It is always great to have a fresh start! A new year is a perfect time is look at what needs to be better in the months to come. It is a perfect time to think about changes personally and professionally. I have gradually started going through my attic and am clearing out space. Items … Continue reading New Year – New Goals
Time marches on and I am beginning to see it even more in the birthdays of my children. Hard to believe that these darling children have their own lives and are wonderful inside and out. I only hope that time begins to slow just a bit. I want to cherish each day and truly be … Continue reading Beginning of August – Upcoming Classes
I am so excited to be asked to write a guest blog for APQS. It took me a little while to really think about what I wanted to share with you today. I know that I am going to talk about how I decide what I will quilt on a client’s quilt, but it is … Continue reading How To Decide What To Quilt On a Quilt Top
I love spring as the flowers are beginning to have green shoots and the grass is coming alive and not so brown. It certainly is a season to look forward to when it comes to quilting as well. I have been working on another T-Shirt quilt that turned out very well. The sashing and border … Continue reading Spring Brings Out the Colors
It is unbelievable how fast this year is moving. Seems like only yesterday . . . . It also seems that I say that more and more frequently as I age. I have been very busy during the month of February. Seems like, when it rains, it pours. So I just have to take deep … Continue reading Tax Season Always Interrupts My Quilting
It is difficult to think that another year is passing. Thinking back over this last year, I have realized the many blessings I have. Christmas always helps with the feeling of blessings as family and friends connect. Despite all the rushing around and full schedules, the holidays arrive whether we are ready or not. The … Continue reading Happy Holidays
I feel terrible that I have not posted more than once during the month of November. I do know that many of you are so busy that having another email at this time of year can be just the thing that toppled the stack of fabric in your to do pile. Since that pile can … Continue reading November Was A Month!
How many of you have a quilt group you meet with regularly? How often do you meet? The importance of having a small group of quilting friends provides many benefits to each of us. Support is one of the number one reasons many of us join a quilting group. Being able to share ideas and … Continue reading Keeping Local Connections!
I definitely am passionate about the quilting world, but sometimes lose focus as I see fabric, kits, and patterns that are such eye candy. I seem to get that fever of "isn't that just too cute?", or "that would be so easy or quick to make" or even "what a great present for (name of … Continue reading Keeping Quilting As A Focus
I can not believe that it is the middle of July already. I thought I had a lot more time to get the things done that are on my To Do List. It appears that I am moving much slower than I thought I was. Anyway, I have been working between the yard and quilting … Continue reading Never Idle Hands