Upcycled Moving Blankets-Updated

I started these two moving truck blankets as an experiment. Scraps, blocks and strips already pieced went into each outdoor quilts. I used simple running stitch and whip stitch. Nothing fancy, I didn’t plan the layout, just got to it and sewed the blocks and chunks of fabric down onto the moving blanket. I had… Continue reading Upcycled Moving Blankets-Updated

Denim Jean Potholder Tutorial

Wow, views have been quite outstanding on the previous posting on my jean potholders. I thought a little tutorial would help you make a few of these for fun giveaways at retreats, party’s or when you suddenly have an unexpected guest. Or make a bunch and donate to a great thrift shop that is non-profit.… Continue reading Denim Jean Potholder Tutorial

A Special Quilter

These pillow are all hand appliqued and hand quilted. Sometimes, you meet a quilter and they have done a few quilts, they are always beautiful and lovely even if only a few have been made. Then you meet by complete surprise a very special lady who has quilts till the cows come home. These are… Continue reading A Special Quilter

Corduroy Quilts

I first started playing around with sewing with corduroy in the late 1970’s. I did most of my sewing by hand because my transient lifestyle didn’t allow me to pack my sewing machine. So to start with, its much easier for me to work with corduroy if I sew it by hand, its amazing what… Continue reading Corduroy Quilts