“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.

Frolic #8

I am just so super excited to have completed Frolic Mystery Clue 8!  I can’t wait to see what all of these sets look like when put together! 

Frolicking Through the Pieces!

What a difference a couple of days can make!  Since I got done using my laser to cut the pieces , I have gotten lots of piecing done on Frolic Mystery Quilt!

Broken Lines and Sharp Corners

What a beautiful way to state what I have been feeling, but did not have the right words to express.  Broken lines and sharp corners. 

What Can I Do When Creativity Flees?

“Creativity and anxiety are at odds with each other.  When you are anxious you are vigilant… When you are in that vigilant state you can’t be exploratory, playful, curious, imaginative, creative, innovative, etc.”  Esther Perel, Couples Therapist, from Nov. 11, 2019 episode of “Without Fail” podcast. November has been quite a month.  I came home…