Monthly Archives: August 2016

Meetup | September Goals

Well, I got a really big thing off my list, my Scrappy Swiss Cross Quilt! Yahoo!

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 Dye custom scarves for fused glass artists  August 5 100%
 Dye custom dresses for Rox  August 5 100%
Swiss Cross Pillow August 15 100%
New quilt for our bed! August 15 100%
Free Motion Class August 16 100%
New curtain for dining room September 1 0%
Stool cover for Mary September 1 0%
Baskets for Julie September 1 0%
Move website to new hosting and re-design September 1 10%
3 more Indigo Leather Handled Linen Totes October 15 0%
3 more Autumn Splendor Leather Handled Linen Totes  October 15 0%
Re-do Laundry room September 1 90%
Calendar email to students September 1 100%
     
Pillows for Morris Chair – on hold Backburner-ish 0%
New curtains for our bedroom! Backburner-ish 0%
Tree Quilt in Kitchen Blues palettes back burner 0%
Mod House Quilt back burner 5%

My beginning free motion quilting class at the Redlands Sewing Center was a blast! We had a lot of fun, and I got 10 real beginner quilters turned into confident explorers of free motion quilting, hooray!

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I’ve had a 3-session class at the Redlands Sewing Center every other month since March…although that doesn’t SOUND like a lot, it certainly FELT like a lot! I’m done teaching there until next January, things get really busy in the Fall, and the closer we get to the holidays the harder it is to fill a 3 session class so this works out well! I’ve got to plan a couple of new classes to add to my offerings there next year, so that will be bubbling away in the back of my head for awhile

Now, I’ve got to think ahead. I’ve got a few ideas for some magazine articles, I want to get those proposals out the door. Then a couple of home dec projects to finish up, one which I’m waiting on hubby for, and since he’s hard at work on the outside spruce up I’m waiting until he’s done with that before adding to his “honey-do” list! And then I’ve got a big show in mid-October to prep for, so that’s the bulk of what I’ll be working on in the studio!

September Goals

New curtain for dining room October 1 0%
Re-do Laundry room October 1 90%
Calendar email to students October 1 0%
Proposals October 1 0%
Stool cover for Mary October 1 0%
Baskets for Julie October 1 0%
Move website to new hosting and re-design October 1 10%
3 more Indigo Leather Handled Linen Totes October 15 0%
3 more Autumn Splendor Leather Handled Linen Totes October 15 0%
 6 DVD baskets October 15 0%
 10 Zippy Wallets October 15 0%
 Top Off Scarf Stocks October 15 0%
     
Pillows for Morris Chair – on hold Backburner-ish 0%
New curtains for our bedroom! Backburner-ish 0%
Tree Quilt in Kitchen Blues palettes back burner 0%
Mod House Quilt back burner 5%

But before anything else – I’ve got to get prepped for the day job, that starts next Tuesday!!!

Sophomore Year at Vanderbilt has Begun!

I’ve just returned from taking Liam back to Vanderbilt University where he began sophomore year as a Trombone Performance major at the Blair School of Music yesterday. I love Nashville, it is so full of nice people and great restaurants, everywhere we went we had great conversations with friendly folk. The only negative from Liam’s… Continue Reading

August Goals Check-in

<<<Insert wailing about summer being almost over here>>> Ok, now that’s over, let’s see how I’m doing on my goals! August Goals  Dye custom scarves for fused glass artists  August 5 100%  Dye custom dresses for Rox  August 5 100% Swiss Cross Pillow August 15 100% New quilt for our bed! August 15 65% New curtain for… Continue Reading