Inspiring Quilters, Stitch by Stitch
I have a move in my near future and it is time to sort what I have and perhaps get rid of a few things. Today, between the cooking and making great, yummy food I found some time to spend in my sewing room. I sorted a few fabrics, but spent most of the time going through my "crafty junk drawers." Yes, it is plural, I had several. It is easy to see where my priorities are today... in my drawer I found glue sticks, crochet hooks, knitting needles, velcro, various lengths of lace and trim, a few…Continue
My love of quilting has so many different aspects to it. I like to touch the fabric and run my hands across it.Sometimes I am surprised by the smoothness of the cotton and lack of texture, as the pattern can look so real that I almost expect it to feel the way it looks. When I walk into a quilt shop and do this I know that my blood pressure instantly drops.
I am delighted to see all the colors and patterns and how one combined with another can change how it looks. I am wowed and in…Continue
When I first discovered this website, I was thrilled. Wow, people that are like me - that think and breathe quilting. I started posting a blog here now and then and found fun in that too. I could not only plan and start quilts, dream about quilting , but I could also share my thoughts about it too and inspired by what others are creating! I was also in a very productive phase with quilting and completing some projects.
But then, my professional life took a new path and I found myself…Continue
One of my biggest gifts I believe is my imagination. My mind can go a zillion miles a minute and my imagination keeps right up with it. If I had made every quilt that I have ever imagined, I bet I could cover all of the land on the entire globe. I have mentally designed many of my own patterns and then created them, unfortunately in mind only.
On paper I have gone even a step further and put pen to paper and doodled through meetings, church sermons and many moments of just being…Continue