A new name tag 2

I enjoy attending meetings of the quilt group (such a fun group!) to which I belong here, and one of our very few rules is that we must wear a name tag. That’s actually a great rule, considering how bad I am at remembering people’s names! 😉 The name tag […]

Coming down the home stretch

I’m *so* disappointed in the majority of the quilting I’ve done on this quilt! That said, I’m pretty pleased with the outer border. I used some of Lisa Calle’s rulers to make the double swag, which enclosed some large feathers. Then I used another of her rulers to do the […]

Off to the “hospital” 4

In my last post I mentioned that I’d messed up the needle threader on my Bernina 780. After a few attempts to fix it — tentative attempts, for fear of making things worse — I’m going to have to take it in for adjustment. Drat. I hope it will be […]

Koala Studio Cabinet 2

I’ve had a terrific sewing machine cabinet for many years, and it would have lasted me many more. However, I have a storage problem in my little sewing room, so in March I began considering a change in cabinets. My timing was pretty good, too, since there was a Bernina […]


A few days ago I went to my local quilt shop, Quiltique, to get some fabric glue for a project I was working on. While there, I happened upon a really cute gift item that I simply couldn’t leave there; it was perfect for me and for many people I […]