Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Elm Creek Quilts

Jennifer Chiavarini is finally coming to New York. She will be promoting a new Elm Creek book coming out the end of March. She will be at the Fashion Institute of Technology on April 4th at 1 PM. Admission is $10 an $5 for seniors.

Thursday, October 30, 2008

The Quilters Alphabet

The Quilter's Alphabet
Author Unknown

Accuracy...mood dependent.
Bleed...bless the fabric that doesn't.
Credit card...purrs in a quilt shop.
Distance...at which points look good.
Even...well, does it look even?
Fudge...adjustment terminology.
Golden...the moment it's finished!
Hug...wrap up in a quilt.
Iron...the great fabric disciplinarian!
Justify...can't cook! Quilting an heirloom.
Knot...size need not stop a truck.
Love...quilting is a labor of.
Marker...please, let it wash out.
Needle...feet always find it.
Ouch...related to one end of a pin.
Pucker...that rascally little puffy thing.
Quilt...a thing of beauty, a joy forever!
Rip...as ye sew, so shall ye.
Seam...straight is good.
Time...to quilt, grab more.
Underside...where all the work shows.
Victim...of quilt guilt (too many?).
What...a quilt (all pupose comment)!
Xamine...I'll say how close!
Y...only quilt on days ending in "y".
Zero...other things you'd rather do!

Thursday, October 2, 2008

Thank You - Army of Women

Thank You - Army of Women
This is a study for breast cancer trying to recruit one million women. Please sign up. You can do as little or as much as you are able to help the cause. Colleen

Thursday, July 24, 2008


Around August 10th will be the grand opening of my website. Come one, come all and have a look around. I also have a couple of nice links. The website is

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Working on a Website

Right now I am working on making a website to sell quilted camera cases. I already have a domain name. I started out with Yahoo website builder but it isn't doing what I want so I may try another.

Thursday, May 8, 2008

Back From A Cruise.

My two daughters and I went on a cruise to the Bahamas last week and we all had a great time. Hear is a photo of the 3 of us before we boarded the Norwegian Spirit. I love Norwegian Cruise Lines. This is my 4th cruise with the Norwegian Cruise Line

Sunday, April 13, 2008

Getting Used to WW

Seems like I am eating more on WW than I did when I followed the food plan given to me by my personal trainer. We are having a contest at Ballys this month. Whoever loses the most weight and body fate gets a free training session or gets to train his trainer. I have a list of Sadistic exercises to give my trainer if I win. LOL

Monday, April 7, 2008

Started Weight Watchers Online

Today I am starting Weight Watchers Online program. I need to lose 25 pounds. I am trying to stay motivated to go to the gym more often also. I keep talking myself out of exercising.

Monday, March 17, 2008

New Sweatshirt Jacket

Jacket I finished made with panels from Loralie.

Thursday, March 13, 2008


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Monday, March 3, 2008

I'm Working on a new project

I have been making camera cases for both my daughters new digital cameras. Here is a photo of the first 2 I finished.

Thursday, February 21, 2008

Waiting for Snow

Here on Long Island we are waiting for our first snowstorm which is supposed to take place tomorrow. I guess I need to get my Snow blower ready to go.
Wouldn't you know it, that after 6 inches of snow, the darn snow blower wouldn't start. It has been sitting in the garage for 2 winters and when you really need it, you end up using a snow shovel.

Monday, February 18, 2008



Inspired by the Elm Creek Quilts Novels:
30+ Traditional Blocks, 11 Projects, Favorite Character Sketches

Timeless Quilts Inspired by the New York Times Best-Selling Novels

11 traditional quilts for all skill levels, featuring more than 30 traditional blocks

Saturday, January 26, 2008