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Here are the first three blocks for the Block of the Week Program, Austen Family Album. A program about the life and times of Jane Austen by Barbara Brackman.
Her blog and patterns: http://austenfamilyalbumquilt.blogspot.com/2014/04/block-1-bright-star-for-jane-austen.html
The group here on Connecting Threads that has a few of us participating:…Continue
We've all commented on how, we have found such great cyber friends on this site. What would we do without BFFs...
I got to spend the day with my two local BFFs. We went to a Spring (it was 39 degrees) luncheon fashion show today. Four other ladies were seated at our table. They fit our threesome perfectly! Fun day...never take these friendships lightly...they have saved my mental health on several occasions. Just wanted you to meet them! Me, Mary, and Shirley...never leave us alone…Continue
With Spring upon us we here at Connecting Threads thought it was a good time to start freshening things up a bit. You might have noticed the start of Spring cleaning around here with a bit of a new look to the Quilt with Us background and fonts. This will be an ongoing theme throughout the year so watch for…Continue
Hope everyone's Easter was good. I enjoyed it very much with family and friends, and the weather was perfect! I'm on school/work break this week, trying to "catch up" (I know, hysterical, aren't I?) on some sewing. I'm especially trying to use up fabric that I already have. Made a pair of PJs for Piper that she won't wear because they're "too loose, Gramma!". I like loose PJs, Piper likes hers tight! Who knew? I'll see if the little girl down the street likes them.…Continue
Hi all! Beautiful day here in IN as was yesterday! FINALLY spring has sprung! I hope spring has found it's way to you!
After wasting 2 hours on a 1/2 a row of a customer quilt it is rather important to hit EVERY eye when threading your machine. *rolls my eyes*. Mind you I've been doing this almost 8 years and I'm well aware that checking your thread path is the first place you look when you are having tension issues. Couldn't possibly be ME dang it, all that happened was a…Continue