Cookies Prepping & Mistakes

Got most of my Christmas cookies baked this past weekend.  Still have one batch of “Pill Bottle” cookies to make.


I also finished prepping my first block for “A Boy and A Girl” quilt.  I am totally in love.





And then there is my Mistake…… argh…..

Got up early this a.m. specifically to cut out and piece my first block in my Saturday Sample 2016.  Did not cut the background fabric in the order of large pieces first and now I do not have enough to cut the final 4 7/8″ square.  Argh…….  Just will have to buy extra background fabric.  Note to self.  Don’t attempt anything before consumption of full cup of morning Joe.

Have a wonderful day!










About Sissy Malone

I've been actively sewing since Jr. High School. But specifically drawn to quilting since I was 17/18 years old. My grandmother was a quilter and I became fascinated with the process. I fell in love (awestruck) is a better word viewing applique quilts by Gladys Rashka at the Minnesota State Fair in the 70's. A love affair was born of applique quilts. I still machine piece, but am always drawn to applique. I took classes learning different techniques and also traveled to California and studied a whole week at Asilomar with Elly Sienkiewicz. Quilting is my passion. I am always open to learning a new technique but still rely on handwork. View all posts by Sissy Malone

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