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Grandma's Red Needle · 1Y ago

My latest scrappy craze and Dear Nina

While waiting for 'Dear Nina' to return home, I came up with a zillion ideas for new projects. I know, of course, that only a few will be put into action! :) In this post I talked about the ...
Grandma's Red Needle · 1Y ago

Postage Stamp Quilt (PSQ) ready to quilt

In my previous post, I said there will be another post for the PSQ I'm working on and here it is... it is ready to be quilted.I took this photo before it was pinned properly and thread baste...
Grandma's Red Needle · 1Y ago

Do I really have a problem?

Some days ago - after talking about boxes and boxes with squares, and that hubby threatens to move out because it's not space for him anymore - one said to me; 'you have a problem'! LOL ... ...
Grandma's Red Needle · 1Y ago

February Finishes

Can you believe we are into March already?! Where did the two first months of the year go?? I haven't done a lot of sewing lately, it is too hot and too humid. OK, I promise; I'm not going t...
Grandma's Red Needle · 1Y ago

Lack of motivation ends up in.....

.... attacking two shoe boxes containing 1.5 inch wide strips in various lengths. I hate this time of the year in sub tropical Mauritius!It's hot! It's humid! It's sticky! It's icky! We don'...
Grandma's Red Needle · 1Y ago

A WIP and some January finishes

Low pressure and rain over the last days. I love it! Yesterday morning I had to go to town - in the rain. It doesn't take more than 15-20 minutes by foot. I did the grocery shopping, walked ...
Grandma's Red Needle · 1Y ago

QQQ UFO Challenge 2016

How often does life come in the way? .... I'm asking myself this question today - February 2, 2016. Why, you may ask? Because I intended to be a better blogger this year, but it is already F...
Grandma's Red Needle · 1Y ago

Surprise Gift and OPAM December 2015

HAPPY NEW YEAR!I hope you all had a wonderful Holiday Season. For us, it was quiet and nice. I didn't do much sewing last month. Dear 'Nina' acted up and refused to sew. About 3 months ago '...
Grandma's Red Needle · 1Y ago

OPAM November

HAPPY DECEMBER!We are already one day into December... Soon it's Christmas! Yikes! Have you started preparing for Christmas? I've done some house cleaning and putting up Christmas wall hangi...
Grandma's Red Needle · 1Y ago

Addicted to charms / Postage Stamp Quilts

Confession; charm addiction! Yes, I think I am addicted to these tiny squares. Every time I have a finished item, small pieces of leftover fabrics are cut into squares. The sizes vary from 1...