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August 6, 2020
The Hexie Border from Quilts....etc.

Has begun!  This one piece makes it a step closer to being called done for Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds – but it will take a little while to accomplish that – but one piece of the border makes it closer to a complete rectangle. As you can see from the cut off on […]

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August 5, 2020
A Little More Quilting from Quilts....etc.

A little more on Alaska And the first of the half diamonds that I need for Lucy – linking to the Inquiring Quilter-Wednesday Wait Loss –– Quilt Fabrication, Midweek Makers – A lizard running across the porch – so hard to catch him before he runs all the way across. Yesterday morning was made for […]

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August 4, 2020
Quilting and Plants from Quilts....etc.

Not much to show today – progress on Alaska moved a little bit – work on the red star and around but I didn’t stretch to get the whole star that will be finished in the next round Also got started on the right side of the star and that is where I picked up […]

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August 3, 2020
Relaxing Day Outside from Quilts....etc.

It eventually got into the mid 80’s but the air was dry and it was a nice day for visiting on the porch.  Managed to get the last full diamond done for Lucy in the Sky – now on to the half diamonds As I mentioned last week or so I decided this will be […]

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August 2, 2020
Quilting from Quilts....etc.

Heaven knows what I did yesterday but I did get more quilting done on Alaska and plan to do more of that today for Slow Sunday Stitching with Kathy.  Here is what I got done with on Friday night And this is the area I picked up on Saturday night and will continue on from […]

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August 1, 2020
Don’t you Love Packages from Quilts....etc.

I love it when a fabric package arrives don’t you.  I know some of you don’t order on line but maybe more of you do now that since the shops had been closed for awhile? I guess most are open now for at least limited hours and if I had one I just might be […]

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July 31, 2020
More Stitching from Quilts....etc.

Yes a little bit here and a little bit there and some reading too – I have not finished the Tall Grass book still and most likely will get that finished today.  The weatherman keeps saying we are going to start a string of days in the very low 80’s and very low 60’s at […]

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July 30, 2020
A Little More On Alaska from Quilts....etc.

No two hour sessions lately quilting on Alaska – just a little here and there in the evening – last night though it had been a rainy day and the bugs were out so I wasn’t outside and sat a bit longer quilting. This quilting that I show was from Tuesday night.  The quilting is […]

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July 29, 2020
A Lazy Summer Day from Quilts....etc.

Not much happening here this week!  A little more quilting, some knitting, and some volunteer work for the children’s department at the library (at home). My quilting time will be cut into today while I cut circles with a little gadget Melanie brought to me to get some things cut for art package kits that […]

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July 28, 2020
Quilting & Piecing from Quilts....etc.

Just a little bit from yesterday – I spent the morning grocery shopping and reading.  By time afternoon rolled around I settled down to make a pineapple block Then I decided to make a couple new face mask for us – I have some already cut out from the last batch of them that I […]

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July 27, 2020
Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds from Quilts....etc.

After thinking about this hexie quilt for a while now I am thinking I might want to not make it large!  I have so many large quilts and many more to make but I already have a quilt of this type that I made few years ago – so this one might end up being […]

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July 26, 2020
Alaska from Quilts....etc.

Well I had planned on taking a whole week off of quilting but that didn’t happen.  I did sit down at the frame a couple days ago to look it over and start to decide a quilting design – I even started and then actually picked stitches out because I didn’t care for it.  I […]

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July 22, 2020
Life in the Country & Quilting from Quilts....etc.

Just so much to do out here sometimes  – this year with staying home I have been paying attention to the garden besides quilting and sewing.  Yesterday masks making continued and I need to send a bunch off to Jessica so they will have them for their cross country drive to their new home – […]

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July 21, 2020
It Was a Mask and Garden Day from Quilts....etc.

Well not really that much of a garden day other than cutting some oregano first thing in the morning before it got to a very high 96 degrees again! and more tomatoes – I had to add more ties to the plants they are getting so tall and and were starting to bend over – […]

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July 20, 2020
Another Day of the Same Stuff from Quilts....etc.

Yes not much changes in my life these days – quilting, sewing, applique, kitchen, garden, reading & 2 or 3 fast walks on the treadmill – trying for 60-90 minutes total a day – just finished the newest of the Joe Pickett series “Long Range”  – I think it was number 20 – another ear […]

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July 19, 2020
A Little Here A Little There from Quilts....etc.

Little by little things get done even if it doesn’t look like much progress is made at time.  The Morning Glory quilt still looks the same but I am part way done with the 3rd side and for my Slow Sunday Stitching with Kathy I will take more stitches on that blue strip all the […]

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July 18, 2020
A Mask and Quilting from Quilts....etc.

I went searching for a different face mask pattern to see what was out there and found one that I liked a little better than the last one – here is the link to the blog it is on – basically the same except for the loop area and there were patterns for men’s, women/teen, […]

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July 17, 2020
A Little Quilting from Quilts....etc.

Not too much to blog about today – a little quilting from Wednesday night on Alaska One more Pineapple Block and now I need to cut strips so I will have some pre-cut pieces to work with next time I’m ready, I’ve used all the strips I had cut a couple weeks ago.  A little […]

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July 16, 2020
Quilting, Piecing, Applique from Quilts....etc.

A little of three projects done yesterday – it was hot and humid so again more time spent inside then outside – I was out a little bit to water plants and pick tomatoes – only a few more will be in a couple days – I gave the few to Melanie today and will […]

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July 15, 2020
Morning Glory–The Last Step from Quilts....etc.

Finally Morning Glory is off of the table and in my sewing area.  I am ready for that final applique of stitching the blue strip all around the sides for the finish touch.  I laid it on the floor after the glue dried for a photo – forgive the messy table in the photo – […]

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