Tips And Tools Tuesday – Let’s Talk Tweezers

Tweezers? Really? But, seriously. Let’s talk.I know, tweezers may not be a well publicized quilting/sewing tool, but, I believe that once you use a pair, you’ll see how invaluable they are, too!First, let’s talk types. No matter which brand you chose, you’ll find that there are basically two shapes. Straight or bent.I guess, for me, one of Read More

Tips and Tools Tuesday – Take Time to Thank Someone

Two days ago my mom celebrated her 85th birthday. Yep, 85th! Birthdays, to me, are always a time to reflect on the person whose birth we are celebrating. As I think back, I remember the many skills that I learned from my mom. Not just how to cook, bake, and clean house, but how to either Read More

I’m Feelin’ Blue – berries that is!

It’s blueberry season on Lookout Mountain!   And, my, oh my, our bushes are full of them!   I picked a 4-quart pot full a couple of days ago and filled it up again this morning. (That is, minus the ones I ate while picking.) Hee, hee, hee. Ooh, do I have plans for these! Read More

To Honor Mrs. Bea

As I shared earlier in Get A Grip, I’ve been working on a quilt for a dear friend, Monica. Her mother-in-law, Bea, passed away several months ago at the age of 99. Yes, 99 and she was still making quilts. She had hand-appliqued and embroidered twenty Southern Belle blocks, but passed away before joining them Read More