Since I put the first draft of the novel aside to simmer for awhile, I’ve been spending my time catching up on a few quilt projects. I jumped on The Splendid Sampler quilt-along. The patterns for two 6-inch blocks are posted each week. At the end of the year, I will have 100 of the… Continue reading A workroom update
I’ve been knitting a bit lately. Like most knitters, the urge seems to strike with the first snowfall. Most of the time I gravitate toward the quick and easy finishes…I’m a bit of a knitting junkie, I guess. When I need a fix, I need it right now! Wash cloths fit the bill just fine.… Continue reading Lace-edged dish cloth: Sunday on the Needles
Happy 5th anniversary to the Hands2Help Charity Quilt Challenge! It’s being organized by Sarah over at Confessions of a Fabric Addict. High Five, Sarah! It’s a lot of work to organize a challenge like this! Quilters are invited to make a quilt and donate it to one of the charities listed on the Hands2Help website. (But… Continue reading 2015 Hands2Help Charity Quilt Challenge
Today I am taking part in The Simple Woman’s Daybook. I haven’t done it for awhile. Today seems like a good day for it. Check out the link to see what other simple women are up to today. And if you’re a blogger, join in! 🙂 Outside my window… The sky and the lake are… Continue reading Thankful for Rick Rack: The Simple Woman’s Day Book, January Edition
A tiny little embroidery project to finish the day 🙂 From the Little Stitches book of embroidery designs by Aneela Hoey So sweet! ….and now you also know what I am reading! What are you reading this week and what do you use for a book mark?
I have the most wonderful husband in the world. Have I ever told you that? “Honey, do we have a yardstick?” “Nope! I don’t think they even make them anymore.” “Oh.” “Why? Do you need one?” “I need something to measure my hem from the floor” “Do you want me to make you one?” Aaaand…he… Continue reading A Yardstick and a Sneak Peak