Back in the Groove

It started with a squeak and with every stitch a new one.  My machine is really due for a service. It’s to be expected with the large number of hours I’ve put on it recently. But the squeak wasn’t the only problem. The first major issue was when my bobbin started pulling multiple threads.  That Read More …

Going Crazy (Quilt)

I’m going crazy!  Or at least I’m attempting it.  I’m super excited about having completed my very first crazy quilt block. I’m still going to want to pick up some embroidery floss and do some detail stitching… unless of course any of my wonderful friends have any extra they would like to get rid of.  Read More …

Dear Jane

Dear Jane, I made 4 more blocks from your quilt this week.  I did them for a finished size of 6-inches, so that I could make use of some strips I cut for a previous project and ended up not using.  And, since I was using strips, I decided that I had better pick out Read More …

Dear Jane

Dear Jane, I fell in love with your quilt the first time I saw it… of course, I would never make one.  I haven’t the patience to make 225 of those 4.5 inch squares.  But I do love your quilt.  Of course, I’ve always loved “scrappy” quilts made with remnants of past projects.  That’s probably Read More …