I have another Finish to share on the 2016 Finish Along

Holy Heck Harry, it’s done.   And it’s a finish-along for the first quarter of 2016. Here is my link to my original finish along list I finally finished  my Simple Sampler Summer Blockbuster quilt.  I pieced it it last summer but it took me quite a while to hand quilt it because, well just because. Isn’t…

The Splendid Sampler 

Yup, I did it again.    I decided to join “The Splendid Sampler”  sew-along online, hosted by Pat Sloan and  Jane Davidson, both huge quilting legends, with the help of about a gazillion amazing quilt designers.  OMG, this is a such a huge commitment… but I am very excited for it to get started.   The…

Things that go bump in the night

How many of us, I wonder, give any thought to what goes on in our homes while we are asleep. Not me for sure UNTIL last night, when I had one of those nights when sleep was elusive. I went to bed around 10:00 p.m. and slept like a rock until exactly 11:23 p.m. when…

Whirlygigs – a Picto-Toot

I don’t know if I ever said this before, but I love Whirlygigs.  They are just like pinwheels but not quite so pointy, and perhaps a bit more complicated to make…depending on your point of view re HST’s. Here’s the thing about whirligigs;  most patterns require a template to make the “gigs” or arms.  I…

All Hail the Pansy Sisters.

No, we are not a 50’s family gospel singing group…although IMHO it would be a great name. In light of what we have taken on, our little group of 5 like minded quilters must now become more than friends…we are sisters in *@#*%. Here is what happened. Last night at our monthly Kindred Spirits Quilt Guild…