2010 in review

W‘OW I’m truly humbled. I wasn’t able to post a stitch about quilting in 2010 as my time management skills with my job are truly lacking .. i am hoping to change that this year, but wow .. some of my posts are ‘legacy’ material :O  Thank you everyone that visited me, gave me your comments, suggestions and encouragement .. seeing these numbers rather makes a person think ..


Rec’d from wordpress 😉

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads This blog is on fire!.

Crunchy numbers

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A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 4,500 times in 2010. That’s about 11 full 747s.

In 2010, there was 1 new post, growing the total archive of this blog to 350 posts.

The busiest day of the year was September 10th with 256 views. The most popular post that day was Printing on Tissue Paper.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were mail.yahoo.com, fabricmom.com, quiltinggallery.com, quiltqua.com, and taras-knits.blogspot.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for how to print on tissue paper, printing on tissue paper, print on tissue paper, flannel quilt backing, and hanging sleeve for quilts.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


Printing on Tissue Paper March 2009


Using Flannel Backing October 2008


Tissue Paper Quilt Marking March 2009


Tessellating Tiles November 2008


Sleeve Tutorial September 2008

Weather Report – Snowman Flurries??

Wow I got some sweet stuff in the mail today!! Two I was expecting, one I wasn’t because I had forgotten about it from last Christmas 😀 All I can say is WOWSERS!!! I saw dad carrying THREE packages and I was like .. oh I gots THREE!?!?!?! COOLIES!!!!

Dian had asked me months ago if I would give a home to some embroidered snowmen .. I really can’t remember the conversation entirely now, but since it was snowmen I said SURE!! And from what I’ve seen of her embroidery, I’ve absolutely loved it! So I got these guys today from her .. they are just sooo adorable!! I am envisioning a long wallhanging for these cuties, or even putting them into a tree skirt – or doing a sampler with with these guys and a few other patterns I’ve squirreled away .. oh click for larger on these

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HPIM2737.jpgIf that wasn’t enough snowmen for me, (is there such a thing??? I don’t think so LOLOLOL) Tracy, sent me off this adorable snowman that she had fashioned up last winter .. Her mum I guess took the first one hostage and she made up another one – this one was safe, and finally made the trip cross country to me .. I just soooo love him, he’s bigger than I thought, but perfect for putting thread in for upcoming projects .. which btw, he’s already doing 🙂 I couldn’t wait to take pictures of the packages and boxes, but I did show the card she sent with him. Isn’t he just the sweetest thing! Thank you Tracy!! And yes, I hope this is the only snow I get for a long time LOL

The other package was my thread order from threadart. I was right about the sherbet coloured one, it won’t work for my Mystery “X” Box quilt. But I do have others .. but that will be another blog post .. I want this post to share my good fortune in snowman flurries and thank my friends for their thoughtfulness and to show of their great work!

Dian and Tracy, thank you again! I just love the snow flurries I got today from the PO Box 😉

Guest Blogger post is up!!

When Michele first asked me to be a Guest Blogger on Quilting Gallery, I was extremely flattered .. then nervous as a cat in a room full of rocking chairs .. EGADS!!! ME?!?!?!?!? I’m not anyone famous, just a person that loves to quilt …[more] at Grace Lambie / Quilting Gallery.