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”
When I first decided that I would try to sell Jolene, I thought maybe $500.00. As I continued to hand appliquéd the price went up. I feel $700.00 is a good price for this lovely lady. She is a real heirloom. Jolene has lots of love sewn into her many colors. She fits over theContinue reading “I finished Jolene, and she is for sale.”
My first portrait quilt. If you can’t tell, it’s Dolly Parton. I bought a book on how to sew portrait quilts. I borrowed a projector from a friend, and started to make my pattern. I was going to make it with all the shadows like the instruction talked about. I got all the pieces cutContinue reading “Jolene Has Me Worried”
Normally I find hand appliqué to be easy. This time I had a bit of a struggle with my first attempt at the leaves. I’m happier with the second time around. It may need one more leaf. I’ll wait till I finish the second flower.