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
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
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
As many of you, who know me personally, know of my love of crazy quilting! This one started as an exercise to see how many little snippets and big chunks of purple I could use in a crazy quilt. I’ve used cotton, silk, upholstry fabric, satin, slippery lingerie fabric mostly from recycled clothing in my… Continue reading Crazy Creation in Purple
Life has been up and down, all around, spinning sometimes and lost in the wilderness of life at other moments. I never know when something good is going to enter my life. I can plan well, execute focused attention on those plans and even sleep well too. Sometimes my world is touched by light and… Continue reading Light and Goodness- Baby Calm Quilt
We started here on Wed Morning August 24th. We had to sweep and vacuum the whole booth. Unloaded and moved around several times as cleaned. We really like the booth we had this year and will secure it for next year. On Tuesday night, I was inspired to make “Mr. Rooster” and determined that the… Continue reading Fall Fair Last Minute Ideas!- Part One
Congratulations to Undomesticated Scientist for entering our little fat quarter draw. Your help was invaluable in assisting me make a decision to use brown as the background color. We’re really pleased with all the entries for this competition and please check back for more as time goes on. Happy Quilting!