Showing posts from March, 2012

Another Project Finished!

Yesterday, a friend of mine came over and we went to my sewing room. I pulled out an old sewing/quilt project that I took a class for about 5 years ago. I know those of you that do crafts can relate to this.

I took the class about 5 years ago, as I stated. It was at the local fabric shop. I have no problems with the shop. I have a problem with the teacher who taught the class. I was told it would easy and fun to do. I would have it done in no time. Okay - but remember -I don't sew on the machine very well. No problem, I'd go and try it out, it's was supposed to be easy. When I got home that day, I put it in a container in my sewing room and said, "I'll do this later." Now, 5 years later and I finally finish it. Does that tell you something??!

Anyway, I pulled out my container that had the half finished bag in it. I had machine quilted the fabric, put on the pockets, and even had the sides pinned to the front and back. Now, there was no backing, just the fabri…

OK, time to blog

Guess it's been awhile since I've blogged on here. As you can see, I've been posting letter from the past on my other blog site. I'm really into this genealogy again, and can't seem to keep looking for answers.

Since my last blog, I have been working on my quilts as much as my genealogy. Funny how some information you had 20 years ago, makes more sense now. Guess it's true, the older you get the wiser you get. At least that's what I'm gong to believe!

At one of the meeting we had I started to do the applique work on the block I sewed together a while back. It didn't take long, but the for me it took longer than I wanted since I was doing other stuff. Of course, I haven't done anything else since but at least I'm getting there.

Okay, tell me, what is it about watching a show like "Buried Alive" that makes a person clean, even when they don't really need to. I sat and watched a few of their shows and each time I would get up and …