Can’t see the forest — again! 9

This time, my latest Christmas quilt is almost finished! I’ve completed the quilting, applied the piping and binding, made and attached a label and hanging sleeve. So what’s left? I’m seriously considering adding some crystals for some extra sparkle, which is something I’ve never done before. That step will have to wait, though, […]

Slow progress

A couple of months ago I posted some embroidered Christmas tree blocks I was making. I’ve made a little progress since then, but it’s been slow. I’d love to blame that on the vacation we took or the work involved in getting new tile laid in the house, but in […]

Baby bib 2

I’m in the middle of packing away most of my quilting paraphernalia, as well as most of my house, in anticipation of some new tile being laid in the not-too-distant future. What makes this doubly difficult is that the old tile must be taken out first; given that both “sets” of […]

Can’t see the forest … 12

  … for the trees. That’s sort of the way I feel right now, after finishing the machine embroidery of some lovely Christmas trees; now I need to figure out how I want to set them into a quilt — the “forest”. 😉 These trees were inspired by a quilt […]

Necessity is … 2

I have a sad story with a happy ending, so let’s get to it. I have a very nice sewing cabinet, made by Tracey’s Tables. It has left-side and back extensions that go up when I want to work on a large, flat surface, and there’s also a “corner” extension that flips back […]