitching I did make some progress in the verse … Continue reading

Posted in And They Sinned, Mirabilia, Reading, Sinner Sundays, Stitching | 18 Comments

Off to a good start

Gah, the colors photographed badly.  Eh, I’ll get over it. LK’s Double Flips ’08 are this year’s monthly project, I’m stitching them all together on one piece of Bo Peep Pink 28ct. Lugana. So fast compared to HoHRH. 😉 I … Continue reading

Posted in General Rambling, Lizzie Kate Double Flips, Quilting, Reading, Stitching | 15 Comments

I'm a lucky girl

My piecing  is going well. Madison house Trees The colors kinda washed out in the trees 😦 . In person they make sense with the roses at top and then the greens getting darker on the way down. Hearts This … Continue reading

Posted in General Rambling, High Maintenance, Online Sampler 101, Quilting, Reading | 7 Comments

OMG What a wonderful day

(except the whole nearly getting t-boned in downtown Houston thing) Annette & her mom Pat came to town for the International Quilt Festival this weekend and we spent today on the floor shopping our poor feet off. Like a fool … Continue reading

Posted in Halloween, High Maintenance, Quilting, Reading, Stitching | 6 Comments