Safelight Project 2019

Now that I have other projects under control, it is time to host the Safelight Project for the third year.  This is a blog event to benefit the domestic violence shelter here with prize drawings for those participating! The shelter is constantly providing a refuge for new people, so the need is ongoing.  The previous …

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Just To Let You Know…

I know, I don't usually post on Tuesdays, but I wanted to let you know two things.  First, that Bernie at Needle and Foot is having a fun giveaway on her blog this week.  Remember when I did a blogger bundle for her last August?  The Colors of August placemats, plus the Improv Table Topper …

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Autumn Jubilee Wrap Up

What a fun month! But it isn't over yet, and there is one last giveaway today too, so be sure to read all the way to the end.   I want to take today to thank all the sponsors of the giveaways again for their incredible generosity.  Please leave a comment to let them know we …

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Autumn Jubilee Magnet Project and Giveaway!

Earlier this month, I was contacted by Magnet King to try out some of their products.  They sent a box of goodies for me to play with, and I was amazed at the variety of products offered, including a magnet sheet that is a dry erase board, and another is a chalkboard.  What fun!! I …

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Autumn Jubilee Quilt Along and Giveaway!

It is my favorite time of year, and this year I'll be doing a quilt along to help us get started on Autumn themed projects, leading up to my favorite holiday, Thanksgiving.  The projects will be suitable for the entire fall season, but the best part is the quilt along that starts today!!  There will …

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Autumn Jubilee!

Finally, it is almost October and we can really get into the Autumn season, my favorite!  It was wonderfully cool last night, down to the low 50s, and I got out my sweater this morning to go to the Asheville Quilt Guild's Quilt Show.  I have been working on a special event for the past …

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Make a Christmas Quilt for 2016

Wouldn't it be great to have a Christmas quilt this season? There are any number of quilt designs that would only need the right colors to be holiday inspired. An easy Christmas Trip Around the World done in red, green and gold becomes a holiday treasure.  This one is all holiday prints too.  This is …

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Slow Stitching Sunday #4

Another week, and I have made a bit more progress. This is such a good motivator for me to have to report each week. I might actually get these done this year! I have the yarn basket almost complete, just need a couple more pine needles and it will be done. I started a bit …

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Thread Therapy

How much do you know about thread?  Can you decipher the numbers on threads and needles?  Which thread is better for piecing, or garment sewing, or quilting? Do you understand which thread is best for different machines?  Can you use the same thread for different applications?  I admit, I have done so, and didn't always …

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Giveaway Winner and Mountain Living

One of the wonderful things about living on the side of a mountain in a rural area with lots of forest is you get to see a lot of wildlife.  This guy paid us a visit yesterday, thinking he might get the bird feeder.  I grabbed the camera and took his picture before I made …

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Perfect Scissors Winner (and the last of the blog hop)

Well, today is the big day for the Perfect Scissors Giveaway drawing! Thank you to everyone that entered.  I read and really appreciated each and every comment, thank you all so much!!  New readers, I hope you will look around a bit, I have a lot to talk about, LOL!!  There are new tutorials at …

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