Sunday, January 31, 2016


The dark brown shows up better than the gold. If you click on it will see hamburgers.

This is the December Christmas Tree Toilet Tank Runner.

Friday, January 29, 2016


What a great birthday.  Eric  brought all these fruits for Dick to enjoy.Elaine brought bacon , Kielbasa, big bag of beef jerky  from  Henry's Meat in Pennsylvania and Clark gave him a Walmart  gift card to go shopping.

Monday, January 25, 2016


This is how the Let it Snow runner looks on the toilet tank.

Now I just have  July and September to do yet Apples and watermelon to be caught up.
  I have December Christmas Trees ready to quilt.  Then Hearts are coming up for February.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

LET IT SNOW January sewing.

This is January Let it Snow  toilet tank runner it took me 5 days to make it.
  Here are more 365 Circles made from scraps I have 24 made so far

I have Women of the Bible all blocks together and you are to put 4 patch blocks on for a border.

I have 24   4 patch blocks made so far and many more to make from scraps too.

I took a class from Mary Lou Nuzum on making strip blocks. I choose to make mine 6 1/2 square.

Here are all the ones I have made so far in January 22 done .

Not all sewing projects are glamorous  some times I do mending.A rip below the pocket.

This suit jacket had a hole in the bottom of the inside pocket..It was a challenge to fix the lining on it.

Monday, January 11, 2016

Disappearing Pinwheel Twist Block

I was given 2 -10 inch blocks and sewed around them to make 1/2 square triangles 
to make the pinwheel. The Rittman Stitchers next month will make something out of this. My favorite color pink,. Look forward to what it will be.

Saturday, January 9, 2016


I just found out about this  and today is the 9th  of January so I am up to date. I  used wonder under to place my circles on the 4 1/2 background and button holed it with my machine. This is fun a great way to use up scraps.Check button on my side bar and join the fun

Thursday, January 7, 2016


I made 8 place mats with white on white to show off the carnival glass Iris Herring Bone Pattern;  My son has these dishes and wanted to  show them off on a plain place mat

                              The back side I chose gold block pattern to show off these gold dishes.
                                             Click on pictures to see the pattern of the dishes and quilting.  

Friday, January 1, 2016


Happy New Year to you all. Wish you good health and happy stitching for 2016 I have rode my exercise bike 3795 miles and walked 379 miles for the year of 2015. And the best news I did not gain any weight from last year.I also read many  library books. I try to read at least 100 pages a day. I have  enjoyed looking at all your blogs and seeing what you are sewing.