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Wednesday, December 31, 2014

It's starting to come together!

My Sashiko and Applique Quilt
is starting to come together!!


The center is done!
quilting ideas are running around in my head…
but next up borders … hmmm…what to do?
Maybe a sashiko border?!?….

we shall see what the new year brings!

Happy New Year to all!

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Whirl wind Month and Block #9 done ….

December is JAM Packed!

Victoria came home from Grad school for Christmas
and she brought Stella!
The cute little Chihuahua puppy that was rescued 
from a trash barrel at her school…
a true rescue dog!

We celebrated my mom's 90th birthday!

Victoria and I went out for our yearly
girls day out at the Nutcracker!

Nana over seeing Cookie Night

the start of 15 dozen Santa Face Cookies

Matthew doing his part for cookie night

Matthew, Nana and Victoria

Tree trimming night
Matthew, Victoria and Stephen

The Christmas tree
Love our tree
it has such an old fashioned look to it

the mantel

Here are just a few of the ornaments on our tree,
everyone has there passion represented!

My Quilting

Matthew's Flying
All the planes are from the Hallmark Plane Series
that go back to 1997!

The Nutcracker
we have at least 2 dozen nutcrackers on the tree

Stephen and his fishing hobby


Victoria and all of her sports

and music

there are even four very social ornaments from my childhood tree
yup they are over 50 years old!!

me with the Dogs
Stella and Bella!!

I even had time to finish block #9
of my Sashiko Applique quilt!

It all leads up to tomorrow …
CHRISTMAS!!

Wishing you all a wonderfully blessed Christmas
and a Happy and Healthy New Year

Thursday, December 11, 2014

block 8 and the design wall


Here is Block 8 
"Hibiscus"


looks whats coming together on the design wall!

working on block 9!

just need to cut the setting triangles …

Again!

I know they are here in my sewing room…
some where…
just can't seem to find them!

I must have put them in that 
"special safe place so they don't get lost"
ya know what I mean …right?!

UGH!

I'm sure they will turn up as soon as I finish the quilt top!!!