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70 weeks in the making. . .a finish. . .

Woot woot!!! According to IG, this first picture was taken 70 weeks ago. . . I’ve learnt so much since then. . . How we and the plant life have grown since then. . . My most favorite finish to date. . . Quilt Stats: Pattern: Midnight at the Oasis by Jen Kingwell Fabric & Binding: […]

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Midnight at the Oasis, how smitten I am with you!

So we had a little bit of a photo-shoot this weekend to celebrate the second from last border on my Midnight at the Oasis quilt! this was my first shot waiting for the family to get organised (and to be honest it’s kinda my favorite) Courthouse steps are up next!  Never made a court house […]

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January Bee Block

I’m very excited about a new image on my side bar – I am a member of a Quilting Bee this year – Woot! Woot! This was what our January Queen requested: very fun block to make and I thought I’d make her a little crochet bee to celebrate my first bee, any excuse to […]

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Customer Service Call. . .ta dah!

I buy just about everything online. . .I mean with 2 toddlers, you can’t pay me to walk into a store and I am sure that there are many that would pay us to stay out. . . . . .so when my cell rang and displayed “Customer Service” as the caller, I answered.  Especially […]

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How I churn out churn dash blocks. . .

Hmm, no matter how funny things sound in my head. . .anyway, let me take you back a couple weeks. I was dreading the next border of my Midnight at the Oasis quilt. . .the tiny churn dash blocks – 52 of them! Oh my goodness, that looks like sooooo much work – you can […]

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Secret to a successful marriage #57. . .and a WIP update. . .

Secret to a successful marriage #57: learning to look apologetic when you’re summoned to the bathroom to see the clump of hair your husband pulled from the clogged bathtub drain. . .and if you can manage the following with sincerity. . . “how terribly dreadful dear, thank you ever so much. . .“, it can […]

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How about WIP Friday?

I’ve been dragging my feet something terrible on these applique borders. . .I’ve only partially completed the top and left side. . . I still need to sew down the basket handle, join the vines over the basket and add a little flower. . .then do the other two sides!  In my self imposed ADD, […]

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WIP Wednesday, Midnight at the Oasis. . .

A quick progress post, I’m thinking I may be able to stitch a leaf or two before I go to bed, but I’ll take a break because I’m dying to show you how my Midnight at the Oasis QAL is coming along! I managed to sew all my orange peel blocks together and attach them […]

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Orange peel FYI

So I’ve only been doing this quilty thing for about a year and I have to admit I feel a little cheeky calling this a tutorial, so how about we just call this “newbie’s got a pretty good idea”. . .  😉 Working on the orange peel blocks from the midnight at the oasis QAL […]

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WIP Wednesday. . .

I’m working away on my orange peel blocks for my Midnight at the Oasis quilt Still a few more to get done – 12! I’m really excited about the finish but I really did need a little break. . .so I allowed myself to get distracted by the Sophie Car Seat Quilt from the Moda […]

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