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/
This morning started like a well oiled machine, everything was packed in my car for each activity. As I was heading from my last errand to yoga (early!) I realized that I forgot my yoga mat. So that extra time was taken up by going home to get my mat. This led to rushing into… Continue reading Timing
Sometime over the past few weeks our snowman windsock became plastered to the roof. It is frozen in place. This was likely due to a combination of wind, rain and icy yuck (delicately referred to as wintry mix by our local meteorologists). Yesterday I noticed the snowman is upside down. This made me think of… Continue reading Distressed!