Halloween Breakfast

We are going to have some fun today, the car club is having a costume drive.  Before we leave, we are having a Halloween breakfast to set the right mood for the morning.  I set the table with some fun Halloween things, starting with a wall hanging that I am using as a table topper.  …

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Halloween cards and little goodies

Time to send out some spooky greetings!  It has been a bit of time since I was able to do some stamping.   I really love the autumn for stamping as I have lots of leaf stamps and fall inspired motifs.  I also have a fair amount of Halloween specific stamps. This time I started with …

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Finishing the Offset Diamond quilt

This offset diamond quilt is really resonating with me right now, I like both the design and the colors. It needed some borders to make it bigger, so I added both a print fabric border, and a scrappy one to use up more of the scrap chaos. Then I loaded it on the longarm to …

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Slow Stitching Sunday #4

Another week, and I have made a bit more progress. This is such a good motivator for me to have to report each week. I might actually get these done this year! I have the yarn basket almost complete, just need a couple more pine needles and it will be done. I started a bit …

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Beaded Mason Jar Holiday Decoration

Last year I accidentally discovered that a flared votive candle holder will fit the top of a Mason or Ball canning jar.  That post is here showing a filled jar with the candle.  I wanted to enter a jar with that concept into the fair, but I knew that two glass pieces not held together …

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Autumn 2015 October views

Autumn is coming late this year, there is still a lot of green left on the trees.  A couple of storms have blown leaves off the trees up the mountain while others are just beginning to turn.  Several nights in the 30s lately have encouraged a few to show some brilliant color. There are a …

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Scraps – Using Up Some HSTs

Going through the scrap pile to make order out of chaos, I found a good number of half square triangles I could use in a project. Remember this mess? There were a lot more half square triangles in that pile than I remembered ever having. I pulled them all out, and squared them all to …

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Scraps – Making order out of chaos

I know I have shown part of my scrap pile in the past, but every time I think I have a project to use it up, I end up with still more.  I really thought that Scrap Dance would take care of this pile, but I completed that quilt and this still remains. And that …

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Slow Stitching Sunday #3 and a giveaway

Another week, and a bit more progress.  It is called Slow Stitching for a reason isn't it!  I have three of the four balls of yarn done and bit of the greenery on this one. I thought the tomato was done, but realized that I needed some French Knots to complete the berries. While working …

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