Tag Archives: WIP

all thanks to Kim Kardashian’s behind. . .

I am a devoted ET Entertainment Tonight watcher, I can hum you the intro and very Pavlovian like, I will drop what I’m doing and focus on the screen as soon as it sounds. . .but there is even a limit to how many times I can hear/read the same gossip story.  My bi-monthly hair […]

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Design Board!

So after the fail of my first design wall – yup still licking those wounds, and getting tired of the washi tape – works if you’re not planning to move anything for a while, but not when you want to play around with placement – if you look close you can see the wounds that the […]

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2013 ROCKED!

It really did, I tried soooo many amazing techniques, I scored so much fabric and I started so many awesome projects. . .but I didn’t actually finish many things. I’ve yet to actually finish a quilt. Pity. I did finish a little car seat cover for a little girl who should be joining us any […]

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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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Keeping busy. . .

When Sarah Fielke announced she would be having a Mystery QAL with her new fabric line Millefiori, guess who jumped at the chance?  You betcha – both feet! Early last week this arrived, and the QAL was already up to week 3 so I was busy last week getting caught up. I had fun pushing […]

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Instagram killed the blogger in me. . .

Sung to video killed the radio star- yup showing my age again. . .here, let’s try it again, with me this time Instagram killed the blogger in me . . . hmmmm. . .well almost. Instagram is really cool for: 1. Instant gratification – sooo many people all connected by a little hashtag, all willing […]

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