Category Archives: Sewing

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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Finished!

After a very, very long time, I finally finished my son’s quilt. He hovered for a while then I told him I had to wash it before it would be done. He waited. I washed it and dried it. Hubby … Continue reading

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Having a Ball

I am a short person. Not little people short but petit people short. Edith Ann short. I have a foot rest at work even though my chair is on the lowest setting and frankly I find this annoying. So I … Continue reading

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Black and Blue Friday

As a rule I tend to avoid going out on the Friday after Thanksgiving. I don’t like crowds. Apparently, retailers are targeting folks like me by opening up on Thursday night. You would think by the amount of typtophan (turkey) … Continue reading

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A Pound of Flesh

There was a time I thought I’d never finish. But inch by inch, square by square, I sewed. And I sewed. And I sewed. And I messed up (Don’t look too closely). Yes, those are skulls and crossbones on the … Continue reading

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Button, Button, my kingdom for a frickin button!

Yes,  I sew–by hand and by machine. Sewing is one of those freaky things I do to relax, until I’m doing it, then I find it aggravating. So, it shouldn’t come as any surprise that I would have buttons. In fact, … Continue reading

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