Hello! I hope you all are well and that all of my quilting friends in the United States enjoyed a nice Thanksgiving! The last time I posted, I shared that my husband and I were living in temporary housing while we searched for a home in a new community in central Minnesota. I am happy… Continue reading Next Up: a cozy winter quilt
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!
This past week we experienced unseasonably warm weather. November high temps in the 70s are rare in Minnesota. The snow we received in October disappeared quickly, and we were able to get outside to finish our autumn yard chores and enjoy the sunshine. But mother nature can’t fool me. I know that bitter cold and… Continue reading Free block pattern: Snazzy Snowflake
In February I introduced you to my new fat quarter pattern, Lakeside Star. This bold, dynamic quilt makes a statement with thoughtful color and print placement. My original quilt showcased a blue, butterscotch and taupe color combination. I recently completed another Lakeside Star top featuring crimson, brown and taupe prints. I’m doing my final pressing and then she’ll… Continue reading Lakeside Star: a crimson version
Hello quilting friends! I just had the most scrumptious box of quilting goodies arrive on my doorstep. I don\'t use the term scrumptious loosely here, because one of the goodies was indeed delicious! I received my first Quilters Candy Box. What a treat!The Quilters Candy Box is a monthly subscription box filled with quilting goodies… Continue reading Quilters Candy Box: October\’s Black & White Box