Machine Quilting Monday 2

Stupid weather. School was cancelled today, so I loaded up a quilt and got busy. I posted these pictures on Facebook earlier, but thought I’d post them here, too. I will admit that my “busy working on this quilt time” included a lot of time wandering around the Internet looking for ideas. More than a ...

Project 365 — 2014 {Week 4} 2

January 19, 2014 — I made the family start our Sunday night popcorn movie early, so that I’d be ready to watch the premiere of season 3 of Sherlock. I was so excited when I realized it was going to be on PBS. I had it in my head that it was going to be ...

Throwback Thursday: Future Redhawks

Throwback Thursday: Future Redhawks
In 2006, the school sold some old uniforms, and we bought several for the boys. I think this photo opportunity might have been the only time they wore them. I was looking for something to post tonight, and just happened to click on this folder at random, and since I’m sitting here waiting for them ...

Work In Progress Wednesday {Week 3}

Work In Progress Wednesday {Week 3}
I am quilting: Mark’s lap quilt with the minkee backing. I am piecing: I need an in-progress code name for this quilt. Any ideas? I am knitting: I finished the beaded section, did the 2nd braid and am on to the textured body of the shawl. Only, I have a different number of stitches than ...

Top Ten Tuesday — Reasons to Move Somewhere Warmer 1

Top Ten Tuesday -- Reasons to Move Somewhere Warmer
Reasons #1-#5: It is currently -6 degrees. Reasons #6-#10: The windchill is -20 degrees. That’s all I’ve got.