Saturday, September 23, 2017

It's been a while....

Wow, it's been a while since sitting down to write a post!

I've had my nose to the grindstone since the beginning of August to make sure I had clients' quilts done on the longarm that needed doing in time for the Fair. 

I was trying very hard to stay on-track so I'd have time to custom-quilt my Happy Days quilt and enter it into the Fair...

Well, a week ago I gave myself "permission" to leave the quilting of this one until another time.....and what an instant sense of relief I felt! This one can be in the Fair next year.

I haven't even had time to prep any it's just been a bit of embroidery lately with my morning coffee. I was able to complete this block and begin the next...

Somehow I've managed to complete Step 1 of the PEI Mystery quilt...

....and the Magnolia Mystery...

I am taking part in a KAL or a CAL (knit-along/crochet along). Not sure which yet until the patterns are released on October 1. This is part of a Facebook group devoted to Outlander and the patterns will be somewhat associated with the show. Honey Girl Farms has specially dyed wool to co-ordinate with characters from the book/show and I've chosen I've rolled a skein into a ball and am ready to start...

Last week, I had the pleasure of presenting my trunk show for the Grand Quilt Guild in Fergus. What a great group...lots of fun! 

Here's a picture someone from the guild sent to me with my "Moonlight Thru' the Trees", or as my husband calls it, "The Hack Job"...

And, finally, a picture of one our puppies. This is the weekend that they go to their new homes. Boy, the time has flown by!

That's all the catching up for's a busy weekend. Tomorrow is the Run for the Grapes in Niagara that I'll be running with quite a few of my NorthShore family. When I signed up for this one, I took comfort in the fact that it would be easier since the weather will have cooled off.....but, of course, that is not the case!!! It's supposed to feel like 40degrees this weekend!!! (which is 104 for you farenheit people!)

I am linking up with Confessions of a Fabric Addice for Can I Get a Whoop Whoop!

Have a nice weekend....and stay cool and hydrated!


  1. Your puppy is adorable cuddled up with that quilt!
    Good luck with your run!

  2. It's amazing how much pressure we put on ourselves, isn't it? You're right. You can wait until next year's Fair.

  3. So much here: love your Happy Days quilt, you do trunk shows? Let me know if you ever venture a couple hours south and I'll drive up a couple hours and we shall meet in the middle 'k?! Pinkie swear. Love the moon quilt (hack job lol- hope you smacked that man). As for heat yup! Living in my bikini top and short shorts for the past few days, LOVE! I am not complaining. And then the puppy! Aw. Hope you were (and are) very well-hydrated for the run.

  4. Wow you are a busy lady!!! Thanks for Playing along with the PEIMQG Mystery Quilt-Along. I promise things will be easier the next few clues ;)