Life

Hello friends! It’s been a bit.

We’ve had broken bones, broken machines, broken relationships, and now a broken bed.

Life has been crazy. So we’ve been a little silent. But not too worry we are still working in the background. I’m going to try this week to get better at posting.

My arm is doing so much better. This week most all of the pain is gone and I have pretty good range of motion. Can’t wait to get in the water where I can really work it out.

My machine is working really good too after having a fit and blowing her encoders. Being down two weeks was stressful for me in the beginning but I used the time to make a test pattern and now I can’t wait to have time to get it quilted!!

I hope life has been good to you. I feel like I’m mentally recovering from all of the stuff this year has thrown at us. Mentally it’s still hard for me to leave the house alone but I can tell I’m getting better about it. Do you struggle with mental stuff? I have found that really pampering myself, praying, and meditation helps a lot of the time. I am able to venture outside and sit in the sun now and that feels really good. It’s baby steps and looking toward the future with hope and trust.

Crazy times we live in!

XO’s

Lisa

Happenings!

Phase Quilt

Hello friends!

Been kind of quiet on here but we’ve been working on some stuff that we cannot post till after July! Big fun stuff!

This week gets back to normal and playing catch up on quilts we have in here.

We’re having lots of sunshine in Indiana and we are so grateful for that! I worked on this Phase quilt last year. You can get the pattern at Modern Handcraft. It’s a fun one especially if you like curves!

My arm is healing and I’m thankful for that! It looks crazy but it is what it is! Meaning the bone has healed all jammed into the socket. I will loose some rotation on it but I’m working really hard in pt to get as much use out of it that I can!

I’m headed to Florida in June with my sister and I’m so super excited I can’t stand it!! Fun stuff! I can not wait to feel the heat and hear the water!

I used the edge to edge City of Light on this quilt! All fabrics are Kona Cottons. My favorites!!

Well hoping you have a great day!

Lisa

Suzy Quilts Sew Along

Hey Friends! How are you doing?

I’m doing ok! Still broken arm but getting a lot more use out of it. Hoping that’s not a bad thing. I go back to the doctor on Tuesday and hopefully will see a lot of healing! 🙏

I wanted to tell you about Suzy Quilts sew along with her new pattern Gather!

I was so thankful that I went a head and did mine early. There is no way I can cut out a quilt right now, but I can LongArm still!

So here’s mine all ready for the LongArm. I used all Kona Cotton solids with some Rifle Paper Co prints on the front and for the back! Can’t wait to get it done!! You should follow the link up above on the first picture and sign up! She’s offering great prizes and we are sponsoring one week with a free LongArm quilting! Yah!

So honestly things are still moving slow here with my arm but I did get a few Longarms done, including binding this week. Albeit with lots more breaks in between!

Any how I can’t wait to see all the pretty gather quilts, if your going to do the sew along let me know!!!

Have a great weekend! XO’s

Lisa

Snowman Client Quilt

Hello Friends!

We’re back up and running. Arm is still broken but I am getting less pain with it and a tiny bit mobility. Catherine is loading quilts for me and I finish them up. We worked on this colorful snowman quilt yesterday. The client picked the famous Midnight Sparkle for the edge to edge. So dang cute!

It felt really great being back working but I did have some anxiety. I mean what would life be like with no anxiety!

I don’t like to talk politics, religion, or anything like that. But I do have to say this change of power has me worried. I’m so thankful to be living in a small rural town!

Take it easy my dear friends! What are you working on this week? Whatever you do do it in love!

XO’s

Lisa

Life Happens…

I’m writing to you my friends and those in my life. To be able to look back and see how far I’ve come.

On Sunday night around midnight I got up to go to the bathroom, I fell down before I got there and hit my arm on the door frame. I broke my humerus bone and impacted it. If the bones don’t come out of it in a week I’ll need surgery to fix it. I absolutely do not want another surgery like that as I’ve been through a lot of those in the past already.

I am one who never sits down. Today the pain is more tolerable so now I’m restless, tired, mad, and sad. I’m sitting here watching Mark do the dishes and run the vacuum. Last night he helped me get a bath. The first one I had had since the accident.

I have quilts to do so this afternoon my daughter is going to help me and see if we can get them knocked out. In case I do have to have surgery I won’t be worried about them. I’ve always been good at getting them done and back to my clients.

So that’s my life. The best highlight is my son is home from the Air Force. Not the visit we had planned. We’re going to make cookies tonight. I’m looking forward to that!!

Have fun and be careful

! Happy New Years Eve!!

Lisa