“Bless me as a free man” Nelo Case’s voice flits across my studio. I love her single “I wish I was the moon tonight” off her “Blacklisted” Album and its helping me combine my thinking for the quilt I’m working on. I started this quilt back in the summer with asking for your help to… Continue reading "Summer on the Range" 2012 Quilt Along
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
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
Thanks so much for following me. I’m a nut for new ideas and I’m fast becoming a convert of http://artisania.wordpress.com/ and her lovely paper pieced designs. I stumbled upon Sonya, the gal behind the designs about a year ago. I like her designs because they are very different! I was so tired of the usual… Continue reading Start of the Frankenstien Halloween quilt!
I achieved a measure of performance this past summer that my business counselor would be proud of. I was organized, ready to learn more and then realised I didn’t have any proper signage for the booth. It was two days before the fall fair event.We were really pushed for time with opening dates for the… Continue reading 15 quilts in a Day
I worked for a long time in the public school system. I saw all sorts of children with mild to severe allergies, teachers with constant runny noses, always attributed to their allergies. Over the years, I began questioning the status quo on things like cotton. Why were alternatives being discussed? Why had the market for… Continue reading Organic Cotton
I eluded to the length of time this quilt took to get done. I also eluded to the full story on its beginning, the technique and why it took so long to get the darn thing done, even to this point! Its still needing the corner triangles and the border, stay tuned! This photo was… Continue reading Stack and Whack Dresden Plate/Grandmother’s Garden Quilt- The Whole Story!