Planting Elena’s Garden

I am almost finished with the piecing on the Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt that I started several years ago.  My version is named, “Elena’s Flower Garden”, in honor of my mother-in-law, Elena Blackaby. When I started the quilt they had just admitted her to the hospital.  She had been fighting cancer for some time, but…

RSC 16: February is the Month of Brown!

February’s color is brown, and normally, I wouldn’t have had anything to work on, but it just so happens that I have two things that qualify, and I already happened to be working on one of them! My Celtic Solstice (Bonnie Hunter), that really is more of an Celtic Equinox, has brown in the four patches,…

RSC 16, January Blocks Rock!

So….points aren’t perfect but I’m going to blame it on the glass of wine I was indulging in that evening.  Yes, I can hear my bestie, Gracie saying, “No Cathy, no sewing with schnapps”, but apparently I didn’t heed her advice again that night. It’s taken me a few days to get photographs taken, but…

Carolina Christmas Part II

My Scraptastic Tuesday is full of scrappy happiness.  I started here cutting out the parts to both my quilt and my sister’s quilt. Since then she’s making progress slowly and steadily.  I have only tried to stay one step ahead of her so that she would have samples to look at when she starts a new…

Sewing with my Sister

Me and my sister are both doing a Carolina Christmas by Bonnie Hunter, a lovely pattern that I’ve been wanting to make for a long time.  This is her second quilt ever, and gosh, I couldn’t even begin to count what number quilt it would be for me. I had already cut out the HST…