Free pattern: Moda’s Charm Star featuring farmhouse prints

A couple of months ago I enjoyed a quilting retreat with friends. We packed a lot of laughing, sewing and snacking into three days. It’s a low-key gathering where we each go at our own pace. Some ladies complete several small projects, while others work on large projects that probably won’t get finished until the… Continue reading Free pattern: Moda’s Charm Star featuring farmhouse prints

Quilt retreat: A wonderful place to start a pumpkin quilt

This past weekend I attended an informal quilt retreat with long-time friends. We meet twice a year in the spring and fall to sew or scrapbook, eat, talk, laugh and enjoy each other’s company. I’ve been gathering with these lovely ladies for more than a decade, and it is truly a blessing. I’ve written about… Continue reading Quilt retreat: A wonderful place to start a pumpkin quilt

Farm Girl Vintage Sew Along: My progress through week 8

On Friday, June 5, I shared my progress (check out my post here) in the Farm Girl Vintage Sew Along led by Lori Holt of Bee In My Bonnet. We are now on week eight, and I have to admit that my silly happiness continues to grow with each block I sew.  Every six-inch block seems… Continue reading Farm Girl Vintage Sew Along: My progress through week 8