Visiting an Apple Orchard and Quilting

It's been a busy week, beginning last weekend with the Apple Festival. I went to an orchard on Saturday, hoping to get some more great shots for the Agriculture category for the fair. I did get a couple that might work for next year's competition. These are just a few of the varieties of apples …

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Finishing the Mother Goose Quilt

When we left off last week, I had loaded the Mother Goose quilt on the longarm. I left it for a day while I worked on assembly of my quilted jacket. One of the things I like about having projects in progress is I can work on one for a while, then move to another …

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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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Sunday Chat

Another busy and crazy week is behind me, with meetings and presentations, pickleball to burn off some stress, and unfortunately, a memorial service for a dear friend who passed away last week after a hard battle with a terrible illness. Not covid this time but still a blow. So, once again little to no time …

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Comedy of Quilty Errors

The challenge in our guild this year is to make a small quilt with the theme of Celebration for our guild's 40th anniversary year. These little quilts will be displayed in March for National Quilting Day on the third Saturday. We are provided with a fat quarter of the challenge fabric with the instruction to …

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Cards, Stashbusters and a BOM

Recently, my blogger friend Jeanie at Marmalade Gypsy and I were chatting on email and she made a comment in frustration that I thought was a brilliant idea. Christmas was so busy and was going by so fast. We both were lamenting that there was no time for cards when she said "I swear, next …

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Sunday Chat and State Fair Fun!!

This week the mornings turned cooler, putting me in the mood for the fall season. Add to that the fair starting up, and I am happy as a clam. This past week, I worked my shift at the quilt competition take-in table for those entering the competition to drop off their entries. I entered a …

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