Inspiring Quilters, Stitch by Stitch
Where does time go? When you are in a pandemic, it moves incredibly slow while you are living it and incredibly fast in retrospect. Since I last wrote, I have finished five more quilts and started four others, Today was "appraise the finished quilts day." Jan Rodgers, my talented appraiser, got nine quilts done. We have maybe four more to do but that will have to wait for another day.
Who knew dragging quilts out to be appraised, the appraisals, and then putting them all away…Continue
The global nightmare which began in March continues into summer as you all know and those of us in the good ole US of A, if we are paying attention and minding our Ps and Qs, have been sticking around home alot. While this is a real bummer for those of us with kids and grandkids, parents and siblings, and friends in general far, far away (like more than a few hours' drive), it is a good thing for getting things done around the house and in my quilt rooms in particular. Over the summer, I…Continue
When I was a young bride the first time around in the early 70's, I started out making quilts from scraps of material left over from clothing sewing projects. The first ones were patchwork and tied, not quilted and quite honestly, pretty ugly. I have pictures of all of my quilts and from time to time, I look at them to understand the process and the progress of change in my ideas and my quilting ability. I actually enjoy looking at them but one in particular always leaves me with a…Continue