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 […]

A not-so-new toy

A few years ago I bought a tool and a pattern at Susan Cleveland’s booth at the Houston show. As happens all too often, both ended up in a drawer with a promise of using them “someday”. Then last year I came across a little bundle of linen rectangles, each a […]

Practice 7

I’ve had a difficult time getting going on a new project, but a couple of days ago I ran across a kit for a very small dresser scarf; I’d hidden it away a few years ago for future use. I decided that the mindless piecing involved would be a good way […]