Thursday, October 20, 2011

Lila Tueller Give-Away

I have admired Lila Tueller fabric designs for a very long time.  In fact--the very first pre-cut I ever purchased was a jellyroll of one Lila's designs.  She has wonderful patterns also.  And she has redesigned her Peasant Blouse pattern cover using her new fabric line.  (You need to go to her blog and take a look!!!!) In honor of this, she is also having a contest with a fabulous give-away.  Go to her blog:  Lila Tueller Designs and follow the directions to enter. 

Thursday, October 13, 2011


I really have not fallen off the face of the earth.  I have just too many things going on in my life, I guess.  I have wanted to feel like posting, but I just could not make myself do it.  I have visited the blogs I follow, but couldn't do my own.  I really do not know why, but I feel like I am over the hump.  Here is a little of what I have been up to....

3x6 Bee- Caretaker of a hive and Bee in a second hive


I made some little zippy bags requested by my daughters


I helped one daughter move and begin refinishing some furniture


I finished my Crazy Nines quilt from last year's Quilt Festival in Houston


I have watched one daughter play volleyball (which means lots of hours in the car and in uncomfortable seats and bleachers)
  (she is the one that just blocked that ball!!!!)

and I have been baking, baking, baking!  When my daughter went to college, I began taking treat bags to the team every time we went to watch them play.  We didn't make every game so when I could go, I always wanted to bake something for them.  They have loved it.  I can't believe this is the 4th year.  She will be finished with volleyball in November and college in May.  It has gone by so fast and we have loved every chance to see her play.  I have made cinnamon streusel mini-bundt cakes, pumpkin-chocolate chip cookies, Frankenstein cake pops, and mummy-decorated pumpkin bread. 

(these were dubbed Franken-Elvis-es)      (these mummys will be delivered Saturday--                                                                       Shhhhh!)IMAG0565


And I traveled out of town with a family member to a
Dr.'s appointment.  WHEW!  I really am exhausted.  (I do work full-time, too)

(Oh, and somewhere in there I managed to fix a leaky water filter under the kitchen sink, clean everything under there, bleach the wet wood and wait for 3 days for it to dry.  Then I installed new lineoleum tiles and replaced the cleaning supplies I store under there)  

It is good to be back, and even though I have been very, very busy, I have done some really fun things.  I am not complaining at all, just letting you know where I have been and what I have been up to.

Hope everyone of you have been doing well, and that you will continue to follow me, even though I have been away.

Happy Quilting ;),