Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Whatcha working on....

Spring may have arrived, crocus and hyanthis, and tulips OH MY.

I know I may sound excited, but remember this is a new home for us
and I will be experiencing a whole new landscape.
When we moved in it was mid November. All the trees and plants had gone to sleep.

While I have been reading over all of my new comments and getting to know all of you, I came down with underlining pnemonia.
When spring is here my allergies start up.
I have allergies to mould. Between the thaw and rain my yard is one big lake.
So I stayed in , on the meds for seven days and am taking ADVAIR to keep my lungs clear.
So what sewing have I done,...........well here is a sneak preview of my grandaughters dissappearing ninepatch. Can't show too much or the suprise will be gone.
I made her pillow cases to match the backing.

Here is a set of 6 placemats, you know the ones that are cheaters.
Just add some fabric to the sides and add your batting and backing and we are off the the races.
I decided to machine stitch the binding instead of by hand so that they will stand up to repeated washings. I know they will be put to the test. These are gifts as well.

We inherited 4 card chairs. All they needed was some tender care. My dh took them apart and I reupolstered the seats and backs and he cleaned up the metal with CLR.
The chairs had been damaged by water and rust had formed.
I picked up this 70's material at our fabricland. Don't you just love those bright orange flowers.
It reminds me of wallpaper we once had in a kitchen.

Sew off to my scap bin to find fabric for the jelly roll blocks.
I'm a little behind........ Now what other ufo's have I to finish................

I just happened to look out of my window and these big snow flakes falling.
What happened to SPRING????
I hope to see you soon.....


Saturday, March 20, 2010


I am overcome by all the lovely comments.

I have visited each and everyone, but to my dissmay some are blocked as no reply.
If you win I do not have an e-mail to contact you.

Two more weeks to go.

Thank you for all who have entered. All of you are very talented artists.


Wednesday, March 3, 2010



One Year Anniversary has come and gone,

I would say it is time for a "GIVEAWAY " to thank all of my blogging friends that I have met in this last super year.

I am offering


and to go along with that book a pattern


In order to be entered in the draw, just leave me a comment.

For those of you that are followers, you will be entered 2 times.

If you post about it you will receive 3 entrys.

My giveaway is opened till March 31, 2010. to give everyone a chance to enter.

I will do a random drawing on April 1, 2010.

Make sure that I can contact you by e-mail.


Tuesday, March 2, 2010

"at the spa"

Hello, My name is Fergus. I am a Westie..
My master has just brought me back from a day at the spa.
My coat had become too long and bushy. My ears and feet were needing a manicure and cleaning. My groomer said that I was a good boy.

I sure enjoyed meeting all my furry friends, except on my return I was a little upset with Max for leaving me and staying behind. We are inseparable.You must admit I sure am a handsome guy......