And the winner is……… Barbara Steele! Congratulations, Barbara, your name was drawn for the Quilter’s Complete Guide giveaway! Please, contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org with your street address and I will mail your book right out to you! Again, congratulations! And, thank you for commenting on the post and participating in the drawing! Have a great Read More
Take advantage of teachable moments. Since I’ve been a mom for over 38 years now, I think this would be one of the best nuggets of advice I could give to anyone who has or is around children. No matter the task, concept, or bit of knowledge to be learned, take any and every opportunity Read More
Last week was full, fun, and exhausting! We, (my husband and I) have been working outside, digging. We have moved a lot of earth from the left side of this area to the right so that it will be more level. We will pour a concrete pad here which will eventually become a carport. Yippee!
It’s still the season…. Well, not the Holiday season. That was fun and now it’s done, and 2020 has already begun! (No, I did not rhyme that on purpose. 🙂 I mean, it’s still the season for colds and Flu. Why on earth would I want to bring that subject up? Because I just finished Read More
Have you ever started a project, or nearly finished a project, only to discover that your work is barely visible? That’s exactly what happened to me this past Saturday. Well, let me start at the beginning.
Hi Everyone! As 2019 is quickly coming to a close, I just wanted to take a few moments to express my gratitude to you for supporting my small business! I cannot express how much I appreciate your purchasing my patterns, leaving encouraging comments, and sharing what kinds of patterns you would like to see on Read More
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
In my last machine quilting post, Machine Quilting Part Four, Creating a Design, I promised that this post would show you how I traveled from one quilting design to the next in my Sawtooth Star quilt. Well, before I explain HOW I travel from one design to the next, I thought I should share with Read More
When I was in Elementary School, I loved art class! We got to color, and draw, and paint, and make things. It was fun! I wasn’t thinking that someday I might use the things I was learning. It was just fun! Do you remember some of the things you did in art class? (I’m not Read More
If you’re just venturing into the realm of machine quilting, deciding on a quilting design can be a stumbling block. It doesn’t have to be. Before I began making quilts, I admired them. Their beauty. The piecing. Their overall design. I wished, oh, how I wished I could make something so lovely! But, I knew, Read More