Archive | August, 2018

Piece at the Borders

I still want to talk about borders for the next couple of blogs.  Why spend so much time on that last piecing element of the quilt?  Because borders, even though most of the time they are sewn on last, are just as important as the quilt center — and not just because they are one […]

Heading to the Border…

When you’re reading through a quilt pattern, one of the last items on the list is the borders.  You may be directed to cut them out with the rest of the fabric but attaching them is generally one of the last things you’re going to cross off the quilt-to-do-list.  I say generally, because that is […]

Summer Show And Tell

So, let me tell you about my summer… At this point, you know that in North Carolina it’s been hot, and it’s been humid, and we just survived two weeks of monsoon season.  Seriously.  We had seven inches of rain in less than 36 hours.  I have trekked in mud and moisture for days, and […]

You Can’t Silence Fabric and Thread

What a time we live in… Within a hot second of opening an app on our phones or tuning in to one of the too many 24-hour news channels, we can get caught up on world events.  And I don’t know about you, but I’m about tired of it all.  There’s a part of me […]