Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Just a Note

I have been taking a little break so I could recover from a case of food poisoning. Am much better now and will start regular posting again sometime this week.
Wendy

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Second Block in Fusion Along

I have completed the second block in the coverlet I am making for Jazmine. These go pretty quick once you have them put together and the blanket stitch completed on them.
Until next time,
Wendy

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Fushion Along


Here is my stack of "Spirit" all sewn together and waiting for me to add the crocheted part. I only used one charm pack for this as Jazmine is only 16 months and she loves to tote a blanket around with her.
Until next time,
Wendy

Saturday, July 7, 2012

More Hexi Flowers

I now have five finished flowers to show for the hexi mf quilt along. This is going fast as these hexi's are big. They come together quickly as well. This is my summer take along project, but I wanted to see what they were going to look like. I absolutely love them and will be working on them steady until I get it finished. Below is a pic of the hexi that I am trying to make into a square. I really love this pattern,but so far I have not figured out how to turn it into a square so that the sides will be even when put together.
Until next time,
Wendy

And The Winner Is.......

Hi everyone, hope all is doing well on this beautiful but hot Saturday. We have a winner for my blogversary giveaway....I used Random.org to choose
 

Random Integer Generator

Here are your random numbers:
5
Timestamp: 2012-07-07 16:06:50 UTC

Which belongs to Sandie of crazy'boutquilts! Congrats Sandie I will be sending you an email shortly for your info!

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Fusion Crochet Along

The first block of my fusion throw. This I think will be for Jazmine when finished. I tested this one block before committing my whole charm pack of "Spirit" to the project. It came together rather quickly and will make a nice light throw. There is no batting inside the charm squares although some are putting batting in theirs. I just chose not to do so. I have stalled out on my hexi throw for myself and may decide to change it as well. I am trying to come up with a way to turn the hexi into a square block so that the sides will be even when I put them together. So far no luck and I have frogged my sample block to death it seems. Hopefully, I can figure out a way soon to do it that will look nice. I am open to suggestions if you have any.
Until next time,
Wendy

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Happy 4th of JULY!

 Happy 4th of JULY everyone! Trying to stay cool here as it is really hot. Not even a breeze to help cool things off. The furbabies are trying to stay cool as well with a little swim.
Riddick swimming
 Riddick
 Whizzer coming out of the pool
 Whizzer getting ready to get in the pool
Whizzer is my add/adhd sweet boy! He is always running and never just walks. He was in and out of the pool like a shot. Then he would run around in the yard and come back up the steps and get in again. Riddick being my chubsy ubsy boy could not get up the ladder steps on his own. He does not really like the water, but will swim if I or B is in the water. And you have to be right there as he starts to sink because his hind quarters start going down due to his chubbiness! So we have to make sure we are right there with a hand under him. Of course on the other end we have to watch Whizzer with the pool now that he knows he can get into the water. Hope you are having a great 4th. Be safe this holiday and don't drink and drive.

Don't forget to comment on the post below to enter my blogversary giveaway if you have not already done so. Drawing ends midnight on Friday!

Until next time,
Wendy  

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Blogversary


Yesterday was my Blogversary and I forgot about it! How could I have managed to forget when I started blogging, which was five years ago on July 2. I had planned on having a giveaway for it as well. I may have missed yesterday but, I can still have a celebration as it is still July! So if you want to be entered into the draw leave a comment on this post only. One single comment, no hoops, jumps, contortions of any kind. Just a simple comment and you will be entered into the drawing. I will draw the winners name Saturday July 7th. That means you have until midnight on Friday to enter.

Hexi MF Flower


I have been basting hexies all day and thought I would make at least one flower to see how they will look. These make up really big and this should go pretty fast once I start putting them all together. I love the way this one turned out. Off to finish basting my hexies.
Until next time,
Wendy

Monday, July 2, 2012

Lots of Prepping Going On

A whole lot of prepping going on in hexi land! I am so excited about this project. Now back to prepping so I can get some of these beautiful flowers made.
Until next time,
Wendy

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Choices


I am trying to decide which yellow I want to use for the center of the flowers. I am leaning towards the brighter yellow with the print flower which really looks good next to all the bright happy colors in this quilt. Will think about it over the weekend.
Until next time,
Wendy

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