I love it !!!!! Have semi-retired my Janome and have bought a Brother NX 2000,The Laura Ashely version. First n ew machine for me in over 20 years. At least this time hubby didn't ask his usual question when I talk sewing machine. "Does it mend ??" And, of course, my standard answer is " Does it say Mending Machine anywhere on the box?? " lol …Continue
This is from a kit I purchased a few years ago. Need to find backing and then it is ready to quilt. I am really pleased. Did the applique by hand - buttonhole stitch.
Merry Christmas to all !!
Those of you with small kiddies, either with you on Christmas Eve or at their own home, there is a web site that tracks Santa's journey . The Charlie Flight 21 Aerospace Control and Warning Squadron based in North Bay,Ontario, Canada -- It used to be easier when they were just NORAD - North America Air Defense and were connected to Colorado and their Air Defense people - tracks Santa Christmas Eve and scramble fighters to make sure it is him and that he…Continue
What do you do with 1and 1/4 cups of white sugar and 1 and 1/4 cups of brown sugar mixed ?????
Perhaps I should start at the beginning. Over March Break to those in Ontario, Canada -- Spring Break for those who live in the U.S., we had our 9 year old granddaughter here for the week. It was a busy week to say the least. The day before she went home was our "Nana and Kat Day ". So we started out to make chocolate chip cookies from my mother's recipe. Kat was reading the recipe and…Continue
He showed up late yesterday afternoon and was still here this morning. He spent most of the afternoon sitting on the hummingbird sign. At one point he swooped down and sat in the snow. After a few minutes he got himself a mouse. Hubby was pleased. He…Continue
Before Christmas I started a quilt for GD . Didn't realize it had Y seams. I fought with it for a while and then put it away as a lost cause for a while. I got it out Monday and started again but going very slowly and measuring and checking several times. By Tuesday I had one block finished with as perfect as I can get them Y seams. The quilt will have 7 pink blocks and 7…Continue
Wishing all a Merry , Merry Christmas and a heathly and prosperous New Year.
Today was quiet here just hubby and I. Son was at his fiancee's house. Tomorrow hubby will drive a 10 hour round-trip to get our granddaughter who is 9. We will have Christmas Eve on Tues. and Christmas day on Wed.
Two years ago when GD was coming after the 25th for Christmas at our house she was very worried about whether there would be presents from Santa at our house. Off the cuff on the…Continue
I haven't posted for a long time. I have been reading and keeping up with everyone. This has been a tough year for me. My Mum went into hospital in January and passed away the end of March. She was 98. My granddaughter said they were the same age but Nana Maisie had a 9 in front of her 8 (GD was 8 ).lol
I am executor so have all the paper work to do that is entailed as well as having all her "stuff" to sort through and deal with. We had a lot of visitors starting the end of June when…Continue