October 30, 2016

I have a deadline on my latest project. The quilt needs to be finished and in the mail by November 15th. The fabric just arrived yesterday -- Moda Grunge in these delicious colors.

Three hours on Friday night to make one block as a trial, then do all the cutting.

 This p...

October 28, 2016

Woo-hoo!  I have a block in the latest Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks magazine.  It is the block I designed to represent my website. The magazine goes on sale in a week or so.  It has some great blocks in it.  I hope you'll check it out. And come back and see me on November 1...

October 24, 2016

I am not a clothes seamstress.  Never really had a desire to make clothes. However, I love about any kind of DIY.  A friend of mine had a really cute long denim skirt on the other day. She is a stay at home mom of four and buys their clothes at second hand shops, which...

October 16, 2016

These guild members are so very talented.  The biennial quilt show put on by the Village Quilters guild appeared to be a huge success. I drove over to visit the vendors, the boutique, and see some inspiring quilts.  I was not disappointed. All the quilts on display wer...

October 10, 2016

I really enjoy woodworking.  This is my second project and like the first, (the king bed)I couldn't be more pleased.  These are my new privacy screens.

 I searched Pinterest for ideas and then came up with this simple plan.  I used 1/2" by 2" boards to create a frame, u...

October 1, 2016

Years ago I created one table that is enough for all my sewing and quilting needs.  Tonight as I was doing a little sewing I thought perhaps someone would like to see it and understand why I say this table is really all you need. It isn't fancy or on trend, but it is f...

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