Autumn Jubilee Wrap Up

Today will wrap up the Autumn Jubilee event, but read to the end for a sneak preview of the next big Mystery!  I have loved seeing all the progress photos on Flicker.  The colors chosen and the projects made are just wonderful.  Once again, I'd like to thank all my favorite companies for their participation …

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Autumn Jubilee Update

Time for an update and a look at what readers are doing with the blocks for Autumn Jubilee.  It is so much fun to see all the ways you all are putting your leaves and pumpkins together. Susan did a great job with her runner, starting with large leaves, and making the pumpkins small.  Her …

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Needlecraft Mystery Series

A nice long weekend and it looks like it is going to rain on Sunday all day, and maybe Monday too.  DH and I had planned a hike, but I think it will turn into a couple of days of sewing and reading.  Actually, those are wonderful days in my opinion!  Now is a good …

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Scrap Dance Tango – The Reveal!!

The Scrap Dance Tango mystery is complete.  Thank you to all who participated.  I hope you will consider purchasing the pattern, as it is those sales that support the costs of the blog and make it possible to bring you new and free projects.  Click on Scrap Dance Tango!   Thank you!! Save

Scrap Dance Virtual Trunk Show and Giveaway Winner

Our Scrap Dance for 2015 is done, and here is the last update with the finishes posted on Flickr. Time for a virtual trunk show.  So many wonderful color combinations!  Thank  you to everyone that participated, posted progress pictures, and finishes!! Mary was one of the first to finish. Carol did this fantastic quilting on …

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Book Review – The Distant Hours by Kate Morton

I really like the writing in Kate Morton's novels.  It is thoughtful and measured, not rushing to reveal too much at one time, but at times maddeningly so!  The reader sees into the mind and thoughts of the characters, understanding their motivations. In The Distant Hours, a young researcher and writer uncovers a link between …

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Dog On It – A Chet and Bernie Mystery Series

Prepare to fall in love with Chet, a 100-pound canine private investigator (who flunked out of K-9 police school) in business with his human, Bernie. Chet narrates the books, but this isn’t a fantasy book, he acts like a normal dog. He doesn’t speak to Bernie, but he does think, narrating the books in first-dog …

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