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 Read More

Tips and Tools Tuesday – Take Time to Thank Someone

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 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