Winter to Spring and Back to Winter

The one I chose is a very compact 1960’s Kenmore 1040, so it didn’t take up much room at all.  This machine has a nice zig-zag, unlike the Singer 301.

“Straits of Mackinac”!

The “Straits of Mackinac” class taught yesterday by Bonnie Hunter was great!  I did not get my block done, however I enjoyed the day immensely.  The members of the Peaks and Pieces quilt guild were so very hospitable and well organized.  The church venue was terrific and well lit and the youth group received donations for an…

A Lovely Virginia Day!

The Quiltery has now been added to the list of shops that carry my kits!  If you are in the central Virginia area, stop by and check them out!

A Snow Hood Kind of Day

This free pattern is best made from polar type fleece. They are quick to make for a gift and perfect to donate to the homeless as well.

This Ruler Has Not Disappointed!

After participating last year in Bonnie Hunter’s “Good Fortune” Mystery Quilt, I KNEW I needed a better, quicker way to cut strips.  Yes.  I own a laser.  Yes.  It is amazing for cutting fabric.  BUT… sometimes it takes longer to set up to use the laser than it does to use a ruler and rotary…

Loving This Wool!!!

Anyone who knows me well, knows that I am not a person who spends money easily, but wool pressing mats were interesting me.