Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Sick machine.

I have a Viking Sapphire 870 sewing machine. I've had it for a year and it's time for a service. Not to mention that it's breaking needles and skipping stitches while I'm trying to free-motion quilt. Frustrating! So being without my sewing machine is a complete drag. I feel like I'm in time-out.

For those of you who also have a Sapphire machine, check out the Yahoo Group for Sapphire users. I've gotten wonderful advice and ideas from that group!

Just to keep you entertained on this fair Tuesday, here is a pic:

This is my mom with her grandkids. It was taken last summer at the beach and is one of my favorite pictures. I wanted to add it to the blog to give it a permanent home.

Also, in case you haven't heard me brag about my sister enough, her NEW BOOK The Dead-Tossed Waves hits the bookstores today!!!

Carrie's first book hit the NY Times bestseller list (March 14th edition) and we are SO PROUD of her!!!


  1. Hi Chris. I wanted to drop in and thank you for leaving such a sweet comment at Moda's Bakeshop. I also have a Sapphire but mine is an 850 and I've had mine for 2 maybe 3 years now. I hope your problems are resolved soon. I know it's hard missing your machine.

    I'll have to check out your sister's book. I like reading a lot and my own daughter's an aspiring author. She's headed to SFO to meet her agent in person. Hey, have you heard of Kiersten White? Her book Paranormalcy comes out in a few weeks now and apparently your sister did a blurb for her. That is really cool. I recently made a quilt for Kiersten's Contest Giveaway for her last ARC of her book that she did on her blog and I won her book and 3 other ARC's. What a small world. It was fun making a connection with you.

    Have a great day!