I started the year off making another vest for my husband, per his request, he wanted a denim vest. I lined it with burgundy ripstop. Later in the month I began work on Topper’s memory quilt, completed in time for his 10th birthday on February 6th. I also finally opened my Etsy store with the… Continue reading 2022 Year in Review
September was a bittersweet month. The Queen's passing on September 8th hit me hard. I had a renewed interest in British history due to watching both "The Crown" and "Downton Abbey" earlier this year. I had also recently discovered a black & white photo of the Queen my (late) mother had saved from when she… Continue reading September Milestones
A Memory Quilt for Topper On February 6th, Topper celebrated his 10th birthday. I had decided a while back that it would be fun to make him a quilt out of his many grooming bandanas. 10 years x 6 grooms per year meant I had plenty to choose from, especially with extras from Bear and… Continue reading Happy 10th Birthday, Topper!
After taking a break from blogging about our adventures (and misadventures) with our 2015 Roadtrek E-trek, I decided to reinvent my blog with a focus on my other interests, which include sewing, quilting, and scrapbooking, I have included the old blog posts, since RV travel remains very popular (although not for us) and people may still… Continue reading The Blog is Back!
For many years I had wanted to make a Memory Quilt, an idea I saw on one of our favorite sitcoms, "Rules of Engagement" in an episode titled "Jeff's Wooby" from Season 1, (air date 3/19/2007). About ten years ago, I recruited my mother-in-law, who is a very talented quilter, to make one for my… Continue reading Bearly Quilts
Happy Anniversary! On September 28th we celebrated our 25th Wedding Anniversary. Rather than traditional jewelry--of which I have enough to open my own store after two dozen previous anniversaries, not to mention birthdays, Christmas, and Mother's Day--Karl decided I needed an electric bicycle, so I can keep up with him on our battlefield rides (which sometimes become an actual… Continue reading E is for Electric Bicycle