I always thought I was a pretty decent piecer, that things more or less fit together as they should and lay the way they were supposed to. Then I got my longarm and started practicing on some real quilts. And that’s when I realized I needed to actually, you know, learn how to piece well. […]
After my class with Claudia Pfeil. My first feather attempt, ever!
Looks like I can go ahead and get my online stuff settled now that I’ve I received my Certificate of Authority from the state of New York! This is really exciting! Now I just need to set up my etsy store and get some stuff in it. SO, basically the last few weeks have been […]
This is not legal advice IN ANY WAY. This was how I started my path to filing as a business in Saratoga County. I admit it was a little daunting to get up and running (and who am I kidding, I ain’t there yet!), but I was honestly surprised and pleased to see how helpful […]
So. I’ve been composing posts in my head as I’ve worked my way through the last, um, two weeks? Ouch. And there’s been a great deal going on that I should really have written about. One of the reasons for the silence in the first week was that the weather here in upstate NY was […]
So, after the tornadoes in OK, someone found this quilt in a field and is trying to find its owner(s). You never know–the internet is a crazy place and someone just might know something or someone to get this back to its owners.
Bit by bit.
Two of my favorite things: a Parker Jotter pen (lovely, smooth, ballpoint pen, refills last forever, takes huge abuse–this one has made it through 4 seasons in the field), and a fancy list-making ensemble my best-beloved got for me.
My favorite part of any novel tends to be one that has a good preparation scene. Little House in the Big Woods, say, where Laura spends a huge amount of time on the activities and prep that go on to get ready for the winter, or the journals of other pioneers who list in detail […]
This napping-sized quilt was just published in the Winter edition of Modern Quilts Unlimited: It’s backing and binding are Kona Ash. Quilting is free motion squares, some with rounded corners to soften it a bit, some with sharp. Looking for a good home!