Wednesday, December 31, 2008

happy blocks, continue

Here is a picture of the fabric I bought while at Quilter's Choice, Donna bought about 10% more, she said she is doing a Mystery quilt.


Donna and I meet for lunch yesterday, I had so much fun, afterwards we went to, what else the quilt shop.We will do this again soon. anyone else in town this Jan.!

Still working on the HAPPY BLOCKS for Heartstrings.
here pictures of some.
Happy New Year

Sunday, December 28, 2008

Acrobat Cat

is this not the cutest block!!!! ( one of the kind) I hope it makes a "kid" big or small as Happy as I am to had made it !

Saturday, December 27, 2008

New Year will be here soon

Time for goal setting, and or renew old ones. My goals for me and my quilting time are:
Finish 6 ufo's
Finish them by 080809
From August on work on projects that will be year end oriented, Christmas presents etc.
Sew at least 15 minutes a day and no More that 3 hours a day,at least 5 days of the week.
Sew over 3 hours a day on days we are having a retreat.
Do not commit to do over 4 retreats during the year.
Make at 6 projects for charity.
Buy less, make more.
Stay away from the 10000000's e-mails
Read all my e-mail, they are so informative.
Stay in touch with on line friends.
that is 11 total.
what are your goals!

on the subject of sewing for charity, on New Years the group HeartStrings will be getting together to make
"Happy Blocks" I'm getting a head start because I will be on a holiday part of that weekend.
Here you'll see some of prep-blocks and one completed, but untrimmed.

New toy

see what my nice carmelita got me for Christmas, I also got pins, and spools of great color treads from my Son and girlfriend in Mass.

I'm back

Yes, the holiday preparations keep me away from my computer.but not totally away from my sewing, I finished my Paper wrapping stars, I just had to do the binding, My Friend in Maine quilted for me earlier in the 2008, but I did not need it till Christmas, it is on my bed now. and it be till Jan 6 at least.

Tuesday, December 9, 2008


The U.S. POST OFFICE delivers, yes the mail is in and everyone I send parcels to have checked in and report the good news Mary said she got the tops I send ( 2) along with some of the fabric I had extra in the hope she can use for " back" or!

Alycia also reported receiving the "pillow cases"


string scraps

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