When I was in 5th grade one of the things we did at recess was to make granny squares, by crocheting. Rene, who one of my best friends, had a grandmother who was an award-winning crocheter. She taught Rene, who … Continue reading →
Can you feel the breeze blowing through the trees? This is the second, hand-quilted, tree quilt where I used the idea of creating the feel of the breeze blowing through the trees. Freehand quilting is definitely not as easy as … Continue reading →
You remember when I first bought all this Marcia Derse fabric, at the Grand Rapids AQS quilt show? I recently finished putting it together as a quilt. And finally gifted it, to our first-born daughter, Krystal, and her husband, Dustin. … Continue reading →
A couple of summer ago, after seeing some of Ann Lovelace’s art quilts, at art fairs, I became fascinated with her style of Landscape quilts. How realistic these fabric scraps could represent a place so familiar is mind-blowing. So way … Continue reading →
That is what I’m calling my newest quilt. Perfectly fitting, not just for the quilt, but for the overwhelming feelings I am having right now. Introducing our newest grand-daughter, born just this week. Kanga Roos now has a legitimate name. … Continue reading →
For a new grand baby that is! And I for one, can not wait!! For those not following along I’ve previously rambled about the fabric selection, bumpers duvet cover… here, here and here. The new baby girl’s nursery is now … Continue reading →
Per the norm… it all started with a trip to my local fabric store…. They have a second building with tons of home decor fabrics at discount prices. Rolls upon rolls of upholstery fabrics that are just a delight to … Continue reading →
P.S. Sometimes my links, for products on Amazon, are linked to me so that if you buy something I get a little Amazon store credit. I didn't used to do this, but I started to recently because I was linking to Amazon anyway (hello, we all shop there) and I figured you wouldn't mind if Amazon has to give me a free book now and then. Just letting you know, to keep things legit around here.