Update on Barn Quilt Block

I wanted to update on the barn quilt project my daughter is making for a friend and fellow member of the Asheville Quilt Guild, who commissioned a 2×2 quilt barn from her, after seeing what a nice job she did on the one she did for my house. My barn quilt! a Carolina Lily for … Continue reading

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Joining Blocks – A Commemoration of Children

I’ve been working on a fascinating project for a local woman – fascinating because it touches upon a fascinating aspect of being alive – the passage of time and the fact that our kids grow up! This remarkable mother saved a healthy sample of every item of clothing, every blanket, every costume, every outfit that … Continue reading

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Back from trip and Inspiration

Just came back from a wonderful trip to New England! I will have more to share on that later on, but meanwhile, here’s a picture of me in front of a great lighthouse (the Nubble Lighthouse) in York, New Hampshire. Here’s a great picture of the town of Portsmouth, New Hampshire:  I am struck by … Continue reading

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Travel New Hampshire Project

I am on the road again – this time on my way to merry old Boston for a lovely mid Spring tour of the North East! Travelling is always a joyous occasion, but I do find that, in spite of everything, I suffer withdrawal symptoms if I don’t have anything to do sewing-wise! The above … Continue reading

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Springtime and Butterfly Quilt

Springtime is most definitely upon us! It has truly been here for a while, but the general cacophony of birds, the lovely fragrance of flowers, and the generally pleasant, sunny days leave no doubt in everyone’s minds. Likewise, all the chickens, including the newcomers who we collected a month or so ago, are in full … Continue reading

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