This past week has been a whirlwind of activity for me. The weather here in Montana has been damp and cold, with the day time temp. somewhere between 45 & 60 degrees. So I have contented myself to stay indoors and sew… a lot. I have sewn so much over this past week that my… Continue reading The Rose Garden Quilt Top is Complete!
About two years ago I ordered backing fabric from Joann.com for a quilt that I was working on. When the fabric arrived it was in two different pieces. I was annoyed but decided to make the best of a bad situation by sewing the two pieces together. The joke was on me though, because when… Continue reading The Rose Garden Quilt is Coming Together
Yesterday I pulled out a little quilt that I started last year but never finished. Part of the quilt has tiny 2 1/2” x 2 1/2” squares that have tiny rosebuds embroidered on them. I had embroidered 84 of these little buggers, before I set the project aside. While I was cutting each one out… Continue reading Bullion Rosebuds
It all started with an idea. I had a desire to create a quilt that was different from the traditional style quilts that I had been making my whole life. I was bored with flat designs and I abhor all over quilting with the same pattern that flattens the whole quilt into a thoughtless mess.… Continue reading Heart Quilt Journey
Now that I am finished quilting the blocks, the rest of the heart quilt is moving quickly. I have half of the top border complete and I am hoping to finish the rest of it today. With any luck, I will have the whole quilt completed by the end of next week. Several weeks ago,… Continue reading Moving Right Along
I haven’t been writing, because I have been busy ending one phase of my life and beginning another. What exactly does that mean? Well, it means that I have been mentally preparing myself to be jobless, which in itself has been a immense mental challenge for me. It also means that I have been decluttering… Continue reading Taking Heart
How I make French knots: