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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Well Loved Quilt Repair Class

Next week, I had a Zoom class scheduled for my Well Loved Quilt Repair. Unfortunately, things going on here have meant that I needed to postpone it to the following week. Not all the participants can do a class on April 19, so I now have two classes for individual sign up, and room in …

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Sunday Reading and Book Reviews

I usually take a book with me just about everywhere I go. I can get a few pages in while waiting for My Sweet Babboo to get something from the hardware store, or while waiting for my grocery pickup order to come out. I like to read in the early morning quiet as well, and …

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Sunday Chat with Wildlife

It has been a full week of wildlife visitors, with lots of animals and birds stopping by. I give treats to some, and some I have to hold my breath not to scare away. There is a small herd of five female deer that live in the forest on our property and the adjoining properties. …

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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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First Day of Spring

It is going to be busy, busy for several more weeks, so it is important to take a moment to breathe, and find some calm and peace. For me, the early morning when the dawn light softly lights the fog across the valley, settling in the layers between the hills is quiet time. Birdsong delights …

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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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