What is your Quilt’s Destiny?

What is your Quilt’s Destiny?

What's Going On The last few days have been pouring with rain and I am so happy to be working inside and not having to leave the house. Cocoa doesn’t get a walk of course; however, he really doesn’t mind as he HATES the rain and will do anything to avoid getting wet....

Quilt Top Finished Now What!

Quilt Top Finished Now What!

How is everyone feeling? For a long time, I was doing well, however, I have noticed my anxiety levels are up these days and I am so thankful I have audiobooks and sewing/quilting to keep me company. As I stated quilting is one of my stress releasers so I have been...

Changing of the Seasons and Design Wall Update

Changing of the Seasons and Design Wall Update

Welcome to Fall! Don't you just love the early part of fall, where the air gets cooler and there is that crisp feeling of things changing?  Leaves start to change colour and there is still some warmth in the late afternoon sun. Where I live, we don’t get the wonderful...

What Batting is Right  for your Quilt!

What Batting is Right for your Quilt!

One of the questions I get a lot of from new quilters is what type of batting they should use so I thought I would address that question here. What Kind of Batting Should I Choose? (Batting Basics) There are a lot of different types out there and I could probably...

More Wow Factor (How Value Works)

More Wow Factor (How Value Works)

Well, we’re into the dog days of summer. Hope everyone is doing well. A couple of weeks back Kevin and I decided to take advantage of the beautiful weather and it’s a good thing we did that day as it rained and was cloudy, windy and cool for the next few days. One of...

Adding that WOW Factor to Your Quilting!

Adding that WOW Factor to Your Quilting!

Have you ever been to a quilt show and looked at a quilt and thought there was something missing? Or maybe you have wondered why a quilt you’ve made looks lifeless, boring even. You made it with your favourite fabrics and they are all beautiful but still…. Or maybe...

Vintage Valentine Finish!

Vintage Valentine Finish!

I am finally finished the Vintage Valentine Quilt! Only 17 years in the making! I spent many hours quilting it. I am always so surprised when I take a quilt off the frame. I have a handiQuilter Avante which has an 18 inch throat space. Truthfully when I am doing...

Sweet Diversions

Sweet Diversions

Who knew that going through the McDonald’s drive-through would be the highlight of the day! Seriously, and this from someone who hates drive-throughs. However, that is exactly what happened the other day. It was a beautiful day and so Kevin and I decided to go for a...

Keeping Busy in the New Normal

Keeping Busy in the New Normal

Interestingly, and I think I have mentioned this before, my world doesn’t look that much different these days than it did before. I mean I have been working from home now for a couple of years and I don’t tend to go out much anyway. I do miss going to church on...