Category Archives: Sewing

Happy Halloween

Wishing everyone an amazing Halloween. I hope you get all the candy you want. Of course, you do have to buy it, so why not pick the items you want. And if you are anything like us, we buy the … Continue reading

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Stringing Along

I’ve decided to make my own costume this year for Halloween. Hubbinator thought it would save money. I laughed and laughed, wiped the tears from my eyes and said, sure we can go with that answer. To be fair, I’m … Continue reading

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I’m not sly, I’m crafty

I don’t have many vices. Or should I say things, I would count as a vice. But I have to admit to a love of crafting. Maybe it is because my first job was with Michaels. Or maybe I’m just … Continue reading

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First we take the big pieces…

There is no logic behind quilting. I think there must have been at one time. Take the still useful pieces of old clothes and sew them into blankets for the winter ahead. Now, we take pristine yards of fabric and … Continue reading

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Colder Weather means it’s Quilting Season

Since we’ve had temps in the high 90s for the last few days, I think fall is almost here. And naturally, my thoughts turn to 2 important things: Halloween and quilting season. You see, I quilt by hand which means … Continue reading

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What once was lost, now is found

Almost 20 years ago, I made my son an Irish chain quilt. He loved it, and squeezed it, but I don’t know if he called it George (See reference). Time passed and one day I pulled the quilt out of … Continue reading

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26 years in the making

Here is my Christmas stocking, finally finished after 26 years. I did make my 3 children and husband cross-stitched stockings during that time. As well as a slew of other handmade gifts including large cloth bags full of clothes and … Continue reading

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