Archive | January, 2018

The Myth of The Quilting Holy Grail

We’ve all heard it a million times – keep a consistent quarter-inch seam when piecing quilt blocks.  That was the first quilting “rule” drilled into me as I started quilting nearly 30 years ago.  And at that time, it was really important for me to remember because I also sewed my children’s clothes, and those […]

I Am No Laura Ingalls Wilder…

So, let me tell you about my week… The fun started last weekend, when I started feeling the symptoms of the stomach flu that has been going around in this area.  Feeling puny, I decided to forgo the fun of the upcoming Sanford Quilt Show and stay home.  No sense in sharing all this “fun” […]

Meet the Tooleys…a Dynamic Mother/Daughter Quilting Duo

As I walk through my quilt journey, I have always been inspired by other quilters and their quilts.  This year, it’s my goal to introduce you to some of the quilters that inspire me, challenge me, and love me despite all my flaws.  Two of these quilters are Karen and Sarah Tooley.  I met Karen […]

Happy New Year…Happy New Theme

It’s well into 2018 at this point…my tree is down and the halls are undecked.  My house has been cleaned. Hello New Year and good-bye old one. I hope, if nothing else, 2017 prompted you to think outside of your quilting box, try patterns and colors you had never thought you would, and not be […]