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

Ironing Board Makeover & Companion Pressing Mat

About three years ago I bought myself a terrific birthday present  . . . one of those mega ironing board tops for quilters, made from plywood and covered in fabric.  If you own one of these, you know how handy they are.You also know that after a few years of pressing quilt blocks, the top… Continue reading Ironing Board Makeover & Companion Pressing Mat