Project 365 2014 {Week 8} 1

Another week in review! When I started the year, I actually created these weekly posts at the beginning of the week, and updated it as the week went on, finally publishing it on Sunday morning. That lasted for several weeks, but I found that I couldn’t keep that up. I didn’t know that I could. ...

Throwback Thursday — Two x Ten Years 1

Throwback Thursday -- Two x Ten Years
Yesterday’s Capture Your 365 photo prompt was “TWO” — some people took it literally, looking for the number 2 somewhere throughout their day. Others took it as I did — finding a pair of things to take a picture of. I informed my boys that the prompt was two and then said “And you know ...

Work In Progress Wednesday {Week 7} 2

Work In Progress Wednesday {Week 7}
Mostly the progress around here was the Helix quilt, but I did get some sewing done on the project that I abandoned to work on Helix: You sew and sew and sew and sew and….you think you must have a million blocks. But then you count and find out that when you put all of ...

Auditioning designs for the Helix quilt

Auditioning designs for the Helix quilt
The first thing I did on Helix was all of the straight line stitching, outlining the green sections. Because I didn’t want to switch colors every 5 seconds, I chose to do all of the “SID (stitch in the ditch)” on the green, which meant that half was truly “in the ditch” and half was ...

Helix, Quilted 2

Helix, Quilted
Hot off the quilting frame, I got this awesome quilt finished this afternoon. (My definition of finished applies only to the quilting. It still needs a binding…) I got kind of tired of the rocks by the time I was done, and my hands had a tendency to vibrate a bit after working on them, ...