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