Sunday, May 3, 2015


 Winning Quilts!

I LOVED this quilt and I got to tell the quilt maker that it really touched me in a special way.  I wish I would have taken her picture with her quilt.

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Paducah from Barb's point of view

I got to meet Barb finally after years of visiting her blog :0), she was delightful.  And what fun to meet her friend Mary whom she talks about on her blog.......I could have talked to them all day long.  What a treat :0).  Jump over to Barb's for some great pictures and one of us together :0)

Isn't this a beauty?

Friday, May 1, 2015


Not a prize winner but really dazzling.....amazingly realistic!
Happy Sewing, Kim

Thursday, April 30, 2015


This looked so much like real feathers, I just loved it!

Wednesday, April 29, 2015


You've got to see this from Ricky's Show!

It was a terrific evening of music and laughter, even tears for Libby, if you ever get the
chance to see him perform go for it!

I asked if I could take his picture and he said only if you take one with us together :0), he was so easy to talk to and gave me some excellent advice on buying a new Bernina!  Happy Sewing, Kim


Best wall quilt!

This is the first quilt I saw when entering the upstairs part of the quilt show which is where I started.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015


Get those drums going time to open the show!  You might see me in a pink sweater :0)

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Happy Spring

My pretty red Japanese Maple in the background

This single rose bush is already in bloom with the azaleas!
 Happy Spring!  I'm off to Paducah!
You can see the azalea blooming across the street too, the neighborhood is full of their blossoms! 

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Under the Msasa Tree

1st place in Utility quilts Applique and Mixed ( lap, throw and crib)

Terrific craftsmanship combined with a great use of color, I really enjoyed this one.
So many talented quilters :0).  My next show will be Paducah, hope to see you there!
Happy Sewing, Kim

Monday, March 30, 2015

Convex illusions from the Wilmington quilt show

This was a very convincing optical illusion.

Best wall hanging.

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Sew along

Do you ever see a cute sew along and you simply must join in?
This one from the Fatquarter shop was irresistibly to me!
As if that was cute enough Sondra has figure out all the math for
the sew along group to make minis of the same blocks!
There is a "snapshot quilt along" group on Facebook too :0)
Come on you know you want to make'em.
Happy Sewing, Kim

And is all for a good cause....
 Made using the Daysail fatquarters.
rasing money for St. Jude Children's hospital.

Quilt show: Lost in the Maze

Not a ribbon winner but I love the color!  Happy Sewing!  Kim

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Quilt show: Obsessiveness

"Best Scrap Quilt"

These blocks and bits were tiny!  What a fun quilt to study.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Local quilt show: Wilmington, NC

Quilters by the Sea Guild  33rd annual quilt show:

Best of Show Bed Quilt

All needle turned applique stitched to perfection.

Then meticulously outlined in gold thread

This was such a thing of beauty I just wanted to study every inch of it!
Happy Sewing, Kim

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Thank you Jan

Oh boy look what I won !
Jan was celebrating her blogversary and lucky me I won her give away!

12 beautiful shades of Aurifil goodness!
Thank you so much Jan :0).

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Progress on Flags of the American revolution

Lori's group  already posted their progress on her linky, go have a look,
but I am behind and did not make the post but here is my updated progress.

I think I am about half way through the hand work needed to finish the Jan Patek quilt.

Happy Sewing, Kim

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Randy is looking for Love...........

Randy is having a give away if you are the 700th person to follow her.....
hey she is only 12 folks better hurry!
Her blog is lots of fun and you just never know when she will have another
sew along.

Happy Sewing, Kim

Friday, February 20, 2015

A little of this and that

Making baby blankets for the local hospital

Sewing with Petey to put together a quilt for our guild

Rita showing the rows all together.....she ironed everything as we sewed 

Celebrated Valentines Day with 50 shades of pink roses.

working on Anne Sutton's sew along...this is FEB.

JAN. can find this free BOM at Bunny Hill

Bought a featherweight  made in the year of my birth :0)

Enjoying some beautiful sunset walks


Working on my " Flags of the American Revolution" blocks too. :0)

Friday, February 6, 2015

Feb. already oh my!

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I've been busy visiting with my daughter, not doing much sewing to show but here is a nice shot of my family :0).  Happy Valentines Day if I don't get back before then.

Friday, January 9, 2015

Happy New Year

I don't often get to spend time with both of my kids at the same time but I did this New Years Day and it sure made it extra special.  The three of us have January birthdays too so we celebrated that as well.
Happy New Year to you!