Inspiring Quilters, Stitch by Stitch
CAN you donate a quilt for the summer camp at Camp DAvid of the Ozarks. I am gathering the 120 quilts needed for girls and boys age 8-16. and will need to have them by mid May. Check out Campdavidozarks.org and let me know if you can donate. I…Continue
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
Hi,I'm from Talkeetna, Alaska and live out away from everything except animals and birds. I'm a retired RN, gardener, seamstress, quilter, horsewoman, soapmaker. Two years ago, I was finally able to build a studio for sewing, quilting and…Continue
Hello all & thank you for adding me to your awesome site.I have only recently taken up the machine again after 25+ years & only to start what is becoming a new passion ..Quilting.I have made two quilts so far, my next being a mission for me.…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
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: