Sunday Chat

This week has just been so busy, with car club events, playing pickleball, quilt meetings and lunch with friends. It is no wonder that I have little accomplished in the sewing and crafting room for the week. On Thursday, I went to a quilt area meeting then stopped by the Quilts of Valor sew day. …

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My Exciting Announcement!

This week, I am able to finally share my secret. I have a pattern design in the Fall issue of Quilts and More Magazine!! The magazine publishes today, Friday the 6th. It is amazing as this was the first design I submitted for consideration to Meredith publishing. “Cover Images USED WITH PERMISSION FROM QUILTS & …

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Finishing the Miniature Quilt

Today I'll show the finishing of the miniature fans quilt. When I left off, the little top was fully assembled, pieced with 50 wt Aurifil thread. Now, how to quilt it was the question. This is the time when many of us just stop and stare, or put it away for later, creating stacks of …

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Assembling the Miniature Quilt

I finished the tiny cornerstones on my last post on this quilt, and now was ready to assemble the blocks into the little top. This is an exercise in patience, as these little blocks have to be precisely pinned. It is tedious work and took an entire day to get the assembly completed. First, I …

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Announcing Well Loved Quilt Repair Program

My new program Well Loved Quilt Repair is ready for presentation! The program is available for both Zoom and In Person presentations. I have pulled together my tips and tricks, and organized the program according to the types of repairs needed. The program is estimated to run just over an hour, with extra time for …

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Christmas in July

Can you believe that July is almost over? This summer is going by in a flash! As of today, we have five months and two days to Christmas, so we might want to get to some projects now to finish with time to relax and enjoy the holiday season. With that in mind, I have …

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Working on the Miniature Quilt

Progress was made on the miniature quilt this past week. The paper piecing is going well. I had a few comments about working with tiny bits, and I do hear you! I usually use larger pieces than are needed, then cut off the excess as I go. It does result in a bit more waste, …

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