Wednesday, February 27, 2008

New Photo


Well I had to delete this photo and replace it because it just would not show up for some reason so here we go. I hope this one will work like it is supposed to. These are the first five in a group photo of my hearts. Three of them have already been swapped.


Happy Sewing

Wendy

Three New Hearts


OK here is the photo of the new hearts I have to trade. They turned out well I think. I actually made a total of ten hearts, but decided to keep two of them for myself. So I only have three new ones to post for trade.

I will be trading these in the group I am in at Chain of Hearts. This has been a lot of fun to do. Hope you enjoy looking at the hearts.


Wendy

Saturday, February 23, 2008

Hello everyone hope your day has been going good. Today has been a slow day for sewing or any type of crafting. Did a lot of errands though so the day has not been wasted. I have swapped three of the five hearts that I have posted pics of. Five more are ready, but I need to post pics of them first. I really need to buy my own digital camera, I have great 35mm but they have to go out first. Anyhow, hope to be able to post pics on Monday as I am waiting to use my daughters camera.

I might be able to post pics of my other blocks as well. Hopefully my block for the color study rr will be ready to photo by then also. Also I have some more blocks that I am going to post also.

Since we have moved and all my things are in storage, I have been doing a lot of hand work to occupy myself with. I will be glad when we get to move into our house. Hopefully we will know something soon. Then I can get my sewing room up and runnning again. Until then I have started collecting a small amount of stash to have on hand at my moms. I have also gotten her into doing some handwork and now she is starting a pansy applique quilt top. Her energy level is improving daily. So we just take one day at a time. It is good to see her improving, I am so happy that we have had this time together and hope that we have many more years left to sew and quilt together. We may get to put a quilt in frames and quilt it together very soon. I will post some pics of her work here as well sometime this next week.

Keep those needles in motion
Wendy

Thursday, February 21, 2008

Hello all

Just a small update on the hearts, I have swapped two of them and they are on their way to a new home. I will be posting five more sometime on tomorrow. It is rainy here and we are expecting storms all day tomorrow. So it seems that will be a good day to stay in and stitch.
I have two more blocks for a previous swap to finish, and then they will be ready to mail out. I also need to make my purple color study block for the rr on cq4n group. This will be the first time that I have participated in a rr. I am very excited about it. All but one piece of the fabric is from clothing that I had purchased last week at a local thrift store. All in all this block fabric wise is only going to cost me about $1.oo. That is so wonderful as I love a bargain. Anyhow I will be posting pics of that block as well. I missed the green color study rr, but I think I will still make the block and do it all myself, just for the practice of working with all one color.

Happy Sewing Everyone
Wendy

Friday, February 15, 2008


OOOOPS, I forgot one pink one and doubled up on another.


Single Photos







Okay here are some single photos of the hearts. Hope these are better.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Update for the new year

Ok, I am still here and trying to get back on track. Much has happened in the last six months. Things are just now starting to settle down some. I will try to update more regularly now that things have begun to settle down.

I have some things that I am finishing up because they are way tardy and I need to get finished with them before I continue with any type of new work.

Anyhow, I am moving on with the new year.

I have joined a group that trades crazy quilted and embellished hearts. I am working on ten at the moment. When they are embellished I will post here and on the group so I can swap them. This is going to be fun. I will use the hearts to make a wall hanging with. I am excited about getting them from all over the world.

I have not done too much stitching as most of my things are still in storage and I don't have access to my stash and so forth. But I do have enough to do the little hearts with as I can use some fabric from cut up dresses that I have purchased at the local thrift store. My thread supply is limited but I am making do with what I have. Hopefully I will have pics in the next day or so.

Happy Sewing
Wendy

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