Hello quilting friends! I'm popping in today with a hot tip . . . a quilt shop in Idaho is offering fabric kits to make my Journeys quilt. Zip over to the Olie & Evie website and you'll find two fabric kits available: One is a fat quarter bundle and the other is a fat… Continue reading Quilt shop offers Journeys fabric kits
Calling all my lake loving, nautical decorating friends . . . I have a new mini quilt pattern to share with you today, Paddle On! This cute mini finishes at 21” x 13” and is a great scrap buster. Just pull bits and pieces of your favorite blues, tans and creams from your stash and… Continue reading New mini pattern: Paddle On!
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!
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!
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