Last night I was feeling blue. I was missing my quilting buddies and reminiscing about the fun we have when we sew together . . . giggling, talking, snacking, creating. For a moment, I considered throwing myself on the couch and binge watching Netflix. But instead, I picked up my chin and sought refuge in… Continue reading A sunny Flower Tile quilt block
February may be winding down, but winter is not. Today we’re in a blizzard warning and the week ahead will bring more snow and cold temps. Once again, I looked to my quilts to bring a vision of spring to the inside of my home since mother nature is not cooperating. Yesterday I graced our… Continue reading Flower Tile: a charm pack quilt for spring
We are experiencing bitterly cold weather in central Minnesota. Yep, today\'s low temperature was -11 F. (They say it\'s going to warm up to zero this afternoon.) Next week our temps are expected to dip near -30 F. That is just not right! Don\'t even get me started on the snow and wind that the… Continue reading Spring pattern sale
The calendar might say April 7, but in central Minnesota we are still experiencing winter. Mother Nature hit us with nine new inches of snow last weekend, and the weather man is predicting more snow this weekend. Ugh! Quilt making and decorating with quilts is my refuge as I wait for sunshine, green grass, flowers and… Continue reading Quilting brings the cheer when the weather is something to fear!
Happy National Quilting Day! As promised, I\'ve made up several custom kits with Carried Away Quilting patterns, all featuring the beautiful new collection by Fig Tree & Company, Ella & Ollie! Please note that I am not a fabric store, and I only purchase a small supply of fabric annually for use in my pattern design.… Continue reading Custom kits featuring Ella & Ollie by Fig Tree & Company