Wednesday, April 29, 2015


Hi friends!
This is just laying there so i can see how it looks.
I decided first they were to wide, so i cut them down a inch each.
They are smaller here!
Then i laid this fabric down beside it, and turned the white and black around.
Then i re sized the floral and sewed the three strips together.
I think i am going with this for the border!

Have a great day friends.

Monday, April 27, 2015

Taking the Border off!

Hi friends!
I had already sandwiched it but didn't like the border so i spent Sat. taking it off.
Lea Ann suggested a double border to use so i am going that way and sew them together in one piece and then add then on, because it want be fun with it already sandwiched.
I made this for our grandson but they haven't been over in months so haven't been able to give it to him. With two ball players they are never at home!
We are much to old to stay on the go all the time like they do  Like all our kids do for that matter!
I used to , i worked and on my days off i keep grands so their parents could work.
Well i must get some sewing done.

Friday, April 24, 2015


Hi friends!
I hate to tell you this but i am just not liking this border!
I know i bought it but it's to thin and ruffles and i can't stand that so i bought some more!
This is mostly black so i am going to try it with it.
Wish me luck that it goes with it good.
I will know by Monday!

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Our Quilt

Hi friends!
That hanging down under my quilt is the backing.
It's three pieces of fabric sewed together.

I finally got enough added to make it big enough.
I started sandwiching it last night but didn't finish!
So you know what i will be doing today!
Got to finish that and get to quilting it.
Will have the boy tomorrow so want get much done.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Our Quilt.

Hi friends!
I am looking for fabric to make a backing for this quilt.
I have maybe 4 yards of this so i will need at least 4 more of something else.
Something light and that will go a little better with the front.
I think i have nearly enough out of two more fabric's but don't have any pictures of them yet.
Had a bomb scare yesterday at the school not far from us. 4 of our grands go their but it was a prank! Thank Goodness.
Daughter in law said they had one there a few weeks ago but i missed that. They are 2 1/2 hours away from us and she is a asst principal.
I know we have had them at school where my other grands go.
They arrested a boy and sentenced him.
These kids don't realize they are messing up their lives.
Have a great  day friends.

Saturday, April 18, 2015


Hi friends!
I wanted to get a picture of it out side but we are water-logged.
There is no way i could get it high enough to not get mud on it
and i don't want to wash it until after i get it quilted.
I love that design!
This border shows up better than this first one.
This one is nearly invisible!
Now i have one quilt ready to sandwich and another one just about ready to sandwich so i will be quilting all next week!
Hope you have a great weekend friends.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015


Hi friends!
I laid it on it to see if i would like it!
At least you will be able to see the border when i get it on !
I added a six inch border , couldn't do that big a border with the other fabric, didn't have enough and couldn't find any more .
It's 93 by 91 now so should be a good sized queen with plenty of fall on each side.
Maybe i will get it sandwiched by Friday , i hope so!
My Tulip tree, I bought this years ago and it's really pretty this year. I got Sis one to but i think her's died.
Bought at the same place!
It's still raining!
Suppose to move out next Monday or Tuesday and then turn cold!
Tired of all this rain!
But i think i get tired of it every year.
Have a great day friends.

Monday, April 13, 2015

Changing Borders

Hi friends!
I told you that i can't stand that border didn't i?
Well we went to Walmart yesterday so i bought some solid black.
You know how fabric jumps into your buggy? This did mine!
I don't love the black but couldn't think of any thing that i knew would go with it.
That other is a 8 fat quarter pack of Batiks.
They have some great fabric and some you can see your hand through but a lot of it is good.
Now just to finish getting the other border off so i can get this one on!
Then i will have a flimsy to sandwich.
Have a great day friends.

Friday, April 10, 2015

Don't like the border!

Hi friends!
We left it here the other day, all ready for the border!
I sewed the border on and now i hate it!!!!!
So i will search my fabric to see if i have anything that will look good on it.
If not i will have to go and buy some.
I thought maybe with the sun shine yesterday i might like it better in the sunlight.
The wind was really blowing!
Hard to tell right?
It looked better out there but i still don't like it!
Oh well , i will start ripping it off and then see what i can find.
Have a great weekend friends.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Good Size

Hi friends!
I finished my last six blocks! a
 Then i sewed them up in just the right way to fit on the right side!
It's a good size so i started adding borders!
It now has a pretty good over hang but it's not quit as long as i want it so borders will be next!
Have a great day friends!

Monday, April 6, 2015

One Block

Hi friends!
I made one block late Saturday! I did make this on Friday after going shopping with my Sis.
Made it with crushed nuts and it's suppose to sharpen your pins!Didn't have much time to sew this past weekend.
But we had a great day yesterday!
 All my daughters family came but for one son.Tommy's youngest came to with her family.
 We didn't have a crowd but had a good time any way!
Naturally my cords for one of my cameras came today!
Have a great week!

Friday, April 3, 2015

Getting ready for Easter.

Hi friends!
This is where we left it on Wednesday!
I had decided to add another row!
I started finding scraps of these fabric and just barely had enough to make the 6 more blocks that i needed with out cutting into  the border fabric.
 This is the 5 more blocks after cutting one now i have to find some white to make the other half!
I want get to work on it this weekend because we are having a big dinner and Easter egg hunt here on Sunday.
I will be cleaning and cooking. Thank goodness it's suppose to not rain.
Have a wonderful Easter weekend friends.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Our quilt

Hi friends!
I did another row of blocks and added it on.
Added another row and though that was enough but it's still not wide enough after washing it will be smaller. Right now it just barely covers the top of the mattress.
So i have started another row , hopefully this will be the last.   My fabric for the border is not big and i have tried to get more of this fabric but can't. But i have enough scraps to complete one more row!!!
Have a great day friends.