Showing posts from August, 2016

Last week of August already!!!

Hard to believe September is in just a few days!!! The Fall months are starting to fill up with activities!!! We have the State Fair in Oct and of course Houston Quilt Festival the beginning of November and I will be attending both this year!!! Have never been to the fair and it has been 3 years since Houston. Should be lots of fun!!!

Yesterday hubby and I ran away:) haha!!! Not really the SIL is in town so we went to Austin  and dropped off my littlest Bernina to get cleaned:) Then to Cloth Pocket... they are the cutest little shop! They will be moving in Oct to a larger building with lots of windows... SO happy for them! They are always so nice and I also took a picture of what I bought:)

Then off to other errands and ate at Catfish Parlour. Hubby loves the all you can eat catfish... he usually regrets it later that day:( haha!!!

I did get to feeling better and found out it wasn't the chenopods after all... ragweed has come onto the scene:( I have the right mix of meds and it ha…

Lots of rain and cooler temps:)

Hi all:)

It has rained everyday this week... SO not typical for Texas in August!!!! And also the temps have dropped to below 90???  What going on??? So far we have had 6+ inches of rain. Thankfully it has all been nice slow and relaxing rain:)

Unfortunately it has caused havoc on my sinuses:( I have had a headache almost everyday along with the rain:( I did have 2 pretty good days so I got to get some quilting done but the Raffle quilt is only 1/2 way finished:( Was hoping for further progress! I have changed around my allergy meds so am hoping to be my self next week again! Am feeling better today!

So needless to say no work not so many pictures!

Here is a sneak peek of the raffle quilt:) Erlene did such a wonderful job on the Flying Geese!
My Hexie project is all sewed together!!! Now to hand quilt it... well after a cross stitch stocking and another hexie project that is in my head:) A good winter project.
Here is the back view. I still have the papers in the outer hexies for stabi…

Fall is arriving a bit early... hope it lasts!

We are having some wild weather this summer! It only got really hot... 100's at the end of July and actually had 106 on Friday:( Yes a pretty uncomfortable day! Then the front came in and we had rain:) Yes rain in August?? Dropped the temps almost 15 degrees. Sat more rain and bit cooler but higher humidity because of the rain. Today cooler and more rain expected:) Actually more rain all week and cooler temps:) Not open the window temps but SO much better!!! Yea!!!! Of course hubby says he can hear the grass growing:)

Got a few customer things quilted this week. Had Bee on Friday and started a project that I had cut out, made the blocks on Sat and the top was done today:) I do like PIGS... projects in grocery bags... that are finished:) Of course mine are all in ziploc bags but I guess PIZ isn't as good:) Or PIB for the ones in boxes:) haha!!! So I guess it is now a WIP... work in progress as it waits to be quilted? I am sure someone will correct me on that acronym:)

Ok on wit…

August already!!!

(Tried to post yesterday but the pictures wouldn't upload:( But I am here today:)

Whew it feels like August!!!! 100+ everyday for the last 10+ days:( UGH!!!!! This is the part of Summer I am never a happy camper with!!! Just wish for rain and cooler temperatures!!!!!

Did get my bran spanking new water heater put in. Do you believe the labor cost more then the water heater? Well... shouldn't have to worry about that for another 10 years or more:) Wonder what's next??? Hope we are done for the year!!!

Well I did get one quilt finished... and I mean it is all done;) It's the Lone Star I have been writing about. I was given just the star and had to finish it... well it is finished!!! Yes it was pretty warm under it doing the hand-sewing of the binding:(

This is our Do Your Own Round Robin through the Guild. This border requires applique. Dazi to the rescue with the paw prints. Only one more border to add:)
Here are my VERY VERY expensive quilting tools I used on the Lone S…