Monday, September 30, 2019

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Warm Up Piecing Top

You may remember I was doing some warm up sewing of strips together.
This is the top I pieced with one set of strips.
Poor photo and not pressed yet.

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Day 19 Progess Being Made

The niche is ready for tile and trim. Walls are ready for more tile.

Friday, September 27, 2019

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Day 17. New wallboard

The new walls were started today.
Another new wall
More tile finished today



Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Day 16 - Time For Tile

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It is starting to look like a shower now that the tile is being applied to the walls.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Day 15 - Another Day, Another Coat Or Two

It takes time to do things right so the shower will be waterproof. 

Monday, September 23, 2019

We Are Two Week Into Our Remodel

As of today we are 2 week into the remodel. This coat is a cheery cherry color!

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Day 12 The Walls Are Being Readied For The Tile

I am getting excited as it won't be too long before we start to see the tile on the walls.
The contractor is doing a great job getting the various experts here to do the work.

Friday, September 20, 2019

What Happened On Day11?

The shower is happening, although it is a complex time consuming process.

Thursday, September 19, 2019

10 days Into Our Remodel

It was necessary to patch a small area. Fortunately we had some tiles left from the original build and the tile installer was able to salvage a few more.

Friday, September 13, 2019

On To Day 5!



This is where the new shower will go.
They are doing a great job and making progress.


Thursday, September 12, 2019

And I quote "We have the hard part done"!

A lot happened today with the  remodel. The layout is becoming clearer.
This is day 4.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Demo Day 3

This is what it looks like after contractors worked for the third day. It was a challenge for them to remove the tile floor on the right and it is not done yet.

The shower pan was removed also.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

And So The Demo Begins........

The contractor made great progress on the remodel on the first day.


This is the other view of the demolition, I am impressed with the progress they made.


Friday, September 6, 2019

Warm Up Quilt Piecing

When I haven't sewn/quilted for a while and want to get going again I do some warm up piecing.



I have a lot of strips left over from other projects.
I started by just sewing a handful together and continued trying to make a more cohesive combination.
I had NO idea what I'd do with them, but that is the way I often work.
You can see the unit is slightly curved  I do believe I can press and eliminate most of that.
I am now piecing a second unit and I figured out why this happened and this second unit is quite straight.
Stay tuned as I intend to share this as it develops.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

A View From My Studio In The Treetops

Looking out the window...an interesting view of the deck and yard.

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Family Visit


It was great to have a visit with Stephanie, Blake, Julie, Greg and Oliver this weekend. I knew Greg and Julie were coming but Stephanie and Blake surprised me.

Sunday, September 1, 2019

I Just Connected With This Beautiful Model

This beautiful model enjoyed posing in my airport coat.
The rest of the story: I used to wear this coat when I travelled.
I was on the people mover at the Atlanta airport and a man started talking to me. I was beyond the age where men started conversations with me to get to know me. He was intrigued by my coat.
This happened repeatedly when I travelled and often they would tell me their wives would love it.
It is a version of my slashed jacket pattern.
The subtitle is: My If I Wanted To Meet A Man In An Airport Coat!
No I don't want to meet one!