Saturday night hockey

Saturday night hockey
Saturday night hockey

Monday, May 26, 2014

Sewing? What is that?

I had a non-sewing week.  I did baste a few hexies to add to a flower, but it hardly counts…

So what did I do?  DH is working at my sister’s cabin, so I went and visited him a couple of days.  Our abode…


And I checked out the state of the ice on the lake …


And the weight of this fellow’s gold…  He said this is worth $4000…


But amongst all that excitement I did acquire some wonderful quilting items.  A short while ago I was conversing with Maria from Life on the Block.  She had shown a mini quilt she was making for her frame.  I commented that I recently bought a frame and need to make some quilts for it, and she offered to make one for me.  LUCKY ME!!  Look at this fabulous mini she sent!  She put a koala on it as a reminder of my Australia trip.  Maria, thank you so much!


DD # 2 flew to Vancouver for the weekend and found a quilt store in the big city.  I’ve never found one in Vancouver before.  She brought me home this scrumptious fat quarter bundle.  You know I LOVE colour!  I have to help her make curtains as payback.


And I bought a new spool of thread this week.  I have been sewing lots of purple hexies lately and used up all my ends of purple threads.  This one is a pretty colour.


And I’m linking this post up to Alsha's Space where the word for this week in the 52 week word photo challenge is “thread”.  Smile



  1. Looks like a fun sleep over with hubby.... Pleased there were no bears..LOL.
    What a lovely bundle of FQs your DD bought for you.
    Wonder how long it will take you to use the purple thread???
    The Koala looks happy in your sunny frame.

  2. you have done well .. rather you than me sleeping in a tent! my bones are getting to old for that! lol x love the colour of your thread xx

  3. Your camp-out looks a bit more fun than with a handful of little boys. The mini is so charming and I'm sure that fine fabric will be put to good use..

  4. That fabric is totally adorable!

  5. What a fabulous week you have had! Gorgeous fabric you chose, and I do love that thread you bought!

  6. ohhh how I love camping...even your sisters tent looks inviting...

  7. What's great mini-quilt! So appropriate as a memory of your recent visit (which probably feels like ages ago now! We've been in our house eight months next week!