Many quilter’s make quilts to celebrate moments. I have found that many call making a quilt to commemorate a 50th birthday a Jubilee quilt. There is something about making this day about celebrating and joy that appeals to me. There is a Biblical connotation to jubilee but I won’t get into that on this post.… Continue reading My birthday
This was our last weekend home before the kickoff to the summer Highland games. I spend it doing the things I love with those I love. I look forward to our travels this summer and have portable projects to take. I am learning how to use our GoPro for video this summer. I practiced old… Continue reading I love weekends part 2
I did complete this bar towel. After it was done I could bear the thought of someone using it so I used it on my little fireplace to make it feel more homey. This was knitted in Durenda’s pattern fro Yarnz to Go in Alpena from a Plymouth cotton yarn. I was part of my yarn… Continue reading Love weekends
Well, I caught the edge of the long arm and had a disaster that left a little hole in the customer quilt. I called the customer and told her what happened . She said it was ok to use a piece of fabric underneath and fray check. I think it is nearly invisible. I hope… Continue reading
I have to say that I am getting my UFO or unfinished projects wrapped up. I have several other WIPs or those works in progress going. And I have a drawer full of orphaned blocks that were made as test patters that will find a quilt to land in someday but for today here are… Continue reading Ufo’s no more!
I signed up for 2 block exchanges and this sneak peek is one for my Ello group. Ello is a new social media that has no algorhythms or ads. I love it. I think I will take a bit to catch on but I am finding block exchanges here! I hope that my partner in Texas… Continue reading Blocks, quilts and more
This is a really big quilt make by my 90 year old custormer. She was in block exchanges from all over the world. These little 5 in blocks sewed up to a quilt that is about 100×115. I love how each block is a little work of art. They are embellished and signed by… Continue reading Its a big one!