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…

What Does a Classic Car Have in Common with a China Jelly Jar?

I NEED to create!  My mental health depends on it.   In fact, in my opinion we all have a need to create.  The very beginning of the Bible tells us that God is the Creator of everything, be it animal, fish, plant life, geological, or astronomical.   It is right there in the very first chapter….

Home!

Home!   I got home to my house on Sunday late evening.  There is so much to do after being gone for over two weeks, not the least of which was laundry.  Load after load of it.  And before I could do said laundry, all bags had to be unpacked and the store put back into…