After spending a wonderful (but chilly) morning hiking with my husband and our two dogs, I came home to a warm house, home cooked food and an afternoon of playing with my heart quilt. Finally the day had come to sandwich all the layers together, pin it and get it on the frame. I would… Continue reading Finally on the Quilting Frame!
Something inside my thought processes recently shifted and it has snowballed into a reality that is both terrifying and exciting at the same time. It all revolves around my paying job and a mentally and physically unhealthy work environment. I could use lots of verbiage to paint a vivid picture of all that is wrong… Continue reading Closing a Chapter and Creating a New Life
With this heart quilt I want to be able to do two things. The first is to quilt it on my free standing hoop. The second thing is to quilt right up to the edge of the quilt. This is virtually impossible to do when hand quilting with a hoop: Almost, but not completely. In… Continue reading False Border
I have finally finished the embroidery on the heart quilt and the border is on. I didn’t add the white prairie points like I had intended, because they were way to gaudy with all the other embellishments, but I did add some colored ones to transition into the white a little smoother. There is still… Continue reading The Embroidery is Complete!!
Recently my son and his girlfriend re-painted the interior of their home with vivacious colors of ocean blue, lavender and green. As I was sitting in their home admiring how all the colors worked together, I told Jasmine how I loved the colors, but they would never work in my home (I’m a French farm… Continue reading Color, color and more color!
Home Sew (www.homesew.com) Bethlehem, PA Quality Merchandise: Customer Service: Pro’s I LOVE Home Sew. I can remember being a little kid in Lawrenceville, NJ, sometime in the early 70’s, and my mother would give me the trim samples out of each new catalog to play with. Needless to say I have fond memories of this… Continue reading Home Sew
How I make French knots: