Hard at work

My granddaughter started working on a jellyroll quilt at the beginning of the summer after we’d given her the jellyroll and backing/binding fabric for her birthday in May. As soon as the rush of end-of-school activities was over, she came over to my house to sew, but a long list of scheduling conflicts […]


I’ve had four of my five grandchildren over to work on quilty projects at one time or another, but the youngest boy somehow never made it. There were several reasons, but they’re not important now, since he and I finally found a mutually agreeable time this past Sunday! Yay! Most […]

Quilting with my granddaughter 8

My seven-year-old granddaughter wanted to make a cushion for her bed, so she spent today with me. She’d already picked out the colors she wanted, and I pulled fabrics from my stash and cut them from the layout I’d done in EQ7 (for the Mac!) so we’d be sure to […]

A gift from a grandson

My birthday was a couple of days ago, and it was a pretty big one. 😉 My family really spoiled me with various gift cards that they knew I’d enjoy using, and there was a dinner at one daughter’s home, followed by dinner at a favorite restaurant last night with […]

Her first quilt is finished! 2

Her first quilt! Last week I posted that my six-year-old granddaughter had come over to begin working on a doll quilt. Today she came back to finish it. 🙂 It’s pretty hot here right now (we’re hitting record high temperatures!), so G’s patience and attention span weren’t quite as unlimited […]