Wednesday, September 30, 2015
I have done a couple of "I cannot talk about it" tests this month too. Enough said.
On the home front we continue to have our lesser moments. I would show my wrist from the attempted insertion of an IV drip but I might lose the limited readership I already have. I had not planned on a three day stay at the local hospital but that was what happened last weekend. They do look after you well there but I am happy to be home and on the mend.
I taught a strings workshop for my Guild this month and also had my turn for the Scrapbag group project. So a lot of preparation. Both events went well.
Bill and I got away for a shortened trip to Stratford. We went on the light side for this year's entertainment and saw Carousel and Sound of Music. The only down part was that our friend Ray was not well enough to travel from Cincinnati to enjoy the shows. He is hoping for next year. It is the first year he has missed in the 40 since he started driving up here.
I am hoping October brings some finishes. I have 2 three day get a ways with different sewing buddies so maybe there is hope. Piecefully, Joanne
Saturday, September 5, 2015
Friday, September 4, 2015
Other than that I have been working on samples for the store (Shoreline Quilts in Port Elgin), doing some testing for Fandom in Stitches and for Cora's Gypsy Queen Mystery. What I really need to do in the final third of the year is finish some of my tops. My 60+ year old Bernina has officially died or at least that is what the repair man said. He indicated the motor was the problem and that could not be replaced because of the age of the machine. That is the machine I did my machine quilting on so I have not come to terms with how I will deal with this problem.
Sunday, August 16, 2015
In non-quilty news I had a birthday this week. Next birthday a decade will change. The whole family came to celebrate with me which was very nice. The boys stayed the rest of the week. DH will take them home tomorrow so no more LEGO in the family room or forts with the couch cushions. Well that is until they return towards the end of the week.
I think my big job next week will be organizing my "Strings" workshop and making certain my samples are up to snuff. Piecefully, Joanne
Linking up with Cynthia's Oh scrap! (here)
Sunday, August 9, 2015
It looks like a busy week ahead so it remains to be seen how much sewing gets done. I have a test quilt with an August 14 deadline so I suspect that will take up any stitching time I can find. Piecefully, Joanne
Linking up with Cynthia's Oh Scrap! at www.quiltingismorefunthanhousework.blogspot.com
Sunday, August 2, 2015
The peas are essentially done, the boys are returning tomorrow, and summer is half over. What more can I say. Piecefully, Joanne
Linking up with Cynthia's Oh Scrap! at Quilting is more fun than housework (here)