Tuesday, May 12, 2015
I was able to baste four and half new stars for the 60 degree star quilt I am working on. Basting while waiting in the eye dr's office on yesterday with my dad.
I hope to have more basted before I leave on Thursday. I plan to stitch when I am not driving on the way back from TX with my dd who will be coming home for the summer break from uni. It has been five months since I was able to give her a big hug. I am looking forward to helping her drive back.
I participated in Jewels Easter Time Swap for the second year this year. It is always a fun swap to do. You take the words: Easter Time and do a little gift for each letter. After my parcel did not arrive my partner graciously made another parcel for me.Lovely apron with cherries scattered about it.
A new pin cushion and embroidery scissors,
The whole grouping, blogger for some reason would not let me put this pic first.
An awesome book that I have actually had on my to buy list for a while now. Now I can mark it off :)
A wonderful Easter mini that I can display every year
And this wonderful winter scarf! The pic does not do this any justice at all. It is wonderfully soft and thick. The colors are saturated and just beautiful! Since it is very hot here 80's I will have to wait until the fall to be able to wear this beauty.
A great hand towel and some cute little decorative eggs
Some wonderful smelling soap, laces, trims and buttons with a few charms along with some cute pegs. A great Aussie flag as well...
She really spoiled me with some fabulous gifts. Thank you so much Kerrie for being such a thoughtful and wonderful partner. And thank you Jewels for another great swap! If you would like to see what my partner received you can go here for her post about the swap.
Sunday, May 10, 2015
I have added to my little doodle booklet and only have two pages left to complete. This little book has a total of 16 pages that I have doodle on. I am enjoying the making of these little booklets very much. I also added to my larger ledger page doodle. It looked like it was missing something every time I looked at it. So I decided to add a bit more and now I am happy with it. Hope you guys are not tired of looking at these. I promise to have some stitch/quilty related goodness to post when I get back from my trip. Have a great day!
Thursday, May 7, 2015
I love how this page has finished out as I used inspiration from one of my older ledger sheets(see post below) from a previous class with Karen...I now need to figure out how to put this into stitch...I am so inspired to keep going and will be taking this further down the road sometime...for now I have a lovely addition for the ledger...
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Friday, May 1, 2015
Still trying to decide which one I want to move forward...maybe the design from my inspiration cup (the last two) I need to add ink to them and then decide from there...the first design is inspired by fabric in my stash...I took elements from three different fabrics and put them together for the doodle sheet...I know I will move this one forward at some point, but not sure when...I need to add more of the vines to see how I like it filled in...so much to do with so little time...although the doodling has been a relaxing exercise for me over the last few days of dealing with the claims adjusters...now for a cuppa and adding more ink to the last three design sheets...