Category Archives: quilting


I think this is what this is called. I found it in the bottom of my sewing chest.  I made this in early 1988.  I wore it to our local quilt guild meeting.  The pin cushion on the left was … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, embroidery, Pin cushion, quilting, sewing | 1 Comment

Scrap Quilt Along, Week Two

This past week has been a whirlwind of activity with little time to work on the scrap quilt- a-long.  I’ve been sewing pairs to pairs.  Here is what’s on the design wall. I love the serendipity of the the hummingbird … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, QAL, quilting, scrap fabric, scrap quilt | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

From This to This to This

From this stack of solid cotton fabric To these 3″, 4″ and 5″ strips To this quilt top. I saw this design/kit in the new Keepsake Quilting catalog and realized that I already had lots of solid cotton fabrics that … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, fabric, quilting | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Beginnings: A New Quilt or …

The weather has turned cooler and rainy in the past week which changed my crafty focus from art journaling to quilting. I’m starting a new quilt (or pillows for the couch) using Half Square Triangles and American Made Brand cotton solids. … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, fabric, quilting | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Slow Stitching Saturday

Here are a few more pictures of the embroidery that I am working on. I love doing this!  So much fun just to sit and stitch away a Saturday. Keep it simple!

Posted in 2013, embroidery, quilting | Tagged | 2 Comments

Embroidery Challenge, Floral French Knots

While I was scanning Facebook yesterday I came across a post from Theresa Martin about a new embroidery challenge blog called  Needle Thread Cloth .  After reading the initial ideas, I decided to join in.  I love to embroider by … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, embroidery, quilting | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

The Blue Squared Quilt

Remember my past posts, here and here, on making my youngest son’s quilt? It’s finally finished!  I had our local quilt shop, Sharon’s Attic machine quilt it using the “popcorn” pattern.  It looks amazing and my son loves it!! Now, … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, quilting | Tagged , , | 3 Comments