There’s a Block of the Month (BOM) going on over at the Electric Quilt blog. They are posting the EQ files and if you make the block and send in pictures you are entered to win prizes. How cool is that? I know… I need another thing to do like I need a hole in my

Happy February

Well, we have made it to the second page of the calendar. So far this month is going well. I won a pack of charm squares on Facebook this morning- Thank you to SewCalGal and EQ the Mouse. The bad news is I didn’t get my Jaunary UFO challenge finished- only one of the three

Time, space, quilts…

The mid-week whirl wind is over and I did get some work done today, but posts about that will wait. This gets a bit philosophical but bear with me…it’s worth it. It is amazing how quilting continues to span time and generations and friendships. The quilt I finished on Thursday was pieced by Faye for a

Pets on Quilts

Emmie and Leggs live at the shop. They are brother and sister and the closest to twins I have ever seen. They “help” with just about everything in the shop. This is Emmie guarding the strip bin… Both of them keeping my cut pieces from running away… Leggs even helps with the quilting… And Emmie

The week in review

Whoosh, another week has zipped by. I did get quite a bit done though. Not all of it on my list but still quite a bit. First and most important, the quilt for The Ark Animal Shelter got done and delivered. Yep, it’s bright, but it’s fun. And I even got a bit whimsical with the

Catching up

I hope everyone had a good 4th of July holiday. Mine was spent quilting and weeding. I got Brenda’s Secret Garden quilt done. I love this design. The effect of interlocking rings and not a curved seam in sight. She picked the Angel Wings design and puffy batting so it is a light summery quilt

Design Wall Monday 6-28

It is still Monday, just barely, but it is still Monday. My design wall still looks pretty sad. The wind came in and sent several flying through the room and I had to get one away from Miss Emmie (the Hunter).   I have decided to do the applique stitching in black instead of the blending