I’ve been feeling quiet inside as we move into the holiday season. Not sad or depressed. On the contrary, I feel quite thankful and happy. But I also feel a sense of quiet. Maybe this is my mind’s way of fighting off the constant barrage of noise . . . from the television, the radio,… Continue reading Decorating for the holidays, quietly
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Tis the season: Christmas quilts, runners and pillows!
We woke up to snow this morning! Granted it was just a dusting, and it has already melted. But let me tell you, those fluffy white flurries got me feeling all snuggled up inside. I was ready to pull out the holly and the ivy. It took every bit of restraint I had to leave… Continue reading Tis the season: Christmas quilts, runners and pillows!
Custom kits featuring Christmas Figs by Fig Tree & Company
It’s the middle of summer in my neck of the woods, which of course means days filled with sunshine, warm temperatures and outdoor activities. It also means that it’s time for many quilters to begin working on . . . Christmas quilts!I know, I know . . . you may not be ready to think… Continue reading Custom kits featuring Christmas Figs by Fig Tree & Company
Holiday quilt pattern roundup
Hello quilting friends! Just popping in today to remind you of some pretty winter quilt patterns available from Carried Away Quilting. All of these patterns utilize simple, straightforward block construction ~ they are quick projects you can complete well before the holidays! First up we have the Diamond Trail runner. This versatile charm pack runner measures… Continue reading Holiday quilt pattern roundup
New pattern: Welcome Home Wreath
When I became an empty nester, preparing for the holidays took on a whole new meaning. As I laid out the Christmas decorations last year, I thought about my kids coming home from college, and how I wanted them to feel the hug of home the minute they walked through the door. Nothing quite says… Continue reading New pattern: Welcome Home Wreath