Monday, December 10, 2012

Back up and running.

Finally, I'm able to blog again.  My computer connection has been out for many weeks and I was not able to post or even go online.   We first thought  that it was my computer,  but found out quickly it was ok...figuring out the problem was hard.  My service guys finally figured out the problem and got it fixed. I won't bore you with the details but I'm glad I can get on and see what everyone is doing.  I could use my Iphone but it's not too much fun to see things on it so small.   I do have a few things to show you and I hope you didn't give up on me by not posting. 

The first thing I want to show you is my Christmas present quilt.  I love this.  I almost gave up on the border and just put a solid fabric and called it finished  but I'm so glad I didn't do that.  I used 2 1/2" squares and did a double border with them.  I want to quilt this one soon but it doesn't look like it will be ready for this Christmas...I have too many quilts on my quilting stack right now that have priority. 

Here's two quilts I quilted for a friend.  Yes, they look almost exactly alike...She made these for charity quilts and gave them to me to practice on. She was very pleased with them and they were fun to do too.  

I made this block for a friend of mine going through Chemo.  The girls in my tatting group all made blocks and the quilt is being put together by another friend of mine.  I'll be getting the quilt back tomorrow to quilt it so you will see the whole quilt soon.  The fabric in my block was Quilt for a Cure fabric from several years ago.  I was given a love quilt that had some of this fabric in it when I was going through my chemo years ago.  I made two quilts using this fabric and I had a small amount left over and just had to use it for my friend.  I know she will love this little love quilt. I can't wait to get it back. I've seen the blocks and they are wonderful but I haven't yet see the quilt together yet...
 I hope you are having a wonderful holiday season and enjoying your family time. Last week, we went to Holiday in the Park one night and here's a picture of my son and his little family...The little person in the middle is why I'm not sewing as much as I used to!  I keep her on Friday nights and  Saturdays and she keeps me hopping! She's alot of fun and I really enjoy my time with her.  She loves fabric and colors and I hope she will be a future quilter!

Here they are again with my sweet husband. 
Yesterday was my youngest grandson's (Trent)  4th birthday!  Time sure goes quickly! I can't believe he is already 4...We went and celebrated his birthday. He had a soccer birthday party.  So much fun!
Ok, gotta get busy now.  I'll have more to show later in the week. Please come back and see me.  Until next time, happy quilting....


Ann Marie @ 16 Muddy Feet said...

Sometimes life just gets busy. We are still here, busy busy busy as well ourselves.

evelyn said...

You were missed. I too babysit my youngest grand daughter one day a week. Loads of fun, but exhausting! They sure do have energy! Glad to see you back.

Jane Galley said...

We have got so used to the having the internet at our fingertips, it's so frustrating when it doesn't work. Welcome back

Anonymous said...

Glad to see you back. I really love the Christmas present quilt.

Adorable grandchildren.


Lesley said...

Welcome back! Your quilts are lovely, but my favorite is the presents quilt....stunning!

Anonymous said...

It's great to have you back! I was wondering and wondering about you. I don't use my phone, either - too small! Your projects are terrific. Love that double scrappy border on the presents quilt. Your friend will love her hearts quilt. And lucky in your family, too. =)

Lisa Marie said...

Glad to see you are back up and running! Lovely projects you have finished up too!

Kate said...

Glad you are back on line. It's such a bummer to not be able to post at all. Love your Christmas present quilt!

barbara woods said...

that is one beautiful christmas quilt

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