Hillary Goodwin/QuiltCon Trunk Show and colorful kits for Houston
I recently attended a local event at Meissner Sewing in Sacramento that included a Hillary Goodwin talk and Trunk Show. The store was also festooned with some of the notable quilts from QuiltCon 2022. For those of you who do not know the name, Hillary Goodwin is a local wearable and quilt artist as […]
Sheer medallion finished!
What else do you do when it’s 116 degrees? Quilt of course! Bayley still needs her walks, but they are shorter and altered to find shade and paw-friendly places. I was able to finish my sheer piece that I wrote about last week, which is currently nameless: This is a prototype, a lark, a […]
My kitchen, quilts, kits and cooking
It’s been another scattered week: kitchen-ing, frogging, Gramma-ing, kitting and cooking! The little sheer quiltlette that I’ve been working on has had its share of challenges. I consider this a prototype for what may be a future class, so I’m not so upset with some “visible learning curve”. There is an expression: “Visual decisions need […]
Success, bleeding, failure and unexpected resurrection
It’s been an up and down week. After months of dithering, I took the chance and tried to remove the blue wash out marks from my WHITE SILK quilt with cotton backing, cotton fabrics and wool batting. How’s that for a complicated mix. Oh, did I mention, there were several bleeders in there? I have […]
Endings, finishes, a new family member and Empty Spools!!
I’ve never gone 2 weeks without posting before, so this is a first. No one reads blogs during the Holidays! I’m back and a lot has happened: First, I must introduce our new family member: Yahaha is a 2 yr old Australian Shepherd female. We heard about her through a local source and we got […]