Got mine cut out and I'll sew it soon. I have a busy week and next week going fishing.
Monday, June 26, 2017
Well, the first nine blocks of our sampler quilt is done. Yay! Three more to go and glad to say they have no set in seams, double yay!! Of course, I'll need to rearrange the order of blocks.
Friday, June 23, 2017
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Also here is the purple pixel block that I finished yesterday. Two sets down, now to bag up a third set and start sewing again.
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Finally finished it this morning. Never cared for set in seams, but did fairly well for my second try.
As my mom posted earlier, I've cut out the next block. However, we're both not liking the looks of them. I know she plans to work on hers a bit more before we sew them up.
Sunday, June 18, 2017
Saturday, June 17, 2017
I've been having a lot of trouble sleeping normal hours.
I use to stay on my husbands schedule but lately it's been way out weird. Like tonight...I went to take a power nap at 2:00 pm and ended up waking at 9:00 pm. Now it's 1:07 am and I'm still awake.
I do wish this would stop.
We said we were going to wait and do the Secret Drawer later. I had mine on my design board and my pieces kept falling off.
I think it was just telling me to get over there and finish it...so I did. Now my toe hurts more but it's done.
Hope Lisa doesn't get upset. She has so much she's working on. I don't know how she keeps it all straight.
Well of course I did it on purple first and then the red and black.
So which do you prefer?
Friday, June 9, 2017
Thursday, June 8, 2017
I believe it's been decided that we will be shelving the secret drawers block until my mom and I can get together to work on it. We'll be starting the next block and hopefully showing them off next Thursday.
I've finished two more pixel blocks and have another up on the design board. Going through a box and came across a simple block lap quilt, that I finished sewing together.
Got my third book in the mail. Quilty Fun by Lori Holy and simply couldn't resist the bumble bee block, which I sized down, and will be honest, I was hoping for a 6½" square and got a 5¾"x5¼" block. It still looks good!
Friday, June 2, 2017
Well, I've broke down and with my toe getting a little better I made it to my table to finally cut out the pattern.
UGH! Yes, I got it cut out but once I put it together it didn't look right. Sooo, I called Lisa in and she saw my delimma.
Thankfully it didn't take a lot to correct. Now it's sewing time only I can't use my foot in my pressure pad to sew.
Thursday, June 1, 2017
I bid on 3 books on eBay and the first two have arrived. I'm so excited and just want to jump right on in. However, working on curbing my impulsiveness. I already have 8 different quilts going in different stages. Better keep my focus on them.
Finished two more of the first squares of the 4 pixel quilts I'm working on. So, now working on another set. I have a little over 80 squares to do and then to place all in order. I really do believe the kids will enjoy them.
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
I've decided on my colors four days ago but was undecided as to which color to make more dominate. Hmmmm
Then yesterday after talking with Lisa and telling her my problem she gave me a better idea. Sooooo as soon as I can get to my sewing table we might get these secret drawers out in the open. Ha
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
This morning it is more swollen black and blue but I can use my heel to get to and from.
Monday, May 29, 2017
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Have been working on my hexies and am half way through with my basting.
I'm working on 4 different pixel blankets, each different. Finished two of the first squares and am about to start another. They each have a different colored background and I'm working them in a way that my kids won't figure out what they are. Giving myself plenty of time to complete for next year.
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Well yesterday 39 yrs ago I had a son and his birthday is celebrated with his daughter. My husband and I wished them both a Happy Birthday at different times. Our son is in Wisconsin, but his daughter is here in Texas. She's no 20 years old. Isn't she a looker?
Monday, May 15, 2017
I had with the help of a special lady in church, created hankie roses for our Church's mother's day.
Made two more of those sewing thread catcher organizers. They went over well.
Made two bigger design boards. Mine is already being put to use for some pixel quilts.
Wanted some number pins to help keep my current row in order. So, made some. Just glued on paper to my button pins and it does the job nicely. Then needed a way to keep it organized since my design wall is in the hall. Looked on Pinterest for some ideas and decided to make my own wrist pincushion. Used a jar lid so I won't go around poking my arm.