Sunday, December 26, 2010


It was a busy --
but fast month--
I did a stocking give away and Jen in CA won it!! was all snowmen!!!
Miss Gracie had to do one to--
Sunny in Maryland won for her kitties and she picked the green stocking--

got the top all appliqued and sewed together for this wall hanging--

got more towels embroidered for gifts to mail--
did more than is pictured here--

got the card holder basted to hand quilt--but????

then got 2 blocks done in redwork for a table runner--

and then surprise --
I actually got it all made up--
and even hand quilted and the binding done in time for Christmas!!

Got this top finished--
now to baste and hand quilt it--maybe by next year??

Got the two santa baby hats knitted for the hospital--
plus two regular ones knitted!!
Got these three designs done by Gail Pan-- and I did them on the corners of white towels--
they were also done by Christmas--

I received the following gifts this year--
this bear is from Sunny in Maryland--how cute she is--
she made this tag too--I have it on the back of the bear--
these earrings from a resident here--Susan--
as I can not wear them -- I put them on Sunny--they are perfect for her!!!

this is what I got from Kady in Ohio--
love those kittens--
Miss gracie got--
a neat flannel blanket and 3 cat nip bags from Kady--

this pile of loot is from Alice in VA--
Look at these fabrics--soooo cute--
thanks Alice--

these I got from my long time pen pal in PA--Cindy--
what a pretty towel and I needed a calendar that size---

got this package from Joy in AU--
Is this little bag cute or what--it even has a little pocket on the front--
and that crocheted scarf is just my color!!!!

And this pile of fabric goodies is from Lola in NC--
there are several different cat things on the prim panel to do--and these cats will go nicely with ones that Kady sent me--now have to decide what to do with that yummy pink fabric!!!

and these 3 goodies are from lil sister, Barb--
the snowflake bowls are a 3 piece set--
all three are just beautiful--

Sunday, November 14, 2010


new yarn for baby hats--
One embroider done for the candy dishes--
Bought a new Singer sewing machine--this one is a commercial one--
can't buy them in a store--got from a salesman--is brand new--
and it sews great!!!!!  so far!!

November's Sentimental Journey embroidery is done--

Hand quilting is done on the Mariner's compass wall hanging--

the week of November 9th thur November 15 was spent on totally reorganizing the sewing?quilting fabric and all the rest of the apartment--so only a some embroidery on a cat Christmas sampler got done!!!
It did get finished--
and I got this Fall machine embroidery one finished--
It had been sent to me by a blogger named Besty--

Started the 12 days of Christmas layer cake blocks--
And got this new top all sewed (by Dec 2nd)
but worked on it alot during November--

Started some redwork for Christmas designs for a table runner--

and did another row for the homespun quilt--
so this will be wider when finished--
did these two towels and sent them to Alice and Lola--
Really not sure where the month went--
just did not get much done--
did get two more baby hats done!!

Friday, October 8, 2010


Fall is here!!!!
fruit of the spirit

two more hats--
Brutus block done--
The hearts "where" suppose to be the leaves---lol!!!

got  one snowman body knitted

getting blocks done on this pattern--need to do one more row--6 blocks--then need to applique birds in the center of beige squares--

Am working on hexagon Christmas ornaments for gifts--
these are so much fun to make!!!
Gifts of grace block--for Sept--
another block on a Christmas quilt appliqued--

same Christmas quilt--started this one--

made a cat pillow for Gracie--
and 8 cat nip toys for some of my friends--

adopted Gracie--one of the kittens from across the street--

Last block for Gifts of Grace-Oct--

Snowbound block for bom done--

Sentimental Journey bom done--
Shabby rose block--

Finished this Christmas block from last year--
needed to add the berries--now have 3 all done!!!

 did some baby hats--3 more I believe!!
Made new curtains for the dinning room--yellow gingham checked--
and have started new chair covers!!!

So October was full--especially  with all the work we did with the kittens across the street--only Emma is at large and she got loose on us when we moved her to Magee street--and only her and Gracie need to be fixed yet!!!!
So out of 5 kittens and the momma--only Emma so far is still out there--but we do think we know where she is????
Happy Halloween!!!!!