Inspiring Quilters, Stitch by Stitch
Can you believe it's almost Valentine's Day already? Sign ups for Secret Santa 2018 are going on now. The deadline to sign up is March 24. Don't miss out on the fun as we prepare packages for our Secret Santa sisters!Continue
I would like to find out if there is any interest for a Secret Santa group?The group I belonged to previously had members complete questionnaires. Then everyone was assigned a person to be Secret Santa for. We spent the year making/buying things for…Continue
Hello from Germany!I just joined this side and am looking forward to many discussions with all of you.my name ist Doro, 60 years old and making for quilt for 20 years now. I love the more traditional ones and applique, but I want to try more…Continue
from a blog i've been enjoying for several days ... :))"...a layer of dust protects the Wood beneath it. 'A housebecomes a home when you can write 'I love you' on the furniture.' I used to spend at least 8 hours every weekend making sure things…Continue
Good afternoon everyone I have a question that I know some of you can help me solve.I belong to a guilt guild and our Christmas dinner is fast approaching. The person in charge usually makes a small gift for everyone as a rememberance. Does…Continue
links to discussions i've written over last few years in response to members how-to questions. thought i'd put all the links in one place, easier than searching for individual discusion answers. hope you find this helpful! ...and to all ya newbies…Continue
While browsing facebook in my pj today (a rainy Sunday), I found this short piece on Ken Burns and his quilts. Awesome. This man is brilliant! Aren't you all so proud to be of this tradition? I particularly like the idea that…Continue
I haven't talked about it much here but I have decided I am a tired old dog. I have an excuse of course. Every old dog does and here is mine.
In March 2017, I had my artificial knee on the left replaced with a new artificial knee as the old one came loose and moved left.
In October 2017, they determined the right artificial knee was infected and took it out, replacing it with a spacer for 5 weeks. Turns out they were wrong, it was not infected (good news for me) but the…Continue
It's January and apparently a slow news week. I made the newspaper (print and online version) with a short video and print interview about quilting. The reporter, Shirley, is a museum friend and called asking me if I would like to talk about quilting. Can you imagine me saying no???
She asked me to bring my latest project so I brought in Ruby's Christmas quilt. The top is finished and I think I will wait until I have Sylvia's done as well before I pin and quilt them both. Maybe…Continue
This block swap will be a St. Patricks Day theme. All experience levels welcome from beginner to expert. Blocks can be either patchwork or appliqué. All blocks must be in to me no later than April 1st, 2018. We are looking for 10-16 people to participate. if you are looking to participate let me know. Once I have a head count of how many people are participating I will let you know how many blocks each person should make.
Rules for the block: