It’s beginning to feel …

… a lot like Christmas! And I’m wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Kwanzaa, and a healthy and happy New Year.


Progress — or lack thereof 2

Oh my! I can hardly believe it’s been so long since my last post! I have all sorts of excuses, ranging from being under the weather to holiday prep and family doings, but of course we all have those. LOL! A few weeks ago, I began working on La Vie […]


Pumpkin — not pie ;) 6

This is Enchanted Pumpkin, designed by Claudia Dinnell. Can’t you just see it getting ready to become Cinderella’s carriage?  I used my wonderful Bernina 780 to appliqué, embroider, piece, and quilt it. The embroidered appliqué alone took about a dozen re-hoopings, which always makes me nervous. In fact, I did […]


Pumpkin’s Progress 4

A couple of weeks ago, I posted about beginning a pumpkin quilt. I’ve made some good progress on it, and I’m happy to say that all of the embroidered appliqué is now finished! Yay! Soon I’ll layer it and begin quilting — fun! I had decided to use a gradated […]


Houston Quilt Festival

The International Quilt Festival was this past week, and I was lucky enough to get to go again. I love going to that show! It’s especially great because I get to spend time with my very good friend, as well as with others I don’t see at any other time. […]


Pumpkins! 2

Okay, maybe just part of a pumpkin at this point. 😉 I’ve begun my next quilt, which is an embroidered project designed by Claudia Dinnell. This one will be a Halloween quilt, but it certainly won’t be finished for this Halloween. LOL! Still, there’s always next year. I don’t actually […]