bicycle

Far Out and Right On!!

February 16, 2011 · 5 comments

Can you B E L I E V E this??!! It is a pattern I used in high school……a few years back. It was way too big. Today I couldn’t get me arse into it! I altered it to fit… on my nagymama’s Singer Featherweight. I wore it. Yes, I had the Platform shoes too. […]

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Brrrrrr….All Over

February 6, 2011 · 1 comment

I leave the Southwest and go North to the Midwest. I missed the snow in Austin but I got more than my share – 12″ – here Compared to the 1″ in Austin that my son and granddaughter had fun in I’ve stayed warm indoors with this little ‘heater’

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Happy Monday on You! The weather here is soooo nice! It actually was in the 50ºs this morning. I have a whirlwind of sewing planned. It HAS to get done. When I am in that mode I MUST have a music playlist {at bottom of post. Click on it to make it big and then […]

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I needed to pop in here with a bit O’ Red and Aqua bliss {ETA} The Button is from People For Bikes They have a great website It’s a button for a petition for more bike lanes here in Austin and {ETA} nationally. Look at it sittin’ their on a messenger bag all pretty and […]

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I see some of “us” are cycling {ha! get it? cycling??} right along for the Quilt Le Tour de France. I see new photos up in our Quilt Le Tour Flickr group Me? Well…uh…I have done these! Not my quilt blocks but they ARE cycling related. I gave them yesterday to the All Ladies Alley […]

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Quilt Le Tour Hexies

July 10, 2010 · 1 comment

The first week of the Tour de France has finished. 2 more weeks to go! I am still working on a wheel block. Trying to figure out how to draft it. I needed a break from geometry. So I did some more hexies! I think this fabric reminds me of the French countryside that the […]

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Oh my Stars and Garters! Will they ever stop falling down? Yesterday I believe every single cycling team said hello to the road with their bodies. Today the cobblestones did them in. After mechanical issues Lance lost over 2 mins and dropped to 18th. He was not the only one with mechanical problems. It’s gonna […]

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{8:21 PM Central Time} ADDENDUM to today’s post: I have decided to change things up a bit. I know I said I would do a Giveaway at the end of each 3 weeks of the Tour. I have decided it would be more exciting to save it all for last. Giving everyone a chance to […]

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I have been working on some the block designs for the Tour theme. It {loosely} is based on a bicycle cog / cassette. Time for a bicycle lingo lesson eh? I will … but lightning is striking outside so I best shut down my Mac. I love it and want to keep it. Remember to […]

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The upS man delivered early today, New Japanese Echino Ni-Co – Bicycle In Aqua And in Natural These would be cute in quilts but are destined to be cycling caps and perhaps some bike bags. {UPDATE} I neglected to mention where I bought the fabric. Super buzzy, and their prices are the best on this […]

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