Archive for December, 2013


Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

Work in Progress – must be completed by Friday morning at 9 am!

school of fish wm

In a Christmas mood…

Monday, December 9th, 2013

Got a guild meeting tonight and you know how December meetings go – a pot luck of some sort and lots of chatting – should be a nice quiet evening. Since we’ve got a few inches of snow lingering, attendance may be low. So glad the meeting wasn’t canceled because of the weather though since I spent the morning working on my contribution to the Holiday Block Exchange.

Triple Dreden blocks wm

I’ve learned a few years back that if you really like the block you are making to exchange, you should make two. One to keep and one to trade.  This uses the Creative Grids 15-degree Triangle ruler to create the triple dresdens and it was a great use of all the scraps left over from the Triple Dresden Tree Skirts I have made.

Looks pretty cool – I may have to turn this into a pattern….hmmm….


I’m gonna make me some of these!

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Found this on Pintrest! Quilted Bootie Slippers! You’ll have to go to the link to see what I’m talking about.

Aren’t they adorable??!!! My house is 90% hardwood floors so slipping is an issue. I think I would make one change – I would put those grippy dots on the bottom to keep from sliding down the stairs.  I actually have some grippy dots left over from replacing the feet in my son’s footy pajamas. He’s 27 now – I’ve had that stuff a while…. wonder where it is… but I’m sure your favorite discount fabric store still sells it. Here’s a link to the stuff at