Monday, December 29, 2008

i am very proud

will you look on my sidebar Karen Griska's Selvage Quilts home of the
"Quilts from the Selvage Edge" go to her Blog and go down to Rug there it is my own creation of my selvage Rug thank you Karen for making my Day Leni

Sunday, December 28, 2008

another Mystery

Oh wow happy day Bonnie is starting another Mystery Quilt on New Years Day i am so looking forward to this so far i made 3 of her Mystery Quilts she comes up with such wonderful designs i would never do them by myself with so many little pieces but they always come out great thank you Bonnie here are my color choices all picked out and ready to go.


Monday, December 22, 2008



sooo happy

i am so happy my Eye Surgery went well and i can not believe how much this helped ,
my vision was almost null in my right Eye so now with a new Lens i can see again what a blessing that is
we had our Holiday celebration Saturday the 20Th everybody was looking god we had some more new Faces in the Family, Anna ,Daughter Son in law and Granddaughter the circle is growing love it
Annie posted the new Holiday Pictures on my web shots
Happy Holidays Leni

Monday, December 8, 2008

Holiday Greetings

wishing all a Happy Holiday thanks to my very dear Friend Annie I now have a beautiful looking Blog just love it thank AW with the Holidays and my Cataract Surgery coming up i wont be posting for a while here are some e-Flowers Love Leni

Saturday, November 15, 2008


OK moving right along i finished my wall hanging got the Pattern from Connecting Threads it came out really nice and looks good in my living room, next will be Baltimore Blues I made five blocks so far they are from Sindy @FatCatPatterns

Monday, November 10, 2008


here are my latest UFO'S two Pillows from Quilt in a day applique quilt and another Bag from a Liberty swap little by little i will be getting my sewing room under control

Monday, November 3, 2008

Paper Piecing

we started a new BOM over at Carol Doaks site have not done it in a long time so it's fun it's amazing how many people are on some of the same Yahoo list's i am not a big talker on those list's more of a Lurker but i do enjoy all of the chatter so here are my two little blocks for October and November Leni

Saturday, October 25, 2008


this is my finally finished Red work quilt it is a Toddler size all the Patterns are from the Internet many are from boobieredsoxs site done , done it was a fun project Leni

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

using leftovers

i can never throw anything away so i made a Bag from the leftover Dear Hannah quilted 6inch blogs came out quite good the bottom was cut from the divider plastic from a office Binder i also made a throw rug from the selvage strips that was quite a job but i was driven to do it it looks very colorful Leni

Tuesday, October 14, 2008


i just finished 3 sets of Place mats for Halloween i wanted to make the for the longest time this all from Fons and Porter Love of Quilting September / October 2006 so next will be some Holiday Items for Hanukkah and Christmas


Sunday, October 5, 2008


we had a wonderful afternoon at Anna and Mikes Place today it was Craig's 12th Birthday Anna is a wonderful Cook very Italien Food and Birthday Cake and tada here they are

Saturday, September 27, 2008

Variable Star

thank God another UFO done i was so busy making those cute little Stars they went so fast then did not exactly know how i wanted them put together but now i am done another charity quilt for my guild what am i going to do next ,hm,there are just to many choices i want to make them all Leni

Sunday, September 21, 2008

QAYG or quilt as you go

so here are some Pictures first on 2" strip folded sewn on the front another one on the opposite side on the back zig-zag for added strenght then i hand sew the on same for the bottom and top if you have any questions you can e-mail me hope this helps Leni

QAYG or quilt as you go


Thank you

i want to thank all the girls for the nice comments on my Dear Hannah Quilt and to answer the ques tons about the QAYG it is very easy once you get the hang of it so here are some Pictures to explain it a little Leni

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Dear Hannah


Dear Hannah

I finally finished my Dear Hannah Wall hanging God this was a lot of handwork i decided to make it small it would be to fragile to make a whole quilt ,now to continue on the Variable Stars quilt all made from stash Leni

Saturday, August 30, 2008


we had a Fire in our Building

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Tuesday, August 26, 2008

the closing Bell

it's a very bad Picture My goodness i have not been posting for some time ,time just runs away ,there is actually not to much to report the summer is coming to an end as far as going down and lay by the pool all day after a while that is to much anyway here is a Picture of Richard he was at the Stock market the other day ringing in the closing Bell


Wednesday, August 6, 2008

QAYG or quilt as you go

moving right along with my dear Hannah quilt this is such time consuming work but i think it will turn out nice once it is all put together i will make a little Wall hanging see my work in Process


Monday, August 4, 2008

a brand new Car

i just have to post a picture of our Grandson who is 17 he is so proud with his new Car

his Parents and Grandparents are equally proud of him he is such a great Kid smart and a great personality we love you Mat !! Nana and Papa

Monday, July 21, 2008

Dear Hannah

very slow work with this little quilt but its turning out cute Leni


Thank you

Ali, Kucki68, Renate and Tricia thank you for your nice comment about my Blog
Fred is doing much better and we are hoping he will continue to improve
in the meantime i am continuing with my quilting it is just to hot to spend much time outside i am hoping for some inspiration and how to quilt my little "ENGEL" quilt i am also still working on my Dear Hannah quilt to many things going on

Friday, July 18, 2008




today i finished another UFO this was from a German site i cant remember the name it was so long ago i had 14 Blocks 9 for the wall hanging and the two leftover for Pillows
I have so many of those things print outs and half finished stuff little by little i want to make some room to see what i actually have .

Sunday, July 6, 2008


well i went to a Guild meeting on Thursday came home around 9pm an Fred was in Pain w did not know what it was but it got worse so i took him to the ER finally the next morning at 7am they decided it was a perforated Appendix so out it came he was not a happy camper i was exhausted being up from Thursday 7am till Friday 4pm well today i picked him up at the hospital he is doing OK and we are glad he is back home no quilting all this time cant wait to get back in to it

Wednesday, June 25, 2008

i am done

i finally finished my Orange Crush i quilted it with my Pfaff and used a the pre-programed snake pattern this makes me a liberated quilter and i think it will make it a sturdier quilt for the teenagers to take to college have to do one final thing that will be the label still waiting for somebody Leni

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Orange Crush


almost finnished

I am almost finished the top is done Borders are on it is pined waiting for me to have time to quilt it i just love doing those Mystery quilts just a little pressed for time right now DH is in the Hospital so i have to go every day to keep him company thank god it will be a short stay
so here we go TA DA" ORANGE CRUSH"

Thursday, May 29, 2008

Orange Crush

wow i finished with step#5 so i guess just 1 more step to go i am not sure i really like this color combination but we will see . I just love doing those Mystery Quilts i would never do this by myself somebody on the quiltville list figured out how many pieces forgot the number but it is a lot


Wednesday, May 21, 2008


Dear Hannah

i am still making those little Dear Hannah blocks 6 1/2 inches big have 69 so far my God so much work .i decided i am only making a wall hanging enough of this .
I cant believe this weekend is Memorial day weekend the Pool will be opening there goes my quilting time posting a Picture of our Pool hope you all have a great beginning of Summer

Tuesday, May 13, 2008


Orange Crush

OK finally Bonnie posted step#4 for our Mystery quilt i am keeping up with it at least i try to
so here is my little #4 Block

Saturday, May 3, 2008

New Topic

yes yes i finished part 3 of Orange Crush but i wanted to post a Picture of a finish of a UFO this was a Handbag that we started in our mini group some 2 years ago found it when i was sort of cleaning my sewing Room lo and behold i got it done in one afternoon came out pretty good if i do say so myself

Thursday, April 24, 2008

Part Two OC

Yeah part two is done just in the nick of time part 3 is supposed to be posted on the 28th of April such fun cant wait .

today is a absolutely beautiful day here in New York temperature is 78 no humidity to speak of the spring flower are blooming just a great day to be alive

so here we are with my 147 little Patches

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Orange Crush

Orange Crush

i am waiting for the Mystery to start today is the 15 of April tax day and the start of OC but i know Bonnie is very busy she surely has a full plate so here is my selection of fabrics waiting and waiting tapping my foot

Sunday, April 6, 2008

270 four patches

Orange Crush

i started my little four patches for the OC we are making at we have to make 150 of them got so busy and made 270 oh well maybe they will come in handy some other time i just love making those Mystery Quilts and so it seems are a lot of other People
here they are vet scrappy

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Carolina Crossroads

another Mystery

Bonnie at Quiltville is starting another Mystery quilt April 1st i am so excited the scariest part is always to commit myself to a color combination this one is called "Orange Crush" i don't even now if i have any Orange in my Stash so i will have to sort my Stash and see what i come up with i am posting a Picture of the Carolina Crossroads Mystery quilt

Sunday, March 9, 2008

just saying Hello

actually there is nothing really new here i am happy that Spring is on its way the Tulips are sticking there Heads out of the soil and today started daylight savings time yeah !! one more hour of light does one good

Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Round Robbin

we are still going strong on our RR on the

it is somehow much harder then i thought because i am afraid the Owner / Creator is not going to like what i did with her Block anyway take a look i made two different Borders for this one after a lot of frogging went with the second one

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Bargello Bowl

just wanted to show the back of the quilt came out really good except for that border argh!!!

Bargello Bowl

I posted my Pictures of my newest quilt all quilted on my DSM what a job that was finished putting on the binding last night but now i see that that braided border made it all wonky does anybody have a suggestion what i could do about that

Friday, February 8, 2008

Bargello Bowl

not sure what kind of border i want

Love a Mystery

Carolina Crossroads

i finnished my Mystery Quilt from i am sure everyone who did this agrees that most of us would have never attempted that if we had know it was 2621 Pieces but it came out great love it .
next one is the Bargello Bowl Quilt i finnished the top but not so sure of the Border yet i will probably finnish it over the weekend since it's supposed to get very cold great quilting Weather

Sunday, January 27, 2008

Dear Hannah

still working away on my little squares for this Quilt it will be a long time until this one is finished .i am waiting to get my Fabric from Connecting Threads to finish the blue borders for the Mystery quilt.