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
A few weeks ago, the creative folks at the Fat Quarter shop asked if I’d like to sew a project for their Classic & Vintage series, where they take a traditional block (like those found in old catalogs and vintage quilts) and give it a fresh spin in a new pattern. Well, of course I… Continue reading Postage Stamp Star block with Fat Quarter Shop
Are you looking for a fun and inspiring quilt along experience? Then join me for the Summer Moon Quilt Along with Fat Quarter Shop. It begins in May and runs for 10 months, ending in February 2020. When you’re done, you’ll have a beautiful quilt top measuring 70 x 78 inches . . . OR, you… Continue reading Summer Moon Quilt Along: Will you join me?
You may remember that last week I was whining about the bitterly cold weather we are experiencing in Minnesota. Well, our low temp this morning marked -32 F with a “feels like” temperature of -54 F. The local news channels are calling this the coldest day in decades. How am I fighting the polar vortex?… Continue reading A Barn Star quilt and the promise of spring
Happy weekend, quilting friends, and heartfelt Memorial Day greetings to all of my friends in the U.S. I hope you enjoy a wonderful time with family and friends as we remember all who have served our country. My dad served in the U.S. Army for two years and was stationed in Alaska, where I was… Continue reading May Sew Sampler Box with Fat Quarter Shop