Major Orca Bay Progress

I started Orca Bay last year and my progress stalled around clue #6 before it was stuck into a tray until I picked it back up a week or so ago. Since the new mystery was starting so soon I … [Read more...]

My Fabric Picks for Easy Street

My room isn't perfect yet but I had enough space cleaned off for me to pull fabric for Easy Street - the Bonnie Hunter mystery quilt for this year. She had the very smart idea of pulling … [Read more...]

New Accuquilt Dies and Packing for Travel (bonus doggie pix)

A few weeks ago I bought some new Accuquilt Go! dies and didn't get a chance to try them out until last night. We put on the latest episode of True Blood and I pulled out all my stuff. I … [Read more...]

The Weekend Roundup & Movie Recommendation

Saturday the dogs woke up early (as usual) so I got out of bed around 7:15AM and took care of that before heading into the sewing room.  I straightened up a bit and then looked at things I … [Read more...]

32 – In The Hoop, Christmas, BDSI Wrapup, Spring Cleaning

I completed an Anita Goodesign project in the hoop and made a cute table topper!  I'll share my trials and tribulations with my embroidery machine. I received a few Christmas … [Read more...]

Embroidery Machine Fun & Orca Bay Update

A few weeks ago we were down in Brandon where my sewing machine shop is and I stopped in to chat with Vicki - the lady that sold me my first Viking Sapphire - and of course I had to do some … [Read more...]

Orca Bay Part 4 = Some Sewing Therapy

Basil on his favorite place in my sewing room! Yesterday it happened - Basil's ACL ruptured. I was expecting it to happen as I'd been warned but I didn't think it would happen this … [Read more...]

Orca Bay Part 3 Progress

For the Orca Bay Mystery Quilt Part 3 - I was able to get 360 HST done yesterday! The foundation paper piecing method worked really well and I'm pleased with my units.  I got extras just in … [Read more...]

Headcolds and Orca Bay

Last Tuesday I started feeling funny with an odd scratch in my throat but I hoped for the best and attributed it to allergies. Then Wednesday it got worse and finally Thursday it really set … [Read more...]

WIP Wednesday

I'm at 300 sets now.... 150 to go Finishes this week: 1 Cardigan Wallhanging (on Etsy now) Works in Progress: 3 (Orca Bay Mystery Quilt, Butterfly Quilt, Corgi … [Read more...]