Finally the Sun Shines

Here I was starting to think that we were in the beginnings of the second flood, when finally the sun came out this morning. Homeschool has proceeded along nicely so far with Little finished and happily gaming, and Eldest hunkered down at the table with research on the tundra biome scattered about, and geometry and…

Wedding Memories old and new

I just love it when I can do something special for someone in the studio using their old memories to create lovely new ones. This is the first ornament made from a lovely wedding dress that a client was married in many years ago who has a daughter getting ready to make her own wedding…

RR Signs

This quilt made me think of RR signs while I was making it. It was part of a mystery quilt that I did years ago, and I’ve searched and searched and I’m not sure just exactly where I found the Mystery or who the designer of the pattern was either.  If anyone knows please tell…

All the Way Back to the Beginning

Today for my Throwback Thursday post, I’m going) all the way back to almost the very beginning.  This was I think the second quilt/wall-hanging that I have made.    I was horribly unsure of myself, but in all it didn’t turn out too badly. I took it down before the Jonas the Evil Snowstorm came…

Diamond Log Cabin Blocks

I love log cabin blocks, but I especially love it when I can make them into diamonds! Step One: Materials You will need 5 medium to dark fat quarters and 4 neutrals to do six diamonds.   Step Two: Cutting Set aside the 1/2 yard of focus print. Arrange your 5 medium to dark fatquarters,…

Getting Started!

We are working on getting the studio up and running.  This past weekend we were able to hang the cabinets, build new steps (the old ones were plastic pop bottle crates and were super scary!) the quilt frame and machine set up, and getting supplies all organized in the cabinets. This week with boys home from school…