I must have been working on this particular quilt for nearly 20 years! It was a Block of the Month before those became so popular, and I was assured that as a newbie quilter, it was well within my skills! WRONG! I did finally get it together, layered and basted, planning to quilt it on my domestic machine. Well, that was a horrible idea! I had no such skills!
Think the next several years spending time folded up in a drawer, while your maker slowly improves her domestic machine…Continue
Our guild has planned it's annual retreat for mid-June. Unfortunately, the powers that be have decided that, in order to make it affordable for all, we are not actually "retreating", but attending a daily sew-in at the local Veterans Hall for three consecutive days, lunch & dinner provided. A friend and I volunteered to do registration, payment collection, name tags and "goodie bags." We are supposed to plan for about 70 attendees -- not exactly my idea of a retreat, because we return…Continue