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
Two quilts are close enough to being done that I made binding this week. Luckily, I am better at making it than I am at photographing it. Both quilts are to be delivered over Labor Day weekend, they might be ready in time!
First up is this Wedding Quilt for my daughter and her fabulous fiance. Discerning readers have been seeing a bunch of fabric and a pattern for some time. I am pleased to present to you…three blocks! The wedding is September 1 and the couple plans to display the quilt then. Guess what my priority project… Continue reading 2019-3rd Quarter
I have been sharing images of this quilt in various stages of completion since last fall. It is done and ready to share with the graduate. She requested a quilt with yellow, black and blue fabrics. She also expressed interest in secondary patterns. Thanks to a windfall from a raffle at my guild several years… Continue reading Class of 2019 First Quilt
The Quilt of Valor presentation is tomorrow, I finished this quilt yesterday. So excited to honor my friend, a Viet Nam veteran who plays guitar. He regularly shares his gift at a local coffee house and other venues around town. Most of the quilts at the ceremony will be red, white, and blue. That’s OK,… Continue reading Success-Two Days Ahead!
This quarter has me staring directly at several important deadlines. First up is a Quilt of Valor, to be awarded 5-5-19. You can see the general scheme below. Second is my niece’s high school graduation. As you may recall, she has an interest in a quilt with yellow, blue and black fabrics and with a… Continue reading 2019–2nd Quarter
It was very hard to concentrate in yoga today. Was it because the noisy breather was there? Or due to the music volume? Or is the onus on my shirt, which tried to strangle me after some slithering on the floor? Regardless, I came to the unpleasant realization that my planned afternoon of working on… Continue reading Thwarted!
As you may recall, I was going to take a class on ruler work with a domestic machine and make some doll quilts for further practice. That post is here: https://ponderingitall.blog/2019/01/18/2019-1st-quarter/ I did take a ruler work class, such a fun and useful technique. The class was taught at Quilt Addicts Anonymous, using rulers designed… Continue reading Doll Quilt Success!
As I was sorting through my jewelry, I kept running across earrings and a necklace or two from my Christmas collection. Now they are living together in their own Sweetpea Pod. And I have an extra one ready for someone else! So cute! Here is where it all started: https://ponderingitall.blog/2019/01/18/2019-1st-quarter/