Bella’s Block

I have been having fun playing around with my Crossroads quilt over the past several weeks. All of my scrappy blocks are done, but when I laid them out I discovered that some of them measure 11 1/4” and others are 11 1/2”. I have no idea how I managed to do that and I…

Preserving the Harvest

I have been having a blissful time this week cooking, baking and canning. Our little gardens did not do well at all this year, but I have still managed to reap some of the benefits from them. Montana weather is fickle at best and this year it was just too cool and too dry for…

Where HAVE you been?

I haven’t been writing on my blog over the past 3 weeks, because I have been indisposed with back pain. I believe I have mentioned it somewhere in a previous post, but for convenience sake I will mention it again here. I have an exceptional back that, most of the time, takes me to great…

Guest Post: Giving Credit Where Credit is Due

Remember my post from last week, where my work was stolen off of Pinterest and is now being used to sell patterns? Well, I have heard back from Pinterest and they removed my pin, from my Pinterest page, because they misread my letter and they thought that I stole the image. I have since showed…

Lessons Learned

This has been a challenging week for me for many reasons. The first is that that A large part of Montana is on fire and the sleepy little town where we reside is literally smack dab in the middle of them all. Now Montana is a large state so although the fires are between 60…

Scrappy Pumpkins

Can a person have too much fun designing quilts? I have to wonder, because I am having a great time. I started this little scrappy pumpkin a few days ago and I keep adding little elements to it and I am having a wonderful time watching it evolve. Creating with scraps is so much fun!…