Closing a Chapter and Creating a New Life

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…

False Border

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…

Color, color and more color!

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…