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Kitchen Towels Collaged ~

Here is a project that I think is a sweet combination of practical, colorful and floral! Anyone can do this, and you’d have a really charming Valentine’s Day gift or Wedding Shower, Housewarming, Thank You Gifts… ya know the drill! Simple. Easy and Quick.  Just a few  pre-fused and pre-cut flower are needed.  {And I have lots of those}.  And …

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Tula Pink ~ Chipper Quilt #1 ~ The Chevron

Hi there everyone ~ Well… I have been actively practicing a goal of mine since I retired a few summers ago:  Piecing.  I’ve always wanted to be a better piecer, and now I have some time to experiment, as well as the interest. {and I do mean ~ “experiment” in the strongest sense!} long story short, this is the quilt …

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the “deck chair” quilt ~ kaffe fasset stash strikes again!

hi there ~i love simple piecing, with lots of punches of color and pattern!  that’s… ah… like stating the obvious, i know. but what i love is using what i have… and loving what i use, too.  it was pure delight to dig in, press, cut and piece these simple strips, cut in less than an hour on my accuquilt …

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dear heart vacation at flathead lake ~

hi friends ~ a few highlights of heart time spent at the lake with sweet friends… of course, we bring {just a few} projects along… because that’s what our hearts love to do ~ spending precious time together, laughing, creating, reading and relaxing… conversations about our faith walk, and learning to wade deeper into a life of grace… on every level… hopefully. …

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classy rustic gunny sack pillows ~

one of our traditions for “us girls at the lake” is to sew!  i know.  hard to imagine, isn’t it.  loland this newlywed young woman we all love… miss rachel, wanted to make pillows for her new home from some really cool, old antique {flour or grain sacks, i’m not sure which}. she found three of them for $15 apiece …

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pinwheels n’ cartwheels ~

hi friends ~not that i could physically do cartwheels… but i feel that happy about it when i’m done piecing my pinwheel blocks! … particularly in light of my recent enlightenment on our day of “sewing for cancer” a couple weeks back.  i learned a little technique to unstitch part of the seam in the back, and then saw how everything …

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christmas plaid ~ april cornell fabrics

hey folks ~ greetings!as i was tidying up a few weeks ago, i took some minutes to go through the ufo stack.  it’s probably… about fifteen quilts deep.  this runner, just simply pieced squares has languished because i have just felt it was “blah.”  so it goes! i decided it was past time to “just do it” and get it …