Taking Care of Business

I have to admit, this virus thing kind of made me feel emotionally off kilter for a couple of days.  I already work from home, so what is the big deal?

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!

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….