As a word of the year Gratitude was a good one. I am grateful for the experience of 2017. Creativity is slowly returning. The Quilted Block of the Month Started (with big plans to continue in 2018). A few teaching opportunities. Learning about embroidery. Having a spouse who loves me deeply. One of the considerations… Continue reading 2018 Word of the Year
Then I looked at this photo and thought good golly I do need to tidy up. I like that the folder has orange dots. And a cool thread holder from Blue Fig. Do you see that glorious silk thread? I love silk thread. I see a memory from my friend Debby. She has an incredible… Continue reading I’m piecing! I’m piecing!
To a HUGE MESS Join me in a studio clean up? I just spent the better part of the last week tearing apart my sewing room looking for something. I found a whole bunch of other stuff, like a shelf, and the equivalent of three reams of paper for recycling, maybe four. There are magazines… Continue reading Saying Good bye
Tidying up in preparation for free motion quilting is an essential step. Because I needed space on the floor to baste the quilt. After spending a good bit of yesterday doing said tidying my sweetie and I were watching some show, which I paused for a moment. Scratch! Scratch! Scratch! Damitol! Wouldn't you know it...mouse.… Continue reading On Tidying Up
Oh my goodness there is always a good time to tidy. Don't you always find that it's right in the middle of doing something else? Like 9 patches. I've been cutting up all these 9 patches, and the urge hit. No, no wait, no that's not it. Not the urge. No. The necessity of it all… Continue reading . . . a time to tidy