Autumn Jubilee Wool Stitch Along

One thing in my hand sewing basket that I use a lot is my felt needle keeper. It was a party favor years ago at a quilt club Christmas party. It is getting a bit shabby, but is so useful, that I thought maybe it would be nice to make one in wool. So our …

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Autumn Jubilee Embroidery Sew Along

Ready to have some fun with your embroidery machines? Get out a bunch of fall color rayon threads, and sew along as we are going to do a fun and quick project that can be finished in just a couple of hours. Today we'll so some stitch outs, as you'll want more than just one! …

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Great Books for Autumn Jubilee

When the weather cools off, and it gets cozy by a fireplace with crackling logs and a mug of hot chocolate (maybe with some Godiva liqueur!), a novel set in the fall is just perfect. I tried to find a few for you, good reading with an Autumn theme or an engrossing story for cold …

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Autumn Jubilee Quilt Along Starts Today

Here we go!! Today I'll give you the cutting instructions for the table topper quilt along. This year, I have been a bit short on time, so I didn't do a full size quilt. However, the idea could be expanded if you choose to, and I'll show you some ideas for doing that. If you …

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Autumn Jubilee 2021 Begins!

Autumn Jubilee is so jam packed this year we have to start early!! Today, is the overview of the event, and the announcement of our fabulous vendor sponsors for all the prizes to be given away this month. Be sure to read the Rules and Notices page so you know how to enter the drawings. …

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Autumn In the Mountains Car Show

This past weekend was our annual car show for the British Car Club. The day began foggy and cool, and cars were arriving early. It was apparent that the cancellation of shows last spring and many over the summer have left our car loving public desperate for some four wheel fun. By the time registration …

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Sunday Chat

It is the last Sunday of the month, and Autumn arrived this week with beautifully cool days. The garden is winding down, but I am still harvesting a lot of tomatoes! This was a couple of days worth, with lots of little cherry tomatoes and another Cherokee purple. The hydrangea is covered in dark pink/green …

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Update on the Safelight Quilts

It was fun to go to the post office this week, as blocks are coming in for our Safelight Quilts. Not only blocks, but ready-to-quilt flimsies, plus two fully completed quilts!! These wonderful scrappy blocks were sent in by Joan Hannes. Thank you! Then, ten red and white blocks arrived from Carole Leaverton. This flimsy …

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September Books

I only have five books to share this month, as four are epic length. The great thing is most of them were very good with one being an outstanding highly recommended read. Links are provided if you'd like to read the story synopsis on Amazon. The Silent Sister by Diane Chamberlain - I was originally …

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Sunday Chat and the Mountain State Fair

Such a busy week this week with the State Fair. I was there five out of the 10 days it is on, with an extra day before it started to help with the quilt competition entries. It was such fun to be able to see the shows and enter the competitions this year, I have …

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