Thursday, November 20, 2014

Evening! What are you thankful for?

It's getting to be that time of year when you start thinking about the guy in the red suit. Julie has already started planning her 'black' Friday (which is now black Thursday). I'm so glad I don't do that type of shopping. I think the last time I did the black Friday shopping was about the second or third year that it was started and labeled. I wish them luck, but their bottom line will not include my green stuff.....

Next week is the week we should all be thinking about what we are thankful for. Some it can be just to have a home or a job. Some have a long list and others have a short one. This year I am most thankful for Carl being here to celebrate another holiday season with me and that I am able to celebrate with Julie for the first time in about 15 years and the first time with her family. The smaller things I am thankful for are my health, talents and knowledge. I hope you all find at least one thing you can be thankful for during this season. There are so many people that this time of the year is the hardest for them to get through. Some are missing loved ones, others feel guilty they can't do more for friends and family, others don't feel they have anything to be thankful for.

Please remember to smile at the frazzled mother in the grocery line, let the 'idiot' get ahead of you on the road and excuse that rude person you just encountered. May we all remember to be polite and forgiving during this stressful time of year.

Until next time,

Happy Quilting, Sharon Permanent "Quilting the Kaye Wood Way" Certified Instructor since 2013

Saturday, November 8, 2014

We're off to see the wizard!

Oops, I guess it's not the wizard we are going to see. ... Ella,  Maddi, Carl and I are on our way to the Harvest Craft Show in Portland, TN. My little helpers are amazing with set up, take down and everything in between.  Since the first show, Ella and Maddi know what to do and jump right in. I really enjoy having their help and company at these things.

Until next time,

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Going through e-mails and find cool things sometimes

I keep trying to weed out my e-mails so that it won't take me hours to go through. It does help, but I still spend way to much time on this endeavor. Once and awhile I get something I really like and today was one such day. I get a daily group of blogs from BlogHer and this one from Simply June was a good one. It is good advise for all ages and genders. 

Happy Quilting, Sharon Permanent "Quilting the Kaye Wood Way" Certified Instructor since 2013

Friday, October 31, 2014

Day 31 of NaBloPoMo challenge!

Today is the last day of this challenge. I'm not sure how I stack up against the other NaBloPoMo bloggers that signed up, but I have shared more of my thoughts and happenings this month than other months. 

I didn't say 'Happy Birthday' to my aunt Jenny (the 25th) or my sister Loretta (the 30th). So here is both of your 'Happy Birthday' from me, LOL!

One thing that I have finished is my 'Blue and White Spin' quilt. I think it turned out great! Now onto my next project!

Thanks NaBloPoMo for the challenge! Let's hope that I can keep up the momentum!

Until next time, 

Happy Quilting, Sharon 
Permanent "Quilting the Kaye Wood Way" Certified Instructor since 2013

Monday, October 27, 2014

Day 27 of NaBloPoMo challenge!

Good evening! 

Today I put the quilt on the frame and of course my second pass the tension was off. It is really quick to stitch across but forever to 'unstitch'. I shall finish it tomorrow I hope.

Here are a few of the sites we have seen during our walks. 

Here are future suppers :)

Check out this tree. Not sure why it grew this way.

Many of the trees have a vine growing up and around them. This one looked like it was a vein all the way up the trunk.

What natural sites to you enjoy each day?

The question of the day is:
Do you enjoy being scared such as watching horror movies or reading scary books?

My answer to this is that I don't read or watch horror movies. I'd much rather watch a western (Sam Elliott, yum...), action (Harrison Ford), and sci-fi (The Mummy and Star Wars). I don't like Stephen King books, the Saw or Halloween movies, but I don't mind haunted houses.

How about you, do you like horror movies or scary books?

Happy Quilting, Sharon 
Permanent "Quilting the Kaye Wood Way" 
Certified Instructor since 2013

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Day 26 of NaBloPoMo challenge!

Good evening all!
As usual I am behind on my posting. Yesterday Carl, Ella and I went to Beech Lodge #240 in Hendersonville to a craft fair. It was a long day with little return. At least I got a lot of tips and ideas while we were there yesterday. Next step is to make a list on what to get somethings done.

1. Find a lab to get Carl's lab work done
2. Quilt the quilt that is on the design wall
3. Take a couple quilts to the store in White House for consignment
4. Work on potholders
5. Get online to new site 

I think that's a good start. 

What is on your agenda for the week?

Happy Quilting, Sharon 
Permanent "Quilting the Kaye Wood Way" Certified Instructor since 2013

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Day 22 of NaBloPoMo challenge!

Today we walked on another part of the walkway that White House has made through town. It is a very pretty walk and a lot of people use it. No fear of tripping and they have different trees marked along the path. I'm not sure which section we will check out tomorrow.

The question of the day is yesterday:
Orange is a colour that people either hate or love: tell us how you feel about it.

Answer: My favorite colors while I was a teen was yellow, brown and orange! Just about everything except clothes was one of these colors. I didn't look good in those colors at all. I remember one of the dresses that my mother made me was brown with orange and white flowers. I shall have to look for it. I may have a piece of that fabric in my stash somewhere. I was very lucky that my mother was a great seamstress because I sure would not have had the fantastic wardrobe that she provided without that talent. I think I was the best dressed kid in school thanks to her.

How about you, did you like the color orange?

Until next time, 

Happy Quilting, Sharon Permanent "Quilting the Kaye Wood Way" Certified Instructor since 2013