I'm embarrassed to admit this, but here goes . . . it’s been one full year since I finished my Bloom-Topia quilt top. For some crazy reason, I sort of “forgot” to send it off to be quilted. Last July, I tucked Bloom-Topia in a drawer and thought, “As soon as I get a free… Continue reading Bloom-Topia: quilted, bound and beautiful!
In 2020 I joined a mystery sew along hosted by Sweet Treasures Quilts called the Kindness Project. The goal was to make a quilt and gift it to someone affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. I finished my quilt top and then tucked it away . . . pondering who to gift it to. I knew… Continue reading Kindness Quilt: A gift for a new little blessing
Spring is slowly arriving in Minnesota. It’s a joy to hear the robins tweeting in the evergreen outside my window. I am so excited for my grass to green, the perennials to peek out from the soil, and the trees to bud. But we quilters also know that in a month or two, several wonderful… Continue reading Star Crossed Pines: A finished quilt featuring Christmas Morning
Over the years I have collected a small library of quilt patterns and books. On evenings when I am too tired to sew but have quilting on my mind, I enjoy perusing them and pondering future projects. My husband approves of this pastime as well, because it means he gets to control the clicker and… Continue reading A classic sailboat pillow
It’s the first week of March, and we are finally experiencing seasonally appropriate weather in Minnesota. The polar vortex is gone! High temps are in the 40s (F), the sun is shining and the bird are chirping. Although we still have some snow on the ground, it is melting slowly. Spring is just around the… Continue reading Crossing Petals kits available at Sweet Treasures Quilts