Events for December 2022

July 14, 2012

I’m back!

Hello everybody, it’s ME. The month of July has really gotten away from me. I’ve been busy with lots of odds and ends-have no big deal to report on. No fabulous vacation, or beautiful new room in my house. I have been in the garden quite a bit-mostly dragging a sprinkler around on a regular rotation schedule, and trying to keep up with the weeds. The ground is so hard that weeding is really a chore; usually my beds are nice and loose and the weeds come right out. Not this year. Getting set for a mulching and painting blitz outdoors next week-will have a young helper working with me with a strong back. I’ll be playing the “sidewalk superintendent” as my dad used to call it. I did finally get my next Lucy Goosey block done today. Will post a photo soon. Chose cool colors (blues and greens)-can’t imagine […]
July 10, 2012

Mid-summer chat

Hello everyone! I guess this amazing, hot summer has us all away from indoors and hence, from our computers, blogs, quilting…? TRUE or FALSE? In my case – a bit of both! Definitely spending more time outside of course, but then, when it becomes really hot, air-conditioning calls… and sewing in nice cooled-down room is just as good as sewing in a nice warm place while winter winds are blowing outside, right? If you ask me, I would be quilting just as much, but summer is also time for the garden, time for house remodeling…and I have been deeply into both! Just spent a long, 4th of July weekend remodeling our family room – started as “only needs fresh paint on the walls” and ended up with ripped out old carpet and installation of hardwood floors – yaiks! What can I say – now that kids are grown-up, family room […]
July 1, 2012

the goose is back

Good morning all, it’s ME. Can you believe it’s the first of July already? Wow! It’s time for the next Lucy Goosey star block. This one can be made to look very different dependent on your color placements. I’ve given you a few extra block skeletons so you can get out your crayons and experiment a bit before cutting your fabrics. Have fun with it. Remember you can jump in to this quilt-a-long whenever you want. If you haven’t done the other blocks you can skip them and start here, or go back in our archives and get the patterns to catch up. Not many rules for this project. Just have fun. Here’s the next pattern: lucy goosey #3-solstice