A Bit of Sewing, Stamping and Gardening

Small projects were the focus over the past couple of weeks as I haven't had any big blocks of time available to get into the basement sewing and crafting room. What time I have had was devoted to getting things ready for the quilt show, and that included deciding what I was willing to sell, …

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Sunday Chat

So many little things to talk about today, time for a Sunday chat on a lot of subjects. First, I want to thank you all for the kind words, and encouragement as My Sweet Babboo recovers and we get back to a 'normal' life. We now turn our attention to the enjoyment of each day, …

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Sewing a Quick Panel Wall Hanging

I got this panel in 2020 right when lockdown began. The sentiment on it appealed to me at the time, and I did a phone order with my local quilt shop, Beginnings, and picked it up with curbside service. I wanted to do my small part to help keep them in business, so it worked …

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A Little Quilting This Week

April is starting out better for getting some quality quilting time in, and I have enjoyed that. Sewing has always been my therapy and stress reliever, so it was good for me to be able to spend some time at the machine. I had to miss the day retreats at the guild last week, three …

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Working on a Quilt of Valor

When I was on retreat, I put this top together from leftover blocks from our Safelight Quilts. Since I had enough red and blue, it made sense to use them in a Quilt of Valor. This is the mountain peaks setting of the block. If you'd like this pattern, click on Scrappy Quilts. Needless to …

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National Quilting Day

Tomorrow is the official National Quilting Day, and our guild challenge quilts will be on display at the Hendersonville NC Main Library on Washington Street. Come out to see all the fun challenge quilts, and vote for your favorite. The viewer's choice winners get goodies, so of course I hope those of you who are …

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Going on Quilt Retreat

Our longarm group decided it was high time to get away from our worries and have some fun. We booked the same retreat house we'd been to before, Febuary Hill in Jonesborough, Tennessee. I did a post on this lovely place the last time we went, so you can see the gorgeous quilts and antiques …

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