WIP Wednesday

With #NaBloPoMo this month, I’ve been a bit of a slacker getting my WIP Wednesday posts up, but I’m happy to report that no only did I remember to write up this WIP post, but I have stuff to share! My everyday sewing machine has been in the shop for the last week. Apparently they’re Read More …

Wilmington Prints Trunk Show

I was lucky enough to attend the Wilmington Prints Trunk Show at Let’s Sew on Valentine’s Day. It was a lot of fun to see some of the great things we could make with Wilmington’s yardage and  pre-cut 2.5″ strips. The Square Knot quilt was lovely and features a lot of the essentials lines which Read More …

#NaBloPoMo – Mistakes

If you’re anything like me, then you are always making mistakes in your projects.  When I’m quilting, I usually just work with the mistakes, making them part of the quilt, though I will rip out seams when I forget to sew right sides together. I’m surprisingly good at sewing fabric together the wrong way, but Read More …

The Art of Grace Benedict

Last month the University had a lovely art show featuring the drawings of Grace Benedict. Many types of artists have shows in the Dunn Art Gallery, and I enjoy seeing so many different styles of work, but it was particularly nice to see drawings in the gallery again. Most of Benedict’s drawings are self-portraits, incorporating Read More …

#OurProject52 – Eyes

The theme for this week’s #OurProject52 challenge is Eyes. I love photos of eyes. As much of a cliche as it is, eyes are the windows to the soul.  They are what give you a glimpse into a person’s thoughts and feelings. Unfortunately, eyes are not on of my strong points when taking photos. I Read More …

#NaBloPoMo – I Wish They Still Wrote Letters

Today’s prompt for #NaBloPoMo was difficult for me. Being the technical person that I am, I love living in this century, so there isn’t much I can think of that isn’t made anymore that I wish still was. I would have said Crispy M&Ms, but they brought those back, so I had to come up Read More …