Bella’s Block Tutorial

I still haven’t discovered any block that resembles this one, so I guess the name Bella’s Block is going to stick for a while. As promised here is the how to for Bella’s Block. Please note that because there are so many pieces in this block the directions that the seams are pressed in is…

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…