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Super Quilt Santa

Most years I don’t think about making any Christmas presents until it is too late in the year to start and commit to finishing. This year I went in the opposite direction and probably bit off a little more than I could chew. In the end, I took on not 1, but 3 new quilts […]


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 […]


New and Different Things

So far this year a handful of projects have required me to try some new and different things. This wasn’t the result of some New Years resolution or plan on my part; it just came about that way. Although trying new things  can be challenging it is always good to stretch yourself a little. I […]


My New Sewing Room

As you probably know, my stepson Philip, recently moved out to his first apartment. I have had my eye on his room as my perfect sewing room for a while and now the time has arrived. What a big change to have a HUGE room, measuring 16′ x 14′. I knew it was a large […]

Beaver Island Quilt Retreat

Quilting, quilting, quilting…

Lately I have been busy mainly with quilting quilts. In the last 5 weeks or so I have quilted 6 quilts. I had a collection of tops and knew it was time to start quilting and finishing them up. Here are pictures of these quilts: Whistler’s Wife Quilt Remember this was the first of my […]