October 20, 2014

He IS The Man.....

Manning is the Man today......well, last night.....my retirement hub of yesterday had a 3 gifts.....a wonderful sunrise and sunset...just glorious....and his favorite Quarterback.....my Main Man has followed the Colt's before the Manning Fever Hit it....I KNOW he left Indianapolis and is now in my BFF town to Denver...so we share him.....but you just have to love and respect this Manning Man
 Please except my diversion from Quilting!!.......I am piecing a top for a friend and will quilt it as soon as we unload Suziebell in SC......
Love to Sew!!

My Suziebell!!

October 18, 2014

Post Mark IT With Love.....

Moving Seranade
LOTS OF PICTURES!! ..We are moving South East....we made the decision this summer....my husband is retiring from night shift in the ER....we built this cabin ourselves....yes, my hub is "amazing"..my High School sweetheart and now Soul Mate and Best Friend....Enjoy our Inside His Opus Pictures....I did finish my most favorite quilt in my studio...I thought it was so appropriate as it is a HOUSE Quilt, pattern by Fig Tree & Co.......and fabs from her also.....Please relax and enjoy......hard?....yes, but so worth it for what it represents and what it is going to help conclude....Our Son and family......

Horses were moved in June  :(...


 All We Can Say....On our knees....is

5 Baths.....a possible BB....:)
My FAV!!!

My Studie

Our Hats with "Poppy's"

Love the hard to build on your own dormer

Sigh....will miss

The LONG Winter 2014

Home Sweet Cabin

pattern at Fig Tree & Co

Musical Chairs?

May Ole' Glory Always Be


"He gives power to the weak and strength to the powerless. Even youths will become weak and tired, and young men will fall in exhaustion. But those who trust in the Lord will find new strength. They will soar high on wings like eagles. They will run and not grow weary. They will walk and not faint."

Isaiah 40:29-31 (NLT)

October 10, 2014


Illusion.....a good time of year to show that!!....Halloween is coming.....I totally can not believe it is that time of year already!!
 Where did the summer go?....well, for me, into staining and painting and packing and cleaning the cabin to show to potential buyers!!....and Quilting, as I could squeeze it in.
So!!  how fun is this Quilt with Jenny!!  Have fun!! I love it!!!
Quilted Blessings!!

Geta's Quilt Studio



Are You Chicken?....... Wink!!!!

October 5, 2014

It is All about......Sweet Sugar Swirl

Fig Tree & Co.
You will find a beautiful Sweet Sugar Swirl quilt completed at  A Little Bit Biased Blog  
The pattern is available for purchase at
Fig Tree & Co.

Hope you enjoy the quick video that will help you put this quilt together pretty quickly!!

A FUN! 2014 Quilt Market Video....ENJOY!!
Layer Cake Competition......Fun!!

Too much fun today.....NOW, Paper piecing with Alex!!

                                         Happy Quilting!!

October 4, 2014

Moving On from His OPUS

Gary's Opus
Old Glory
Sometimes life just happens in ways you had no idea it would be.  This is what is going on here.  First of all ,our son needs a kidney and since Obama care changed things for people, that is a change no one was ready for; LEAST of all, the medical world.  Unaware to him and all waiting  transplant patients; they were thrown into this new care under Medicare.  He has a disease that is multifocal and not curable, he needs a kidney as soon as he can. He is maintained at around 10% function with cycled Peritoneal Dialysis at night for 10 hours.
 God is blessing him and his family; they are close to having half of the 20% (for him $60,000) in a Fund. He needs this set aside to even go forward in finding a match.  He may be the first kidney transplant at IU in Indianapolis, Indiana that accomplished a fund for a kidney.  I know it is humbling for him but he will be so glad to walk on in his life after the "transplant"....finishing up his last 6 months of his Masters' there in Bloomington.  So, that is our #1 change at this time.
Shop Entrance....or was going to be :)
Fig Tree Quilt......my Fav!!
  Second change is our auctioning of our cabin.  We built it ourselves and there are years of work and blood, sweat and tears, as they say, put into it.  My husbands perseverance and talent and devotion is nothing less than amazing to me and for him to be able to walk away from it, is also a testimony of his character.  His love for family and his Lord comes first.
  In a few weeks, we will be moving back to a farm in SC that we renovated and began to make into a horse farm a few years ago. We actually have already taken the first load down.  ALL my fabric is there!!  We hope to finish the property and then sell it as a horse farm. SO,  after we have finished these two "works" we feel we can then decide where we will settle down to retire in.

  The first thing we will do is rent a Bush Hog in SC after more than 2 years of weeds, trees and growth welcome us back there!!......and fire ant hills  :(.......
  But I will quilt....we will love....we will dream......and with health....and energy we will go forward....our God will lead us.....we want to serve Him totally with our lives; where ever we may roam.....

Swoon Barn Quilts
  I will miss my quilting studio.....it was wonderful....and I am most grateful for the experience of loving my husband like I do and to build this "OPUS" with him......we may build again, if God allows it; but nothing like this.....built for a  BB.....a haven of Hope and Joy.....

  To Our God Be All The Glory....for Great things HE has done......

  Quilted Blessings!!!   Karen The Quilter

My husband wants to add: "the cabin has been a goal and a dream but, now, has to become something of Greater Value; an extension of Love to someone who is Loved....."  Gary The Builder 

Shiloh and Sunny
"“This is what the LORD says—the LORD who made the earth, who formed and established it, whose name is the LORD: Ask me and I will tell you remarkable secrets you do not know about things to come."

Jeremiah 33:2-3 (NLT)

Always loving to Swim