Monthly Archives: April 2012

Summer’s Birthday Present

Unfortunately I was not able to spend my BFF’s birthday with her this year.  Last year Hubby and I surprised Summer by setting up a surprise visit with her hubby and driving to North Carolina from DC for her birthday weekend.  This … Continue reading

Posted in Inspriation | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Personal Design Walls: They’re new to me!

I know that quilt shops that create their own sample quilts and offer classes on the premises have design walls.  QQ’s here in Hanford has a classroom where the walls are covered with a wonderful batting/felt fabric and students and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , ,

Best of the Valley 2012 Quilt Show

This weekend the San Joaquin Valley celebrated quilts and fibre arts with the Best of the Valley Quilt Show in Lindsay, CA.  I attended the opening day, Friday, and found inspiration around every corner.  Of course I stopped by the Quilter’s Quarters … Continue reading

Posted in Inspriation, Quilt Shows, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Brave World Block (am I stupid?)

Being new to town, I have introduced myself to the local quilt shop, Quilter’s Quarters, and started taking a class with store instructor Kathryn Schaller.  We are making GRAND CENTRAL by Swirly Girl Designs.  I’ve completed my pinwheels and cut my border … Continue reading

Posted in BOM, Stumped | Tagged , , , ,

Learnin’ & Creatin’

Learnin’ & Creatin’!  That’s what I’m doing and that’s what you’ll hopefully be doing too when you follow along on my new blog.  I have been a lover of sewing and patchwork for years now.  I love fabric shopping in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments