Archive | October, 2017

I’m Home!

So, I’m back from my guild’s sixth annual “Drop Everything and Just Quilt!” Retreat. I am tired, but I’m feeling accomplished!  I finished the top of my Farmer’s Wife!!!  Go me!  Why is it ever a good idea to make a quilt top with 111 six-inch blocks, set on point with cornerstones?  Please tell me… […]

The Pull of the Stripe….

I am trying to break free from my stripes addiction, but the pull is strong! I need help buying non-stripes. –Gillian Jacobs   I like stripes. I also realize some quilters don’t. And I’ve never understood why. I do have an affinity for fabric that tends to give a quilt “movement.”  So, material with swirls […]

My Generation….

I had planned a blog on stripes.  I like stripes and how they can add movement to blocks and are really handy-dandy to use when planning borders. And then Vegas happened. My generation has been somewhat defined by heart-stopping, soul-sucking, emotionally wrenching events.  I am a child of the 1960’s and can clearly remember (even […]