I have a couple grandsons- Age 4 and 6. They are bigger, stronger, smarter and busier than your "average" 4 and 6 year old. Right now, they are all about superheroes and Ninjas, Star Wars and fighter jets. They called me last month with a special request: "Grandma- can you make a Ninja costume- like… Continue reading The Heart of a Warrior-A Memorial Day Meditation
Memory Quilts – Love ‘Em…Hate ‘Em
It seems like I get "rashes" of quilts. For weeks every call is a vintage top, or even more specifically a Vintage Dresden Plate. Then for weeks it will be baby clothing quilts. Last fall it was memory quilts from adult clothing. Memory quilts from a loved ones clothing are very hard. The person requesting… Continue reading Memory Quilts – Love ‘Em…Hate ‘Em
Longarming as a Business?
A local girl contacted me recently wanting to “pick my brain“ about long arming as a home business. She currently makes pretty good money in her stay at home business but is looking for a change. This is the letter I sent her in response. Not to discourage her, just sharing my experience. If you… Continue reading Longarming as a Business?
Tom’s T-s of Travel- on their way home
I finished the T-Shirt Quilt from my Father-in-Laws shirts. Got the binding on and gave it a wash and tumble dry. I have to say it came out beautifully. It is on the way back to the coast where Marian lives. It goes with all the love I have for Tom and Marian and with… Continue reading Tom’s T-s of Travel- on their way home
Lay-out and Assembly
Tom had a lot of shirts- so many places he went with his beautiful wife - my Mother in Law, Marian. They traveled with friends on tours all over the world. Most of the shirts Marian gave me for this project looked like they were never worn. Cutting up perfectly lovely T's is sort of… Continue reading Lay-out and Assembly