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New Project, Old Fabrics

One of my current WIP quilts is my Night Sky quilt. I have been meaning to link-up to Freshly Pieced WIP Wednesday for a while and finally did so!!! I have had a stack of jelly rolls for a long time. For some reason I have a hard time opening them up and using them […]

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BLOGGER’S QUILT FESTIVAL – SPRING 2015 – Original Design Quilts

It’s time for “Blogger’s Quilt Festival” again. Visit the Blogger’s Quilt Festival at Amy’s Creative Side and be inspired by all the amazing entries! Amy does a wonderful job of pulling all this together twice a year. Many thanks to Amy for all her hard work!!! I have followed the Blogger’s Quilt Festival for a while and always enjoy seeing […]

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Wonky Safari Quilt goes to Charlotte

After much debating and encouragement by friends and family I finally entered one of my quilts in the Charlotte, North Carolina AQS show. I kept it under wraps for the most part not wanting to jinx my quilt. I was supposed to be notified on May 11th and when the day came and went and […]

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Woodpeckers

A couple weeks ago I found some pins we bought at the Shaker Village Craft store many years ago. They are hand carved and painted birds with amazing detail. Specifically they are different types of woodpeckers. My husband, Kent, is a huge bird lover and his favorite of all are woodpeckers. We loved these little […]

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Shopping out of your stash

It’s funny how you start out as a new quilter and it takes years to accumulate a stash. I remember when I started out seeing all my friend’s stash and thinking I would never catch up. Then a couple years later I turned around and realized I had a large stash; perhaps more than I […]

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Finishing up the Year

In my first blog post I challenged myself to finish 5 kits by the end of the year. I bought all these kits in 2006-2007 and wanted to finish them up before starting many more projects. Around September I began to wonder if I would be able to meet my challenge, but I am happy […]