Indeed, it has! My first 2018 Island Batik Ambassador box actually arrived Thursday afternoon, 2/8/18, the same day reconstruction began on our post-Harvey flooded home…Friday was a whirlwind of activity, so I planned on filming early Saturday morning before workers arrived…only to be plagued by technical difficulties. Without future ado – here’s my box… Continue reading THE Box has arrived!
Setting just one monthly goal reminds me of "how do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time!" Well, I don't think elephants are on my must-try list of weird foods- besides this is a quilting blog (good thing, everyone knows I'm not the gourmet cook in the kitchen!) but the concept of breaking… Continue reading One Monthly Goal – February 2018
Goals. Seems to be the buzz word this week! Some say they are best set one month at a time. Sometimes for me, it's just a daily thing as the to-do list in its entirety can get mindboggling. I am linking up with Elm Street Quilts to share my January monthly goal(s) then at the end… Continue reading Three Monthly Goals for January 2018
(Photo Credit, Eric Overton, Dickinson Texas after Hurricane Harvey) How do I say thanks to the many people who have influenced my life this past year? With tears in my eyes, actually. This wasn't exactly the post I had planned for today but in going through photos of 2017 I knew this had to be my… Continue reading It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times
December 24. Christmas Eve. The anticipation of the celebration of the birth of baby Jesus. Today I'm celebrating the birth of another little one. A friend from church. And of course, a baby means a quilt right?! Sometimes the best-laid plans get a little sidetracked- such was the case with this baby quilt. I procrastinated… Continue reading Oh baby!
If you are counting down to Christmas there are five days left. If you are participating in the 31-day blog writing challenge it is Day 20 🤔 If you are me, then it's time to put on those shoes and get this day rolling! As a follow up to yesterday's post my elves came in… Continue reading Hit The Floor Running
Oh me, oh my! It's 6 days until Christmas! I need more of Santa's elves! Sewing machine humming, longarm warming up...I have to take a moment to report we've been making good progress! Besides, it's day 19 of the 31-day blog writing challenge - admit it, you'd be disappointed if I didn't at least report… Continue reading Me and Santa’s Elves Are Working as Fast as We Can!
Yesterday didn't go exactly according to plan..you know what they say about best-laid plans...my word is "be flexible." The afternoon sewing plans were interrupted by an unexpected visit from our son and daughter-in-law. No problem. Family first. So it was evening before I was able to begin my table runner project. Sunday Sewing Recap… Continue reading Best Laid Plans
Yep, call me crazy, but I just accepted Cheryl Sleboa's challenge to write on my blog for each of the 31 days OF DECEMBER! Once a day! In the busiest month of the year! What was I thinking! Grin - this is going to be good! Background: I met Cheryl at Fall Quilt Market 2016… Continue reading 31 Day Blog Writing Challenge – The Quilt Rambler way
I should be packing. My plane leaves in a day for my Certified Instructor Training with Studio 180 Design and what am I doing? Not packing that's for sure! Easily Distracted Sometimes I lose focus. Especially where there's too much to do, instead of just shutting down I find myself wandering in areas that I… Continue reading Distractions – of the Fabric Sort