For a sound track to this post, I recommend https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MUPGxVCIvrI After so many years of working on this and setting it aside and working on it again, I am so pleased to show you a completed quilt! The blocks were designed by Carol Doak 2012-13 for her yahoo group, which recently migrated to a new… Continue reading It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas!
October was a busy month for me, it included two different quilt retreats. Each of them saw me making great progress on my to do list. Several long term projects are coming to an end, so exciting! The other day I saw a great quilt block, it looks like a snowflake and is designed for… Continue reading Clarity
After many finishes of projects for others over the past quarter or so (yay!), I am ready to focus on some quilts for my home. First up is this Christmas quilt using paper pieced blocks designed by Carol Doak utilizing only two colors. Another member of her Yahoo Group developed this design. It has taken… Continue reading 2019-4th Quarter
The wedding quilt was finished on time! This is a Jaybird pattern, Sweet Tooth. Each block is named after a kind of candy, the border segments are named for ingredients for baked goods. The couple likes aqua so the quilt started with those fabrics. Then some other colors snuck in, just for fun and contrast.… Continue reading Wedding Quilt Bliss
Here it is, the finished yellow and blue quilt to honor the high school graduation of a niece. I really like this pattern by Christa Watson, you can see another version here: https://ponderingitall.blog/2018/12/31/big-boy-quilt/ The commitment for this quilt was most recently made here : https://ponderingitall.blog/2019/07/15/2019-3rd-quarter/ It is great to have this quilt done and gifted… Continue reading Class of 2019 Second Quilt
It has been a few weeks since I have been to yoga. I took my mat with me during my recent two week journey but good intentions did not get me on it. So I was very pleased to be back in class. But several things did not go well and made class a challenge.… Continue reading Timed
My yoga instructor suggested we consider “the edge.” In yoga, I believe that suggests how far a pose can go before it becomes uncomfortable. This may be a degree of bending, an amount of straightening, or things like that. She wanted us to explore our edges and consider exactly where they are in our yoga… Continue reading The Edge