Which Way is UP? Thanks Make Modern

Okay, I am just gonna say it.  I have a Quilty-Lady crush on "Make Modern" magazine.  I could gush and go on about my infatuation for quite a while...if you'll indulge me. In case you aren't familiar with it yet, Make Modern is an on-line magazine published in Australia. Its the brainchild of a group... Continue Reading →


2019 a.k.a. “The year of appliqué”

Holy OMG. Did you ever decide to do something so scary that you hyperventilate every time you allow yourself to think about it. Of course not, because you are a GROWN UP PERSON  Me, not so much apparently. I, along with some friends from one of my on-line sewing bees, signed up for the Sarah... Continue Reading →

My Year in Review – Part II

This is my second post about 2018.  To read the first one, you can click right here.  Here is the big big news!  I designed a quilt pattern in 2018.  Holy Heck Hermione, how impossibly awesome is that! Words cannot express how crazy excited I am about this accomplishment. Its definitely a GOAL REACHED moment. Here's... Continue Reading →

2018 – In my World – Part I

I'm taking a page from Jen Strauser's  blog, Dizzy Quilter and am spending some time today reflecting on Quilty things (and other things too) that happened in my little corner of the planet in 2018. Before I start, I hafta say I'm so not a person who is brave enough to boldly state my goals out... Continue Reading →

Today’s the Day!

Its Christmas Day.  So Yay! Yay! Yay! If you like to change things up a bit at your house, here are a bunch of ways you can say Merry Christmas (if you don't want to say Merry Christmas (which I do say, BTW).  I can take no credit for these lists.  They are copied almost... Continue Reading →

Twas the Night Before Christmas

Twas the night before Christmas, and, oh, I was weary. My stitching unfinished, my eyes getting bleary. The stockings weren't finished, the chimney was bare. And I knew that morning soon would be there. My children and husband were tucked in their beds, But visions of backstitches ran through my head. I'd stitched ornaments and... Continue Reading →

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