Counting down to the Quilt Show – less than a week away! In addition to my brochures about long arm quilting and custom quilts, I’ll have ornaments, pocket prayer quilts, bird houses, and redwork penny squares for sale at my table. And I’ll also… Continue Reading “The Cottage Journal 10.23.2022”
So I guess this is the continuing saga of the sampler quilts… there is light at the end of the tunnel! Finished the quilting on the first sampler yesterday and am binding it today. Next is piecing the quilt top together on the second… Continue Reading “The Cottage Journal 10.20.2021”
Happy Valentine’s Day! (I know, I know — a day late on yet another holiday) Here is our quilt of the month for February, called Conversation Hearts.
My daughter mentioned the other day that one of her friends was pregnant and due in about 3 months. She and her husband decided against finding out whether the baby was a boy or girl – they will know on his/her birthday! So the… Continue Reading “Animal Crackers”
Here in Nashville, we’ve had unseasonably warm temps and a lot of gray skies and rain this month. It hardly put me in the mood to work on a snowflake quilt that I had planned for January. To all of my friends and family… Continue Reading “Quilt of the Month – January 2017”
Merry Christmas to everyone, the day after! We kept our Christmas festivities very small this year, and yet I still found myself worn out by last night. I’m always glad for the day after, to rest and reflect — and look forward, too, to… Continue Reading “Christmas 2016 – whew!”
Mark has often commented on how many times I say thank you – for helping with chores and shopping, or making my coffee, or putting air in the tires of my car. My sister Ann says that people have remarked on how often she… Continue Reading “many thanks”
Before I set up my long arm, I limited myself to quilt sizes that I could manage to quilt on my domestic sewing machine. The largest measured approximately 50″ x 60″, and that was a stretch. Imagine my delight, then, when I finished piecing this… Continue Reading “May Day in October”