Monday, February 12, 2018

Goals for the week of February 12, 2018

Goals for the week of February 12, 2018

1. Dresden Plate


2. Mystery ASK


3. Blocks of the Month

4. Choose/Work UFO

This week is pretty quiet. Mom only has one doctor appointment and hopefully the weather will cooperate. That gives me four of five days at home. Praying that doesn't change.

 

Speaking of Mom :) 
Look at the sweetness she sent home with me on my last visit !!!
I am absolutely in love with this little bundle of fluff :) :) :)


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Wishing you days filled with kindness.


Verse of the Day


Therefore he is able to save completely those who come to God through him, because he always lives to intercede for them.
Hebrews 7:25 NIVUK

Reports for the weekending February 10, 2018



It has been a busy, productive week.

The 15 minute sewing challenge
I was able to sew at the machine almost every day this week. Days like Sunday, I only managed the minimum 15 minutes. The rest of the week, I got in hours. You can see what I got up to in previous blogs (hit older posts at the bottom).


Stash report

I started out the week with 1.5 yards of newly purchased fabric for the year.
This week, I purchased no new fabrics. 
I did use fabric from my enormous stash.

In - 0
Out - .5 yards

Goals for the week of February 5, 2018

1. Dresden played
- continue stitching block 1
- begin stitching block 2


2. Growing Up QAL
- binding
DONE




3.  Mystery QAL
- finish choosing fabrics
- begin cutting
I keep trying but so far have not been able to make any progress on this.

4. Mending
- one item per day
DONE


 




5. ThermoWeb wall hanging
- just needs to be done already !!
DONE




Thanks for stopping by,

Wishing you days filled with kindness.


Verse of the Day


In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace
Ephesians 1:7 NIVUK




Saturday, February 10, 2018

Blog Overload . . .

(Image from Pinterest)

Warning:  you are going to go into "blog overload" today !!!

Yes, I'm blogging again !!!!

It's another quiet day at home, light snow, no appointments, and nothing requires me to leave the house today.

So I started my day in the kitchen making dinner.


Pork loin and vegetables for dinner. Doesn't it look yummy?




From there, I'm moving on to finish the ThermoWeb Christmas wall hanging that I've been putting on the list since December when it first appeared on their website.


And it's completely finished !!! Finally !!!

All this productivity made possible by another day at home due to the weather :)




For those of you who hate winter . . . 

I LOVE IT !!!!



Verse of the Day

For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart.
Hebrews 4:12 NIVUK

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Taking a deep breath

I've been feeling really overwhelmed lately. I always have plans to get so much done, but because of of how long things always take and going to mom's, things just didn't pan out.

I'm definitely not complaining. I work on projects as much as I can and try to have had work available when I'm just not able to sit at the machine.

Tuesday started out rough. I wasn't feeling 100%, so the morning was pretty quiet. Once my stomach settled and I ate something, I was able to work on my Growing Up quilt. 



This isn't the best photo, but you get the idea.
 I just want it done. I've been trying to finish it for five weeks now.

So I spent my Tuesday working on it. 


And other than hand sewing the binding - - - 
IT'S DONE!!!


I also worked on the second CQJP2018 block and am making good progress I think.




I still have work to do on the first block, but these ideas hit and I wanted to do them before I forgot. There will still be some bead work added, but not yet.
 

And one final finish . . . 

This plastic canvas cube is for the children's program in my Bible study. I started it at the beginning of last summer. When we took the carpet up in July, I put it away and promptly forgot about it. It was finally time for it to reappear and get finished. This is one project I won't miss.

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Wishing you a day filled with kindness.

Verse of the Day

Jesus looked at them and said,‘With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.’ 
 
Matt. 19:26 NIVUK
 
 


Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Goal Report for January 22, 2018

Goal Report for January 22, 2018

1. Growing Up QAL
- finish quilt assembly
progress made




- borders
- binding

2. Dresden plate
- continue stitching
progress made




3. Mystery QAL
- begin cutting
no progress

4. Mending
- one item per day
some progress made, but not daily

5. ThermoWeb wall hanging
- finish assembling blocks
no progress

Goals for the week of February 5, 2018

1. Dresden played
- continue stitching block 1
- begin stitching block 2

2. Growing Up QAL
- binding

3.  Mystery QAL
- finish choosing fabrics
- begin cutting

4. Mending
- one item per day

5. ThermoWeb wall hanging
- just needs to be done already !!

Thanks for stopping by,

Wishing you days filled with kindness.


Verse of the Day

However, if you suffer as a Christian, do not be ashamed, but praise God that you bear that name. 
 
1 Peter 4:16 NIVUK

Sunday, February 4, 2018

REPORTS . . .

Time to report . . . . albeit late !!!

Hand Quilt Along (HQAL)

Just to reiterate, this is any type of hand work, not just traditional hand quilting. I find it so satisfying and encouraging that there are so many blogs hosting as many different ways to encourage us to try new things, hand down traditional methods, finish long neglected projects and to encourage each other with cheerleading and kind words no matter what our passions are.






I tried to work on my Dresden plate every night doing at least one different stitch. I was hesitant to begin, as I am with most projects, but am really enjoying my results.





That leads me into my 15 minute challenge.
I was able to stitch at least everyday, but time on the machine wasn't quite as productive this week. I managed Monday, Thursday and Saturday. All three days were at least two hours. Again, I don't keep exact records ;)



My time was spent working on the Growing Up QAL. I've managed to get three rows completely sewn/quilted.


And finally, Stash report. 

1/2 yard sash/framing for Growing Up QAL
This is coming from my stash.

New in - zero 1 yard valentine's 


1 5" charm pack


In between traveling to Mom's a couple of times this week and trying to stay home, we got more snow!!! I know !!! 




How about 6 inches of snow over night !!!!

Never a dull moment here :)

Thanks for stopping by,

Wishing you days filled with kindness.

Verse of the day:

No temptation had overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it.

1 Corinthians 10:13



Sunday, January 28, 2018

Goal report for January 22, 2018

My goals for the week of January 22, 2018:

1. UFO - Growing Up QAL
- decide on layout for blocks DONE



- assemble quilt started, first two rows are together and quilted.

2. Dresden Plate
- take that first stitch DONE
- get at least one seam done DONE




3. ThermoWeb Ornament Wall Hanging
- finish assembling the top
- sandwich, quilt, bind

No progress here



4. Mystery QAL
- begin cutting out components

No progress here

5. Mending (5 items)
- mend one item per day one done

Goals for the week of January 29, 2018

1. Growing Up QAL
- finish quilt assembly
- binding

2. Dresden Plate
- continue stitching

3. Mystery ASK
- begin cutting

4. Mending
- one item per day

5. ThermoWeb wall hanging
- finish assembling blocks

This week has less running to doctors with mom and I only have one appointment for me. I'm looking at three out of five days at home. Praying that doesn't change.

Thanks for stopping by,

Wishing you days filled with kindness.


Verse of the day:

But to all who believe Him and accepted Him, He gave the right to become
Children of God.

John 1:12