Just a little Monday musings rambling on about bunnies, beaches, blankets (quilts of course) with thoughts of avoiding boredom!
I woke up rather emotional today. I’m sure you can relate. As the country song goes “some days are diamonds some days are coal.” I struggled to wrap my brain around this isolation thing ~ I mean, seriously, I have worked from home the majority of my life, so why am I finding this so… Continue reading Fine Dining ~ At Home
No fooling! April is starting out with a tasty treat! I'm a little late to the party but have no fear, we can catch up together! What in the world am I talking about? Well, my friend Tammy Silvers of Tamarinis has gathered just a few of her designer friends (over sixty at last count!)… Continue reading Quilt Candy Virtual Trunk show
There is a historical marker in my community by Galveston Bay which reminded me that we, as both Texans and especially as Americans, are a resilient people. I dare say not a community across this great land has been spared of some sort of calamity in its past history – from blizzards to floods, fires… Continue reading Resilience
I get it! With all the, shall we say, “interesting” events going on today don’t you just wish that Calgon could really take you away! Well, let me suggest the next best thing – Sewing from Home Quilt Along with Amy’s Quilt Room! Yep, my new friend and fellow Studio 180 Design Certified Instructor (class… Continue reading Calgon, Take Me Away!
What's an inventory quilt you ask? Think a combo of stashbusting meets memory quilt, sorta but not exactly. It is something I know you will want to explore more! The idea began with a talented quilter named Jessica of Jessica Quilter also known on Instagram as @Jessicaquilter. Seems the good folks at Just Wanna Quilt… Continue reading Inventory Quilt Project – Future Featured Designer
This past weekend I welcomed 5 students to my Land Locked Quilting Cruise ™ event held here in my home studio - our project - Mini Lemoyne Love. You may not can tell by the photo, but this little quilt, and I do mean little, is only thirteen inches square! The star units are 3"… Continue reading Land Locked Quilting Cruise ™ Event: Mini Lemoyne Star
I held a TnT workshop yesterday at TEO's Treasures Quilt Shop in Dickinson, the second in a series of half day classes featuring "Techniques 'N Tools" focused on Deb Tucker's Studio 180 Design tools and technique sheets. Our workshop focused on making Shaded Nine Patches (S9P) using Deb's technique sheet by the same name. I… Continue reading Shaded 9 Patch – TnT Workshop
Ever have one of "those days" Today was one....if I hadn't of been working on my calendar and knew it was Friday I'd of bet it was a Monday all over again - except I had a good Monday this week.... Maybe it was the weather. I don't do cloudy and dreary very well. Maybe… Continue reading Can We Talk?
No, not the cute little birds that are so welcomed in the springtime garden...a little quilt I made back in 2013 I called Hummingbird to reflect the old fashioned name for a quilt block made with what I now call "Corner Beam units" made with a Studio 180 Design tool by the same name... Now… Continue reading Hummingbird