Around the World in 8 years

"Make a Trip Around the World," she said. "It's easy," she said. I don't recall if she said it was fun, but the plan for a quick baby gift that could be completed in a weekend was delayed by, well let's just say delayed by life. I wonder if the blessing of quick and easy … Continue reading Around the World in 8 years

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Projects, projects, projects – Grandma’s Hankerchiefs and other UFO’s

I don't know any quilter without an unfinished project. Or two. Or seven. A quilter's pride may be the size of the fabric stash. A quilter's secret shame is the number of UFO's (Un-Finished Objects). Why all these unfinished projects? I have a couple of theories. Conspiracy Theory I: Quilts inspired by fabric collections. I … Continue reading Projects, projects, projects – Grandma’s Hankerchiefs and other UFO’s

Another word for patience? Applique

By some rights, I should be a knitter. I remember sitting with a hank of yarn hung from both hands while my mother wrapped it in balls. Next to my grandmother's Lazy-Boy sat her knitting workbasket with another pair of mittens for the grandchildren. I sat at her feet many times while she taught me how to cast … Continue reading Another word for patience? Applique