Intuition as Motivation

Today, I am struggling to accept our beloved pet, Roxanne’s passing. Two days ago, she managed off her chain and ran into the path of an oncoming car. Many people think light of our attachment to pets, but I feel Roxanne was just as much a member of our family as anyone else. Of course, … [Read more…]

3 Ways To Overcome Discouragement

In the world of sewing, we all get discouraged from time to time. Just today, I felt aggravated, because for two days things getting in the way kept me from my sewing room. Whatever you experience in the sewing room that causes to second guess yourself, here are a few tips to help you overcome … [Read more…]

Working With Bias Binding

One of the first questions that come up when considering fleece fabric for an adult, youth, or child size throw blanket is the amount of fabric to buy. Some recommend 1 1/2 of fleece for toddlers to youth or 2 yards as a blanket that will remain large enough as the child continues to grow. … [Read more…]

Patriotic Star Quilts

What inspires you about a quilt that makes you want to take on the project? My weakness is new fabrics we receive at the shop. When I was introduced to star quilt patterns, my grandmother would piece these stars by hand. Visiting in the Summer during school break and as a small child, I noticed … [Read more…]