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...

Quilting in Strange Times

Quilting in Strange Times

Inside Happenings! Don’t know what else to call it really! I have started making bread every other day, it is just a quick artisan loaf however I am thinking maybe it’s time to branch out and try other types of bread. We’ll see. I baked a cake last night. It must have...

Staying Home! Love it or Hate it!

Staying Home! Love it or Hate it!

For some people staying inside can be incredibly hard, they need to be out meeting people. These people get their energy from being around other people. I don’t happen to be one of those people. I really enjoy my time alone so staying inside in quiet introspection is...

What’s Going On!

What’s Going On!

So how is everyone doing being stuck at home? Crazy times huh! Well, the good news in all of this is that some people are getting a lot of quilting done! Unfortunately, not me, why you might ask? Well, I managed to come down with a really bad cold, so I have been...