Quilts

Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt – Progress #14.5

So my plan was to have the quilt top all pieced together to show you this past Saturday. When I was laying out the blocks to see how I would sew them together, I realized that the Balloon Flower was missing it's embroidery. Not wanting to embroider on the block after it was part of… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt – Progress #14.5

Quilts

Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt – Progress #14

Progress #13 It was time to finish of the pieced basket blocks for this quilt project. While working on the flower blocks, I worked from a notebook with all the pieces for the blocks tucked into each sheet protector.  The balance of the pieced blocks were set aside to finish at a later date. Then… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt – Progress #14

Sewing · Workbasket

Monthly Mending – April 2022

Sweater: This black cardigan sweater is my go-to sweater. It can be worn with most outfits I wear to work. I am a woman ''of a certain age'' with all the body temperature dis-regulation that goes along with that age (read: hot flashes). Not only does this sweater see many days at work, but while… Continue reading Monthly Mending – April 2022

Wellness

2022 Running Update: Mar & Apr

As any type of resolution, motivation dwindles. Especially with crummy weather and Spring time colds. In the last update I was +33.51 miles ahead of the game for this year's running goal In March only 46.52 miles were achieved. This was -8.03 of the monthly goal, decreasing my lead to 25.48 miles for the year.… Continue reading 2022 Running Update: Mar & Apr

Quilts

Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt – Progress #13

Progress #12 Zinnia Zinnia This is our last flower block for this quilt. In some ways, I will miss the whole process of choosing the fabric for each block and watching the flower come to "life" as it is sewn down. Like the last few blocks, I pin all the pieces that are in the… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt – Progress #13