Posts

Showing posts from October, 2016

Happy Halloween!!!!

Image
Here it is almost November! WOW!!!! I feel like I am SO behind!! I will get it all together with a little help from my friends:) haha!!!
The grand-kids just left... they cam trick or treating to us today:) They are now headed to MIL at home:) She will be So happy to see them!
My daughter and hubby are coming for Christmas so we are very excited about that!
I did get some quilting done this week:)
Diane's Texas Our Texas quilt. Hand and machine applique:)
Every block was different so lots of fun!!!
It needed some shiplap .... shout out to Magnolia:)... or Beadboard as I call it:)
I will try to put feathers everywhere now:)
Great backing fabric!
Rising sun.....
The only request she had was the quilted flying geese trail... was a lot easier then I thought it would be:) She called and loves looking and seeing all the different things I quilted:)
Setting sun.....
Sarah made her second and as she says her last Dragonfly quilt:)
Lots of curls and swirls:)
Nice closeup of her dragonfly..…

Fall has finally arrived and hopefully it will stay!

Image
Hello all!

The title says it all about our weather this week:) The windows have been open everyday and long pants have been worn.... still wearing flip flops though:) Just beautiful!!!! Lower and upper 50's when we get up... perfect walking weather:) Yup everyday but Wednesday this week:) I am almost up to a mile and a half:) Highs in the upper 70's:) The weather should hold true until later this week when we will wake to upper 60's and high in the mid 80's. Still wonderful!!!

My back is much better so did a lot of quilting this week:)

Elaine's Christmas 4 patch is all done:) Yes you have seen a few of these already:)
Surprises me all the time the way each person puts theirs together:) Same pattern but different fabrics:)
As you can see on the back... feathered circles and swirly things... yup technical name:)
Elaine's Fall quilt for ... herself:)
Just stippled all over with a variegated thread.
Love the backing!
One more from Elaine;) Yes Bob is giving is appu…

Texas State Fair!

Image
Hi all!
Pat and I left on Thursday for Dallas to attend the Fair:) MY first time! It was SO much fun!!! So many vendors from remodeling to toys to kitchen gadgets:) I of course had to eat some Fair foods. Deep fried Mini Reeses cup:) Deep Fried Thanksgiving Dinner... had stuffing, turkey and cream corn then rolled into ball and fried, served with gravy and cranberry sauce:) Then Beef Brisket egg rolls... super yums!!! Also had some of those swirly fries:)  I would like to go back again:)


Here is Big Tex!!!
And yes he is huge!!!!
Here is the brisket egg roll:) yums!!!!
This cow and penguins were made out of butter.
Here is the sign.
Then on Friday we went to Judy's and she drove us to 3 quilt shops and of course I bought a little at all:) Then to Pat's granddaughter's house to help celebrate her 6th birthday:) Then pu Gyros and back to Linda's house where we were staying all weekend. Saturday we packed up and headed to a Make A Blanket Day in Plano, then home but not b…

Slow and steady:)

Image
My back is still healing... it is a slow process but there is excitement when I didn't use the Tens device for a whole day:) yea!!! Today is day 2:) Of course can't lift or stoop over very well but there is progress!!!! Hubby has been such a help!!!

I did get 3 quilts done this week before I could do no more... probably overdid it but I missed quilting and I kept hearing them call to me:)

Here is what I did get done this week:)

Corolla's Squares quilt.
Have not seen this pattern or fabric before:) Just beautiful! She lets me play and play I did:)
You can see the quilting on the backing.
Kathy J let me quilt her Round Robin... she still needs to embellish it:)
Love all the bright fabrics!!! She also let me play:)
I wrote Buzz Buzz and Bumblebee in the tan borders.
What fun backing!!! She bought it on our trip to E Jays in Taylor:)
Ruth Ellen made this special purple quilt for a niece.
Just love the fabrics!!! An all over stipple with variegated purple thread was used.
Love …