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Lucky Me.....I won!!

I can’t believe it. I just got an email from Sew Sisters Quilt shop telling me that I won their day 6 give-a-way from Blogathon Canada. 74 more words

Quilting

Another Beautiful Quilt Design

Obviously I can not peel my eyes away from my computer screen when scouring Pinterest and Craftsy for quilt patterns.  It really is becoming a habit.   39 more words

Staple Skirt with a Trendy Top

I love plaid, and I love pencil skirts.  This is a piece that has been with me for years, and I see no reason it won’t be with me for many more.  86 more words

Fall

Suzanne Lacy's The Crystal Quilt

As I put the finishing touches on my own Quilted Literature Review, I am sharing this wonderful video (created by the Tate Modern in London) featuring american artist Suzanne Lacy’s eloquent and sensitive quilt-derived performance piece (and its subsequent gallery installation) from 1987, The Crystal Quilt. 6 more words

Makers

New skills and finished projects

The Halloween season is thankfully over…by about a month, I know, but I’m finally recovering. I was in charge of the foundation’s big Halloween program, Twilight Tales, this year, and it was a whirlwind of craziness (there’ll be a makeup tutorial coming, but not now). 1,152 more words

Christmas

Finishes

Pumpkin Candle Mat

Cardinal Candle Mat

Santa Mug Rug (made entirely from scraps)

Crafts

Perseverence in Spite of Disappointment

I remember when I first started quilting, I’d be walking around a quilt show and admiring the winning quilts thinking one day I would be able to whip something out as effortlessly as they did…. 557 more words

Quilting