Life has definitely taken me to places I never thought I would go to....but nothing more exciting than where I am right now! Welcome to my world...

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Finally two finishes....

I just finished....sort of ...piecing my x block quilt.... woo hoo! And I did finish a Thanksgiving topper.... but have already given it away...and forgot to take a photo. Maybe the girl I gave it to ...can send me a photo.

Here is the x block quilt. I am hoping to get it quilted before Christmas. We'll see.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Computer woes....and the x block.....

This is my latest project in progress, I only have to get it quilted. It is called the x block. I really liked doing this one. No idea where it will go...but it used all scraps except for the blacks which I did purchase. I am so glad with the scrappiness of it. I have been stuck into quilting more than piecing...trying to get finished with my promised Christmas quilts. I am experiencing computer this post is quick.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Special thanks to all our Veterans...

Just a quick aside. How thankful and appreciative I am of all the Veterans, current and past and their families who share in the service of our Country. We are so fortunate that they are prepared to serve for us. It isn't easy for the Veteran or their families with seperations and training, but I am so thankful they do it with honor and dignity. Thank you to each of them. About this time a few
years ago...myself and some Rotary Anns ( The ladies Auxiliary for Rotary) hosted some local elderly folks for a tea. The funny part was that some of the Rotary Ann volunteers were older than those being hosted for the tea. Such a lovely group of ladies..... I still think of them often. These are a few photos of the tea held in the Rotary Hall. These lovely little children dressed in their Indian costumes danced for part of the entertainment. They were well received as you can imagine.

Then these darling little school children who accompanied their teachers on pay day to the grocery store. They loved getting their picture taken.

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

The Noxubee refuge...latest works in Progess...

This is the Noxubee refuge.... the Professor and I drove down to see the changes fall brings down there. It is such a tranquil place... sad to see the pretty trees almost bare but the place on the water was nice. And we just enjoyed a bag of peanuts and sitting in the sunshine. I loved being able to walk out over the water and Then back to the quilting machine and my latest customer quilts
, this pretty pink one, coming along nicely. and My friend Barbara did this wonderful baby quilt for her new grandson. Love it!
This Ohio State
quilt was made by a neighbor, Norma for her grandson who loves those Buckeyes. Another great quilt.
Another wonderful quilt made by my friend Gloria, it was so peaceful to work on this with the wonderfully soft colors. Reminds me of Robyn Pandolph colorations. Here it is finished up. I am on another one at the moment...with a music theme. I am so "chuffed" as they say in South get to work on these wonderful quilts. All so different and the best part is I don't have to piece them! Happy sewing .

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Misplaced camera..... and exciting news.....

Somewhere in all this past week.... I have misplaced my camera. So can only add what is already on the computer. First off, what is wrong with this picture...dont' you always tell the old price if it was more???? I won this wonderful little panel and other fall goodies from Ellen's blog.... what a fun thing. Loved the little bag....and the goodies inside. I have used it every time I go to a quilt demo..... so it has come in handy so much. Look at this wonderful quilt made by Polly Yoder of Deleware.... and I believe it hung in Paducah. She and her two other sisters did a trunk show at our Mississippi Quilt Association's Fall gathering . The Wee One and his family sent us this wonderful photo.....notice the EPT test in the foreground. I missed it to the first time ........ So we are going to be blessed with grandchild number 7. Always good news! Hope you all have a great next couple of days. I have quilt guild in the morning...then the DJ club meets Tuesday. Can't wait.