Hi Everyone! I am excited to announce a new pattern! It’s a Christmas Tree skirt that children can play with! There are three familiar characters that have interchangeable noses, hats, and antlers. I made each of our grandchildren an Interactive Tree Skirt before Christmas last year. They had a ball changing the features on each Read More
A New Pattern Release! Just in Time for Christmas Decorating!
Hi Everyone! I am so excited to announce the release of a new pattern! Star of the Magi Tree Skirt or Table Topper PDF Version and Star of the Magi Tree Skirt or Table Topper Print Version are available now! Y-seams don’t have to be scary. My easy to follow instructions will help you every Read More
Tips And Tools Tuesday – Monofilament Thread To The Rescue!
I’d pieced the Christmas Table Runner top, layered it with the batting and backing. The next thing to do was… Quilt it. (Cue the crickets.) Have you been there? Are you there now? I had an image in my mind of how I wanted to machine quilt my little table runner. But, I was stuck on which Read More
Tips And Tools Tuesday – Simplifying Those Dreaded “Y” Seams
“Y” seams. The mere thought of making a quilt block that has them can cause some people to turn the page and skip right over a beautiful quilt design. Maybe you’ve done this. I have. Honestly, I was intimidated by the assumed complexity of the process. Key word here, “assumed”. But, that was BEFORE I learned Read More
Tips And Tools Tuesday – Easy 1-2-3 No-Sew Ornament
Well, now, you may have seen ornaments made like these before, but, you haven’t had instructions like these. With my method, you’ll be making beautiful ornaments faster than ever before! My simple, easy to follow instructions show you how to complete an ornament in less time and you’ll use less fabric! Win, win! I know it’s August, Read More
Easy 1 2 3 No-Sew Ornament
Hi Everyone! As I promised yesterday, here is my new tutorial for making beautiful ornaments like the one above. I’ve titled it “Easy 1 2 3 No-Sew Ornament” for a few reasons. 1. My instructions are easy to follow, and I’ve included LOTS of photos so you don’t have to wonder, “Is this what it’s supposed to look Read More
What is Christmas All About Anyway?
Every year in December, our church choir performs a Christmas Cantata. The music is always beautiful, reverent, uplifting, and a joy to hear. This year’s cantata really struck a chord with me. (No pun intended.) It is titled, “The Greatest Story Ever Told” by Dennis and Nan Allen. It has the usual narration about how Joseph and Read More
Merry Christmas! From Lookout Mountain
I love this time of year! The music, the food, the decorations, time with family and friends, time for refection, time for worship, and for remembering the reason for the season. Christ’s birth. When God came to earth and took on a human form so that He could grow up to die on a cross Read More