There are two kinds of tears that I cry. Crying can be sad, but better are the tears of joy. I made “Cry,Cry,Cry” for the needs of both. No matter what is happening in our country, there is no denying the beauty of our landscape. Nature is very important to me. This quilt sees, smells,Continue reading “Cry, Cry, Cry”
I was visiting Mount Saint Helens, Wa. On the drive to the visitor center, we past tall evergreens planted by Warehouser. Because they were planted, they made a repeated pattern that made me dizzy. It was almost artificial. The majestic evergreens looked like giant, powerful soldiers marching in waves of green. Back in Tennessee, IContinue reading “Babes in the Woods”
I was lucky to go to middle school when they had classes like sewing, and wood shop. I wish I had been a book reader, but I wasn’t. I was maker. My mom and dad also stressed the importance of knowing how to make. The making process served as a way to entertain, and provideContinue reading “Finding Myself Within Patterns”
My favorite! Half way through I thought that maybe I should have bought black and white striped fabric, but As I start to play with varying the stripe size, I like the irregular lines.
The Circus Trip is technically a collaboration between my husband and I, but I have a hard time think about it like that. So much of myself goes into making a quilt. He had a sketch that I worked from. I altered it, and the amount of work it takes to sew a quilt top,Continue reading “The Circus Trip”
I learn from every quilt I make. I think of this quilt as my breakthrough quilt. This started out as a star of Bethlehem quilt. It looked boring. I wasn’t happy with how it was going. I cut up the parts I had finished, sewed on new portions, and scraps. Diamonds came alive. I feelContinue reading “Rex Burned His Fancy Pants”
I had a vivid dream I was sewing a portrait of one of my cats. When I woke, I went to the sewing machine, and sewed a picture of Daisy Mae. I originally thought wall hanging, but soon figured out how to put her in a quilt.Daisy Mae and her brother Jasper.My first time usingContinue reading “Meow Meow”
Instagram has taken over, and my blog was put away in the clouded world of the internet. Other quilting blogs made me want to bring my blog space back to life. White Wedding quilt never made it to the wedding. It took way to long. Once, I heard you have a year to give aContinue reading “I’m Back.”
Finally finished something. Hopefully I will be finishing up two more in the next few weeks.