May 29, 2020

I have a funny story about this quilt.  Once I had a few blocks made and thought it was turning out really nice, I decided to submit it to the magazines.  They had requested scrappy quilts, and I already got the word my initial Quarantine quilt had been selected.  I su...

May 11, 2020

I submitted Quarantine 1 scrap quilt to the magazines and haven't heard if they want to use it or not, so I am not at liberty to show it yet.  However, I can show this one.  This is the most complex paper pieced quilt I've ever attempted. I am loving it so much, I deci...

April 23, 2020

I finished the piecing on the Quarantine quilt and started another.  Awaiting on a beautiful floral to arrive for the backing, and then on to the quilting.

Both Keepsake Quilting and Connecting Threads have some beautiful wide backings at a decent price.

 After seeing an...

April 15, 2020

This pandemic has changed all of our lives.  Are you staying at home? or working? I'm at home, and am only able to do a very small amount of work via home computer. I miss that part of my life. I have plenty of hobbies but I miss my routine.

So, to keep busy.......

 I'm...

April 15, 2020

I know many of you are making masks.  The requests for them can get overwhelming in a short time, so be sure and give yourself a break sometimes.  When I've gotten overwhelmed with making them, I've directed people to Etsy.com to buy them or to videos on how to make th...

March 24, 2020

I'm really proud of the makers in our quilting community.  So many are making masks.  Our church quilting group is making some for the Children's hospital in Knoxville.  They said they could always use more.  I made several for those in my community.  Here are some of...

March 11, 2020

I will always love quilting.  And I do have two quilts in the works, but I submitted one of the designs and the other is very similar so I can't show either yet.  I can't continue the quilts until I get the fabric I ordered, so.....I've picked up a new hobby.  If you w...

March 1, 2020

My latest quilt is one I made trying to match a rug in our bedroom.  I really like the pattern, by Lella Boutique, but my choice of colors, and the idea that it might look good with the rug.....well, no.  Neither.  But, the hubby liked it, so for now we will keep it....

February 8, 2020

Some of you know that in addition to quilting, my other hobbies include a little wood working.  My first project was our king sized bed in 2016, shown in our former home.

Later I built a few trays, a work bench, an outdoor table, and a desk top to go over file cabinets.

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February 8, 2020

A few weeks ago I needed a new project so I decided to make a couple of baby quilts from scraps. This is the results...First is the girl version.

 Then the boy version.  

 I guess I'm old fashioned in that I think certain colors are more appropriate for girls a...

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