Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Carolina Christmas Mystery

moving right along here i am on step 6 did my layout on now ready for the border i don't know yet if it's going to pieced or just a plain border here is a Picture

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Carolina Christmas Mystery

parts for step nuber 5

Mystery Carolina Christmas

i am finished with step 5 for Bonnie Hunters on line Mystery have all the tiny bits finished tomorrow comes the putting the blocks together i think tomorrow Bonnie is back from Arizona and will give us the finishing instructions take a look here for the finished top sometime this week

Saturday, November 21, 2009

Carolina Christmas

Bonnie Hunter of http://www.quiltville.com/ is starting a new Mystery i just love hers they always come out perfect i cut some 2 1/2 strips already have my easy angle ruler ready cant wait ,

we are starting right after Thanksgiving i am not doing it in Christmas colors so those are my choices

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Quilt Guild Show

this weekend is our Guilds Show i worked yesterday for 3 hours selling Handmade items at the Bazaar it;s a lot of fun meeting all kinds of people and hearing all the different comments some people appreciate anything handmade and others should just stay home oh well anyway here is a Quilt that was really outstanding what a lot of work and patience

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Fat Cat

this is the newest addition at FatCatPatterns@yahoo.com on my sidebar take a look the owner
Sindy Rodenmayer is a very talented Lady right now we are doing several swaps i participated in the Fish swap i will post my Blogs as soon as i get them such FUN

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Quilt Show Nov 7th and 8th

I am ready got a sleeve on my Quilt and made a Pillow case for it all done i will post a picture after the Show

Monday, October 19, 2009

Monday, September 28, 2009

Bunny Hill Wallhanging done

Boy i am so busy have not posted for some time we just have to many Dr appointments ,

then by the time i get home after New York traffic i am so tired that quilting time is getting cut short .

but i managed to almost finish this cute little Wall- hanging i am quilting it by Hand while DH is getting all excited with his RED SOX

so ta,da, here we go

Saturday, August 29, 2009


i have been busy making quilts and had not time to post finished my charity quilt for my Guild and also finished a wall hanging from the German Site "Faulengraben"those are done quilted and bound, next i am finishing a swap exchange from the now defunct "Fairiegodmothers yahoo group "will post a Picture as soon as i get a new Camera my Camera went kaput oh Boy what kind should i get getting all nervous thinking about that

Saturday, August 8, 2009


this is another one of my Stashbuster quilts very easy and fast i am working as fast as i can
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Thursday, August 6, 2009

busting Stash

i have so many bins full of strings so i have to start some serious stash busting this one cleaned out a lot of them but it's almost funny it made just a little dent in OK i just have to keep on going

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

great Idea

i am still working on my Rattlesnake Quilt finished all the Paper pieced blocks , what a pain to remove all those little bits of paper, i tried a towel on my lap but still those pieces where all over so..... ta da ,, this is what i came up with, so great everything stays in the bucket the pieces don't fly all over it"s amazing look at it

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

July BOM

Bunny Hill

love those little Bunny Hill BOM's every Month i can not wait to finish mine there are so cute and quick to make so here is JULY

Friday, July 3, 2009


Round Robin

what a surprise i got my RR today from a very nice and caring person this was a group I belonged to which is no longer active.
this took 1 year.
It leaves a bad taste if People don't stand by there commitment
will i do another one i don't know but any way here it is it looks great thank you, to all that participated

Monday, June 15, 2009


i just finished June Block from Bunny Hill Designs love those little Blocks where there are going to is another question

going to the Dr. today i have some sort of flu for over the days already so it's time to go and get some meds for it it wont go away by itself

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

up and running

thank God my new computer is up and running after a few adjustments i really did not know i would miss it so much.oh but it is great,much faster and many new features have been added since my last one but still much to learn so i will take my time . now lets see if i can upload a picture on the new quilt i am working on this is paper pieced from a pattern from Karen Stone the name is Rattlesnake so far i like it hopefully it wont become another UFO

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

a new Computer

Wish me look today i am getting a new Computer "INSPIRON 537" by Dell ,the one i have now is a "XP 2000" was a very good one, but it's 5 years old and starting to give me trouble .
Oh i hope all will work out and i will know how to work with it .
I also hope all my software will be working and it wont be to difficult, my very dear friend Annie is coming over to do it, she is so smart but i am still worried .
i will keep you informed

Friday, May 22, 2009

Knitting again

i somehow hurt my back it it restricts my sewing/quilting time i am going to physical therapy but it will be a while before i am able to sit for a long time ,also summer is starting the Pool will be open this weekend so knitting is a very portable Craft that goes everywhere

i saw "Nancy from wyomingbreezesblogspot she posted a sweater kitted from the top i used to make them years ago so here is mine all done but for the zipper

Monday, May 4, 2009

Country Pinwheels Flimsy

this Top was just a little to small so with the leftovers and there where many Like Bonnie's enders and leaders i made some more Pinwheel's blogs sewed them on to Strips and added them to the Borders now the quilt went from 72 x 92 to a 79 X 100 size this is more like it take a look.

Saturday, April 25, 2009


I love those little Baskets from this BOM a Tisket a Tasket from "Bunny Hill designs"

i am keeping up with them i have many of other BOM's from different websites that i start and then loose interest but those here are just to cute take a look

Sunday, April 12, 2009

Happy Easter and Happy Passover

i have nothing quilty to report my sewing Machine is in the shop hope it is nothing serious i miss her so i managed to finish some of the stuff before hand nothing much to show.

so i am posting my finished Quilt i am very proud of my Double Delight from the online Mystery from Bonnie Hunter @quiltville.com and quilted by Donna Johns

Friday, April 3, 2009



Mike and Anna got married just a civil ceremony the real deal will be in October .

we are very happy to have Anna in our Family it looks like she will fit right in with the rest of us

look at the happy Couple

Tuesday, March 31, 2009


Potholdrs /Topflappen

i am still going strong making Gifts i like doing this in between making bed size quilts it's smaller and less tiring so here are my latest gifts

Saturday, March 28, 2009


making little GIfts

OK since times are so bad we have to be a little more frugal for the Holidays so I decided to make some little gifts this is my first attempt,
i made a whole bunch of Potholders and i am knitting Socks that the Grandchildren like to wear in the House, but take a look at those blue Socks they are for DH he wears a size 15

Sunday, March 15, 2009


a new Bag

today was supposed to be a nice sunny day but it is very grey and dreary so i made myself a new spring bag ,it has lots of inside pockets for the
Cell +Bluetooth ,Wallet ,3 pairs of glasses regular , sun and reading . DH always has to have his Meds handy pocket calendar for any new Doctors appointments pen a little folder for coupons and prescriptions 2 sets of keys pack of tissues Candy my god so much stuff ,,gone are the days when a little Bag was sufficient for Keys and Lipstick and Handkerchief

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Country Pinwheels Flimsy

here we go

Country Pinwheels Flimsy

another almost finish this was a real Joy to make i love making scrappy quilts i wanted to make it bigger but this was a kit from Connecting Threads http://ConnectingThreads.com so it is what it is i will have it quilted by my LA

Saturday, February 28, 2009

Delectable Mountains and Flying Geese

the weather this weekend is supposed to be cold and snowy another winter storm on the way so some more quilting is in order .

I am waiting to see when i get notice from the Long arm Lady to see when my DD is done ,

i want to sent her my latest flimsy I am posting a picture i figure that little by little i will have a decent quilt for each Daughter and Daughter in law for the Holidays

Friday, February 13, 2009

Happy Valentine

i want to wish you all a Happy Valentines day so my Honey can not go out by himself anymore and get me a Valentine ,, but look what our gardener send me soo cute thank you Billy

Monday, February 9, 2009

Nifty Fifty

Nifty Fifty

WOW this Sunday we celebrated my Daughter's 50Th Birthday which is only at the end of this Month but it is always a hassle to get everybody together on the same day
Love Mom

Saturday, February 7, 2009

lookin good

i just wanted to share our Holiday Group Picture of the Grandchildren my God were does the time go look how big they are

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Square Dance Pictures

Square Dance

there was a lot of talk on Stahsbusters about the Book by Martha Thompson about her Square Dance Pattern so of course i had to get the Book and try out the Pattern, it is very cute but just to much work .Maybe at another time i will have the Patience to do it ,but not right now so here are the Pictures

Tuesday, February 3, 2009


snowing again

oh my it's snowing again ,we just made it back in time from the Dr.
Doctors every other day so it seems what a wonderful retirement the" Golden Years " i always thought when we retire we could go on some Trips, Shows, Museums or even Movies but no,, poor DH since his Hip replacement which now it seems turned in Pherphial Neuraphaty he can no longer sit to long walk to far or anything else always Pain seems to be his constant companion ,.BUT WE HAVE TO MAKE THE BEST OF WHAT WE HAVE oh well enough of the pity party

Thursday, January 22, 2009


done done

Flimmsy done

Yeah!!!!! for me
i finished my Mystery Quilt "Double Delight" by Bonnie Hunter I love the way it came out i don't want to quilt it in the simple straight lines that i did the other Mystery so i am looking for a Longarm quilter here on the East Coast somebody please e-mail me Leni

Sunday, January 18, 2009

DD Mystery


DD Mystery


DD Mystery

i finished all my blocks and layed them on my Floor i am a little hesitant about setting them on point but it looks so much better the way Bonnie did that i tried laying them out in a straight setting then i have to many of the Rolling Star Blocks left over so i guess here we go hate to do setting triangles oh well we shall see so here are the two layouts

Sunday, January 11, 2009

Step 3 DD

I am sewing feverishly on those little 9 Patches they are so cute thank God it snowed last night and today is freezing cold we where supposed to go to dinner but i rather cook myself and this gives me ample time to sit and sew just love this time when i can be snugly in my room and sew Leni

Thursday, January 8, 2009

DD step 2

OK thank God it's working i can post again Leni

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

DD step 2

boy, oh boy, this was hard on my poor wrist's squaring up all those little 3 1/2 inch blocks but they look very cute, it will be a few days until i get to the next step too many appointments mostly for doctors Leni
Argh blogger wont let me upload my Picture don't know what the problem is i will try again tomorrow

Sunday, January 4, 2009


I completed step number 1 for the Double Delight Mystery quilt such cute little 3 1/2 inch squares 138 of them i always come out with more only needed 120 but it's like cooking i always cook to much also., so tada here they are


Thursday, January 1, 2009

Double Delight step 1

Oh God Bonnie has another Mystery up for New Year 2009 it has another million pieces such intense work but in the end it's all worth it this will be my fourth Mystery Quilt with her ,, so here goes Step 1