When my kiddos were young, we had a tradition of opening one gift on Christmas Eve. It just so happened that every single year the gift was new pajamas, perfect for jumping into and heading to bed ahead of Santa’s visit. As they got older, and wise to the appearance of pajamas every year, I… Continue reading Christmas Quilts
It’s Festivus Day! This silly holiday falls on December 23rd, and was made famous by a Seinfeld episode back in the day. It was described as "a Festivus for the rest of us" and was earmarked for non-commercial, non-Christmas fun. Festivus includes a traditional “Airing of the Grievances” where participants can vent about irritations and… Continue reading Festivus!
I believe that all quilts are the perfect size. If there has been fabric lovingly stitched together around a cottony soft batting, you can bet it’s perfect for me. I adore a decorative accent quilt, a pillow cover, a lap sized quilt or one that’s big enough to curl up under. I’m often at my… Continue reading Perfectly Sized Quilts
Today I find myself doing a little happy dance. Yes, it’s Friday and the work week is over (always nice.) The weather is supposed to be fair and fine. The thing that’s really making me tap my toes today is that my holiday preparation is complete, so I can sit back and enjoy the weekend.… Continue reading TGIF!
Quilt stores are some of my favorite places! For me, local shops are more than just fabrics, notions and sewing machine supplies. They offer more than fat-quarters, threads, and needles. In addition to their bolts, books and classes, they offer intangible and ever-so important additions to my quilting experience - inspiration, appreciation, encouragement and camaraderie.… Continue reading THE Place!