30 January 2008

Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Hi Everyone, I am currently working on Leanne's House BOM, Block One. I love the fabrics and threads! I am posting a picture of what it looks like now and then will post one, once I have Block One cut out.

Today is another extremely cold winter day!! Last night the wind blew so hard that it looked like we were having a blizzard, when all we got in snow was about 1 1/2 inches! It was a great night to snuggle up with a good book!! Finished "The Kite Runner" - great read!!

I keep checking in to see the development of the Fractured Quilt on Pat Sloan's webpage, can't wait to see how those quilts develop, waiving to all sloanies!

Well better get cutting!


28 January 2008

Monday, January 28, 2008

Good Afternoon, OK I am trying to fix the header on my Blog and have decided to wait until my daughter gets home from school to try and shrink it! Have tried but now I want to throw my "mouse" out the window!!!!

Am behind today, so must get caught up on sewing and housework...don't you just love Mondays!?!?!



"It's believing in roses that makes them bloom." French Proverb excerp from "Heart of the Home" by Susan Branch

27 January 2008


THANK GOD for weekends!!

Today my oldest is Snow Boarding in Wisconsin. Praying she will come home in one piece! Today after finishing one of my stitcheries (I hope that is what you call them), I am going to start Block One of "Leanne's House BOM" by Leanne Beasley. I love all her work and everytime I go on her website, I can't help myself...I want to buy all of her patterns!! I am waiting for Butterfly Garden which I ordered a couple of weeks ago so better start on Leanne's House before I get to far behind.

Lisa and Tamara have added you to my fav's for blog sites!!

Will be hand sewing tonight! YEAH!!

Yesterday (Sat) was horseback riding and this time I got to ride my favorite horse, "Rocky"!! He really got into Cantering, loved it, loved it! He also loved the Carrots I brought him, but then had to feed ALL of his friends who poked their heads out of stalls to say "Hi" to me! (Went through 2 bags of large, whole, carrots) LOVE HORSES!!!

See you tomorrow, Mary

24 January 2008


Boy, it has been such a busy week! Couldn't seem to get back to my blog!?!!? Oh, well, here I am.

Currently working on Let it Snow Stitchery! Very cold here in Illinois. For last two days it has been snowing on and off. Looks like we are in the middle of Winter...want to get it over, then spring, then Summer will be here! Yea!!! The snow is pretty though, especially at night when all is quiet outside and a new layer of snow has been added, reminds me of "powdered sugar" you bake with. Soooo pretty!!!

Thanks for all the "Sloanie" comments!! Pat Sloan is back from Cruise! YEAH, we sure missed her!

"the artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place, from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper; from a passing shape, from a spider's web..." Atkinson.

I am going to try and add a pic of "let it snow" stitchery!

Keep sewin,

Hugs, Mary

21 January 2008

Monday, January 21, 2008

Happy Monday! Everyone is off today, due to Holiday! 18 yr old Son and 14 yr old daughter are still in bed and Oreo my black lab is resting at my feet, so thought I would start my very own blog!

Things to do today:

Finish stitchery "Let It Snow"!! Feels appropriate to do since it is very chilly outside! Finish up laundry and hopefully get some reading in. Currently reading, "Kite Runner", very good book.

Met with girlfriends over the weekend, have seen in a couple of years. Had a great time. The saying is true, "Girlfriends are good for the soul"!! It is sooo nice to see old friends and "catch" up!

Life is good! Thank you God!!

This is my first blog entry for the New Year! More to come...

Keep Quiltin' & In Stitches!!