This Saturday January 20th is Brain Dump: Stitch the Scary Stuff in your Brain at the Quilt Basket in Pawling NY. This will be a fun class, and not at all scary as we'll be making an Impractical Color Wheel using our own thread, and you'll be able to purchase new thread from the shop,… Continue reading Quilts with Character Monday Morning Edition
I do love rainy days, Monday's not so much. As a day its perfectly fine, I seem to like Thursday's better. Thursdays are fascinating, vibrant, full of life, looking forward to the weekend, still full of work yet, almost to the weekend. I'm heading into the City later this afternoon to meet a couple of… Continue reading Rainy Days, Mondays and so much fun
When you're doing your work, when you're creating an offering, there's no more important question to answer than, "what sort of quality are we seeking here?" - Seth Godin Thinking clearly about quality. The sunset last night was something to behold, leaving me wishing for more photos or a video, the color changed so quickly.… Continue reading Chocolate Cake and Quilting
This words of this meme have been popping up all over the place the last few days. And I've seriously had to give these words consideration. Would I write a book? Well, uh. Ummm. Ehrm. Tried this. Didn't go so well. Life got uncomfortably in the way, so fail? Not sure but at some point… Continue reading Thinking!
Today is a two quilt day, each has character. Dad Would be Honored is the first Feathered Star using Marsha McCloskey's directions I ever made. Most of the quilt is made with dad's ties. Dad himself was a bit of character writing rotten poetry, his preferred place behind the camera - always observing, listening. I brought… Continue reading Character – Lots and lots of Character
The best way for me to enjoy limoncello is like this: As the tag says, I love limoncello. I do. Limoncello goes down very easy. This seam ripper is the best way to enjoy this delightful lemony adult beverage. This delightfully named, and brightly colored seam ripper is made by Shelley. You can find her… Continue reading Building Up
Outside my front window the Mockingbird is chasing the Blue Jay away from the berries on the Dogwood. The Mockingbird's nest is towards the top of the tree so apparently the tree belongs to it. (I don't know the difference between the males and females.) Spring happens in just about fourteen days, to say… Continue reading if at first you don’t succeed