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
Don’t worry quilting friends . . . I haven’t taken leave of my seasonal senses! Summer is right around the corner, but here I am, showing you a winter tablerunner. The reality is, now is the time to plan (and start) your winter and Christmas quilting projects, especially if you are sewing any gifts. So,… Continue reading New Pattern: Snowbound
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!
We had our first snow of the season today, which was all the signal I needed to bring out two winter quilts for use in our family room. I won’t start my official Christmas decorating until after Thanksgiving, but there’s nothing wrong with embracing the season in the meantime! The quilt you see in the… Continue reading First snow: Bring out the winter quilts!
A few months ago when Moda started sharing teaser photos of an upcoming flannel collection called “Yuletide Gatherings” by Primitive Gatherings, I knew immediately that I would need this fabric in my life. Soft, high quality Moda flannels to keep me snuggly warm during harsh winter months Traditional Christmas reds and greens made vibrant by… Continue reading Lakeside Star featuring Yuletide Gatherings flannels