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Therapy Quilt: Star Surprise

I started this quilt during the summer of 2017. A trip interrupted me, and then my mother asked me to free motion quilt her decades long crazy quilt project. So, I didn't really get back to it until December. During the month of December I worked on the blocks, although those weren't all finished until... Continue Reading →

My Quilting World

This was a big week in my quilting world. The first thing that happened was that I attended my first ever quilt guild meeting, with the Pawtuckaway Piecers. I was a little nervous, because I had no idea what to expect. The women were all very welcoming though, and I was able to jump right... Continue Reading →

A Little Fruity, A Little Loopy

I have finished my little fruity table runner! Yay, first major project down. BUT.... it was my very first free motion quilting project, and - of course - it did not come out perfect. The number one issue for quilters new to fmq is "tension" and "speed". I mean, I've always been told I'm a... Continue Reading →

July WIP

My goal is to get in the habit of sewing as a way to relax. For awhile, sewing was becoming a stress, and I didn't like that. It hurt. It was hard. It was for "business" not pleasure. I quit. Now, I really want to create because I love it. I might consider selling items... Continue Reading →

A Little Quilting Experience

I have been sewing since I was a child. The first quilt I made was in high school: a double wedding ring pieced quilt with hand quilting. It’s atrocious work!   I have made a lot of quilts that I have given away as gifts, and for some reason never thought to take photographs of... Continue Reading →

Quilting For The Love Of It

I have not done much sewing for a long time. Reason? Because motivation. Because pain. I was getting sidetracked with work, taking care of our homestead, and trying to find the right niche in New Hampshire. I also started experience serious symptoms from autoimmune disorder, and I was often unable to use my hands so... Continue Reading →

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