Just a quick note to update you on some changes happening here at Crystal Vision Quilting. Over the last year, most of us have had to reevaluate how we go about our business and daily lives. I know that I have a have since felt overwhelmed or stretched sometimes. I am used to doing four … Continue reading Changes happening at CrystalVision Quillting
I went to a quilting "talk" over the weekend and they discussed the possibilities of nine patch blocks in quilts. Now I have been fascinated with the nine patch for many years. This is a quilt that I made using two different sized nine patch blocks. I sewed and sewed and sewed to get … Continue reading Nine Patch Possiblities and the List
So what is with the saying "I am spread too thin"? I think it should be " I am spread too thick"! I sometimes feel like that piece of toast with the peanut butter and jelly oozing off the edges. I have errands, projects, garden, clubs/group, yard work, want to, have to, need to, should … Continue reading Spread Too Thin
As September rolls around, I am caught up in the idea that I need to organize and clean up things in preparation for some mass quilting and sewing projects. I have gone through several closets and have begun to put my fabric into some sense of order. (What a huge task, … Continue reading September Dilemas
What a week it has been. Documenting and labeling my quilts is taking longer than anticipated. I thought I had photographed all my quilts when I find more to photograph. This is a piece I made several years ago but never quilted it. I decided to quilt it last October, but never put a binding … Continue reading Quilting, Quilting!
Jake's quilt finally has the binding on it (which is why I have not written the last few days) and is just waiting for the label. I had wanted to show it at Boise Basin Quilt Guild this last Thursday. However, on Thursday, I did not feel well and did not go to the guild … Continue reading Red Quilts with a Touch of Black
The Affairs of the Heart quilt has to be one of my favorite quilts. I started it as a class and it has eight blocks and a border that are appliqués using a different technique for each one. The class really gives you a good sense of which techniques work for different projects and which … Continue reading Affairs of the Heart Quilt
As with everyone, the start of the New Year is a time to contemplate the past year, new projects, and new goals. It is always easier to set up goals in the beginning, but time management and commitment play huge roles in meeting those new goals. I have great difficulty with completing one project start … Continue reading The Start of the New Year with 363 Quilting Days Ahead