My grandson’s quilt has been put on hold, but only temporarily.
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Winter Olympic viewing has been fun for the last week or so, but I kind of miss reading. Actually, I miss it a lot! The excitement of the games has been fun, but I’m actually longing to settle into my chair, put my feet up, and spend some serious time in a book. Next week […]
It’s been a good week! A lot has been accomplished, not the least of which has been that I have finally finished piecing my ten year old grandson’s quilt.
I’m a very, very novice quilter, with only a couple of very simple table runners under my belt, before tackling the quilt for my oldest grandson […]
Sometimes, I think, we can get discouraged when we aren’t accomplishing things quite as quickly as we’d like. We’re better served to look at what we have accomplished with gratitude.
I was just sure, when I posted last week about my creativity and reading goals, that I would have finished piecing the […]
I’ve always been sort of an eclectic reader, preferring to have three or more very different books going at once , which allows me to match my energy level and/or mood to my reading choice. It turns out, I’m every bit as eclectic in my crafting. It’s not unusual for me to have a couple […]
I love days like today! We’re all home, we’re all working, but not necessarily together; and at the end of the day, I can look back and see that a great deal was accomplished. Copper will return to work tomorrow, after a week long vacation, and it will seem kind of strange without him here […]
Did you know that it is important that your upper threads and your bobbin threads match exactly?? I found this out the hard way several years ago. I had some nice black Gutterman thread threaded onto my machine, and a black bobbin below. My stitches were not right. The upper and lower tensions were […]