I got a longarm!

Ok I actually got a longarm quilting machine in January… lol. But recently I’ve gotten the chance to quilt 2 quilts… for customers! That makes me so excited that people trust me with something they worked hard on. Here they are!

Aviatrix Mediallion pieced by my good friend @caleesku on IG. This was so much fun to quilt. I got to play around with rulers and really learn my machine. (Also note the little quilt buddy in the corner lol). Plus some pictures of it while it was on the frame for some close ups.

Aviatrix Lee

Then I got to do this awesome kids quilt, and it was nice to do something a little simpler lol. This is all ruler work I don’t have a computerized machine 🙂

Hi Kent

Thanks for looking!



Temperature Quilt for Mom

So I have a thing for temperature’s and I’m not really sure why lol. But for my mom for her birthday this year I decided to make her a quilt. So I made one that shows the high and low temperature each day of the year she was born, in the city she grew up in. For the back label I created a legend so she could see just how cold/hot each day was. On her birthday I appliqued a little heart.

I had so much fun longarm quilting this! I decided to do a different design in each month, but kept with a chevron type feel. Found a beautiful wideback caffe facet print that pulled it all together!


Busy Busy Busy!

So I’ve been pretty busy crafting wise this month! My finishes so far:

*Temperature crochet blanket for 2016

*My first tshirt quilt (doesn’t Garth Brooks look amazing surrounded by pink lol)

*Paper pieced pattern call Melon Ice Quilt (I was so tired when this picture was taken! It was a late/early finish at a quilt retreat and you don’t get much sleep!)

I’m also so close to being finished with my paper pieced Harry Potter quilt from fandominstitches.com. I’m so in love with it 🙂

I’ve been keeping up with the temperature cross stitch and Texas has been crazy so the month of January is already off to a neat start!

Next weekend I will be going to rent some longarm time so I can completely finish the tshirt quilt and melon ice. Longarming is so much fun!


2017 Temperature Cross Stitch

So this year I have been working on a crochet temperature blanket where I assigned a color for a temperature scale and made a hexagon for the high of the day. It’s turning out so awesome but I have gotten behind and trying to catch up with all these hexagon’s is a little intimidating.

SO! Next year I still want to do a temperature project because in the end it’s still neat to see how the year panned out in colors. I decided to do a cross stitch version so I could work on it once a month and it wouldn’t take up as much time. I created a calendar pattern and a color scale using DMC thread. Now I just need 2017 to arrive in order to start! 2017-cross-stitch-calendar



Wanting To Cheat

I’ve been doing so good, it’s hard seeing everyone eat around me. It’s driving me crazy. What’s really getting me is seeing how different everyone’s diet could be before surgery. Sometimes it’s a two week liquid diet, I’ve seen people saying liquid one day before. I just don’t understand. I keep thinking that I wasted my last meals on stupid stuff. And it’s stupid to care – the whole point is to make a lifestyle change and all I want is a whole freaking pizza.