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!
One of the quilting blogs I follow is called Farmhouse Quilts. On it, Monique shares fun projects to make, photos, and stories about her family. It’s like sitting across the table from a dear friend, sipping a cup of tea, and catching up on what’s happening in her life. I highly recommend checking out her Read More
When I saw this sign, I just HAD to have it! It still makes me smile every time I read it. Raise your hand if you like a clean house. (Mine is raised.) Now, keep it raised, if you like to be the one who cleans it. (Mine went down, FAST!) I hate cleaning the Read More
Does your sewing machine BALK at a bulky seam? Mine does. Sometimes I need to sew over an intersection where many seams converge as in this eight-pointed star. When the presser foot reaches the bulkiness, it “balks”. It just sits and sews in place. I used to have to tug a bit on Read More
Today’s subject is near and dear to my heart. Well, actually, to my eyes. It’s light. The older I get, the more light I need to see things clearly. Age 40 seems to be where light requirements really begin to increase rapidly! A 40 year old requires twice as much light as they did when they were 20. Read More
You may be saying to yourself, “Okay, now that I’ve sewn the binding to the quilt top and made the corners mitered, how do I secure it to the back?” And, “How do I make the corners mitered there, too?” This simple method works every time. (For complete instructions on adding binding with a mitered corner Read More
Today’s tool is a travel iron. It’s lightweight, but does a great job! I searched the internet and found several different styles, but this is the only one with a collapsible handle. (I didn’t do an exhaustive search, so there may be another one out there.) This one is a Black and Decker Travel Pro. Read More