I spent an hour this morning setting up my background support to photograph both the Feather Practice String Quilt and Mmmwhaah!, the X's and O's quilt that will be given to our new niece this Christmas! There's snow on the ground and we are expecting more snow later today and tomorrow so if I'm going to get… Continue reading A Photo Shoot Morning
Sometimes I Wake in the Middle of the Night with an Idea
I'm sure many of us wake up in the middle of the night with some idea in our heads. This happens to me on occasion and depending on how I feel I'll either get up and act on the idea or if the idea is completely whacked I'll try ever so patiently to go back to… Continue reading Sometimes I Wake in the Middle of the Night with an Idea
One Block Wonder Quilt – Ready for the borders!
Hey All! This One Block Wonder quilt is finally ready for border treatment! My last post was in August after the 2nd class... Here's the triangles all sewn together... I sewed all these panels together this past week in half hour increments before and after work. Mostly before, mostly in the dark waiting for the sun… Continue reading One Block Wonder Quilt – Ready for the borders!
Finally Finished A Sewing Project – Review of the Professional Tote by The Creative Thimble
Yesterday I finally had a finish! I love days like that, they make you feel like you've accomplished something. This time it was the Professional Tote pattern from The Creative Thimble! I want to start this review by saying I LOVE THE BAG. I really do. However... I just have one thing I would like… Continue reading Finally Finished A Sewing Project – Review of the Professional Tote by The Creative Thimble
A Sunshine Award!
Julie over at Crazywonderfullife nominated me for a Sunshine Award! Thanks Julie! I've not done the Sunshine award yet so this should be fun... Julie has given me a list of 10 questions that I MUST answer, that's part of the red carpet interview so here goes... 1. Are you a procrastinator? Yes. Umm, anyone… Continue reading A Sunshine Award!
All I Want to do Is See My Options
I guess what is the most frustrating for me about this ACA website roll-out is that I can’t even SEE the plans available. I have been trying for two weeks and still I get this… Please wait… Please wait… Please wait… I’ve signed up 4 times. Somewhere out there are 4 accounts worth of… Continue reading All I Want to do Is See My Options
Our Maiden Voyage!
Hey Everyone!We’ve done it! We’ve taken the travel trailer on it’s first trip, spent 3 days and 2 nights putting all systems to work and returned safely home.We started our trip on Friday, heading south into the vastness of fertile farm country of central Illinois to a State Recreation Area known as Clinton Lake/Mascoutin State… Continue reading Our Maiden Voyage!
Home Improvement – Is this photographic proof I helped?
Jim came into the room and asked me if I had 'set' that board. "Why yes I did!" said I. Jim was making it look easy so I took the liberty of grabbing that hammer and whacking in a few nails. I had a bit of a gap so I stopped at just 1 board. … Continue reading Home Improvement – Is this photographic proof I helped?
The All Negating BUT, A Few Thoughts On How A Fat Person Takes Negative Motivation
Hi Readers, Friends, Followers, Maybe it's because I've now raised two dogs for Canine Companions for Independence and we use positive motivation to train our dogs, always conscious of ourselves when we bring negative approaches to training, something we are taught not to do. Or... Maybe it comes from my time in Managerial Training classes back in my… Continue reading The All Negating BUT, A Few Thoughts On How A Fat Person Takes Negative Motivation
Tula Meet Kaffe, Kaffe Meet Pat, Pat Meet Bari, Bari Meet Michael, Michael Meet Bali, Bali Meet Joel. Everyone, I’m Cathy and I’m Here To Cut You Up!
Oh Hey Everyone! I had a little fun with that title. I just got through reading some of the banter back and forth from the now infamous copyright spat between C&T publishing/Emily Cier -vs- Kate Spain/Moda...see here for Leah Day's take on it (I know, I'm a little late to reading about this, but it just hit… Continue reading Tula Meet Kaffe, Kaffe Meet Pat, Pat Meet Bari, Bari Meet Michael, Michael Meet Bali, Bali Meet Joel. Everyone, I’m Cathy and I’m Here To Cut You Up!
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