New Hobby!

I finally got to play with my Christmas present this morning. My husband bought me a heat press for Christmas and I've been so busy I haven't had time to mess with it. My daughter in law has a vinyl business and I am in awe of some of the things she creates! This is... Continue Reading →

Finished Sweatshirt Jacket

Warning: Lots of pictures I finished my sweatshirt jacket last night, it took me longer than it should have because I kept stopping to go outside and enjoy the snow plus I made some simple valances for my sewing room windows. We ended up with about 4” accumulation and it’s still on the ground because... Continue Reading →

Sweatshirt Jacket

  The weather has turned frightfully cold here on the coast of South Carolina, we actually have a 90% chance of snow today with accumulation. It’s been over 5 years since we’ve had any accumulation and even then, it was a light dusting that melted within an hour or two of sunrise. Although I much... Continue Reading →

The Busiest Time of Year!

  I love Christmas, but this year has been tough! I think the reason for the difficulty is because this is the first year my husband and I are alone. We are officially empty-nesters and it’s made me a little depressed, especially during the holidays. I was a homeschool mom for 12 years so I... Continue Reading →

Quilt Care Instructions

I've gotten into the habit of adding care instructions with all of the quilts I make for others. It is a simple list of rules that should be followed to care for a quilt but I can honestly admit I break most of them. For instance, I always put my quilts in the dryer because... Continue Reading →

Thrift Store Finds

  Do you like to shop at thrift stores? I grew up with a mom who loves to thrift shop. In fact, I took her for a colonoscopy yesterday and she asked to stop at a thrift store on our way home from the hospital! From an early age I remember getting up early and... Continue Reading →

Two Bargello Quilts

I finally finished piecing the two bargello quilts that I have been working on for quite awhile. The first one, Wind Song, has 24 fabrics and is a king sized quilt. I started working on it over a year ago but put it aside for awhile to work on other projects. I designated this year... Continue Reading →

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