Journeys quilt pattern is ready!

Last October I shared my new Journeys quilt with you, along with the promise that the finished pattern would be ready sometime in 2022. The process to complete a quilt pattern can be slow and tedious . . . designing, writing, testing, sewing, editing, retesting, sewing some more, editing some more, photographing, proofing and editing.… Continue reading Journeys quilt pattern is ready!

Sewing in season, sewing down my stash!

The days and weeks following Christmas can leave many people feeling blue. I suppose it’s the natural let-down after all of the anticipation leading up to the holiday. But it’s also a result of the contemplation we often practice during the season . . . reflecting on our blessing and our losses can leave our… Continue reading Sewing in season, sewing down my stash!

Christmas quilts around the house

Hello quilting friends! I haven’t blogged for nearly a month, and although our conversations are always one-sided (with poor you listening to chatty me), I felt lonesome for my connection with you.  I haven’t done much sewing lately, but I did finish binding a project that I began at fall quilt retreat. I also tossed… Continue reading Christmas quilts around the house

First snow: Bring out the winter quilts!

We had our first snow of the season today, which was all the signal I needed to bring out two winter quilts for use in our family room. I won’t start my official Christmas decorating until after Thanksgiving, but there’s nothing wrong with embracing the season in the meantime! The quilt you see in the… Continue reading First snow: Bring out the winter quilts!