October 18, 2014
Since I said we’d have Ducks and Beavers stuff in our quilt booth, Carole and I got busy (along with a few other gals).
Here is the raffle quilt for this year. Carole had most of the blocks completed and I finished a few then put it together and quilted it. It finishes at 63″ x 79″ and is bound ~~ unlike this photo where the binding isn’t sewn down.
If you are in Hillsboro this Sunday, the 19th, stop by St. Matthew Catholic Church at 3rd and Oak and grab a bite to eat and visit us at the quilt booth. There is a significant basket auction along with candy, marketplace and other booths from 8am – 4pm. International food is served in the school from 11am – 4pm.
October 17, 2014
The six month wasn’t scheduled for today, but his dad asked that I watch him. He has to be the slowest eater and doesn’t open his mouth very wide, so it’s a looonnng process. In between bites, I was binding for our church’s Fall Festival this weekend. Stay tuned for more…
October 11, 2014
I took out one bat that was too much towards the bottom, then today, I took out another only to do this. See light purple bat sort of in the center four rows from the bottom.
Tomorrow is our guild mystery quilt class and I finally did my cutting outside this afternoon.
Here are the fabrics I’m using. The solid blue at the bottom is my background.
October 5, 2014
When I entered to win the Allison Glass fabric on Stephanie’s blog, my comment said that I’d make pillows with the fabric and I did! Yesterday at the PMQG Sew Day, I put in zippers and finished three pillows. I mixed some of the new fabric with the older Lucky Penny line I have from my sister’s quilt.
Plus, I made two table runners. My sister will have first dibs on a pillow and or runner, then the remaining will go to the church bazaar.
My neighbor across the street gave us a jar of honey. Thank you Debby!
October 3, 2014
My daughter and son-in-law asked that I make a quilt they spotted on Pinterest. Houndstooth is gaining popularity! Lucky for me, one of my guildmates, Cathie, was making one and helped me with the pattern.
September 30, 2014
Kevin picked up my quilt from the museum on Sunday and I went to hang it today. Apparently, I never finished sewing on the label…
September 29, 2014
Woo Hoo to my son-in-law and me for riding 101 miles in the Harvest Century Bike Ride.
Closing in on the finish line in about five blocks!
After a meal and a few beers!
September 28, 2014
At Northwest Quilt Expo, there were 47 Portland Bridge quilts. Our challeng was to use the Waterfront Park fabric line designed by Violet Craft for Michael Miller. I chose the St. John’s Bridge and specifically Cathedral Park as my inspiration. Kevin took these photos in August under the bridge.
My “Pantone 18-3224 TWO” quilt hung at the show also. I’m holding Kevin’s cane as he takes the photo.
And here is how far I am tonight on the guild raffle quilt.
September 26, 2014
This is taking WAY TOO LONG! I have done nothing other than quilt on this for nearly an entire week in every spare moment and there is still a lot remaining.
September 21, 2014
We had a great backpack planned. Everything was packed and we were to leave after a little sewing with Westside Quilters this morning. Plans changed when Kevin called to say that he fell out of his trailer last night in Roseburg while moving pipes. His left knee buckles when he stands on it. No telling how he made it home because both his truck and car are clutches. He’s been RICEing it all day (Rest, Ice, Compression socks, Elevation) along with anti-inflamatory meds.
I was practicing with my clip on bike pedals this morning and everything was ok until I got back home, panicked and just fell over ~~ still attached to my bike. This evening, it’s a goose egg size bruised lump. The tan is compliments of our Yosemite backpack.