The String Game – 2016

The closest thing to sewing or quilting in this post is the use of fiber – specifically yarn, used to play the game. But it’s a post that I can’t…

Weekly Check-In

Last year, I did monthly posts on where I was with all my projects, but I found seeing the list each month overwhelming. Then life took over my sewing time…

Nita’s Memory Stockings

Now that Christmas is over and gifts have been given… I can show off one of Nita’s recent projects. She also found an old family quilt in disrepair that she…

Barbara’s Recent Projects

Barbara likes to switch it up often as most of us do and here’s a few of the gifts she’s been working on… Here is one of her baby quilts.…

Rhonda’s Stockings

Rhonda lives life big and her sewing projects are no different. So when she decided to make stockings, it shouldn’t have surprised me that she didn’t just want to make…

Heirloom Stockings

I made these stockings and ornaments last year for someone at work. Someone new has been added to the family so here is this year’s stocking: Here is a close-up…

Party Time

This month’s Saturday class included a Christmas party and everyone was able to attend but one (sorry we missed you Mary). Class started early so everyone could work on their…

November Students Pics-Shhhh

Some things (not all) are under wraps as they are Christmas gifts so hush is the word: Tis the season… Love working with all of you.

Curves, Straight Lines and “Square Meandering”

This is a recent finish for a customer. This quilt is for her son so she wanted simple lines with minimal quilting. I carried my stitch in the ditch lines…

Design Wall – Sometimes You Just Have to Play

… with no intention in mind… Whether you are 6…. Or 60… Grace’s desire to just play with fabric with no goal was a good reminder that sometimes you can…

Southwood Stitchers – November 2016

Life sort of took over the past two months so other than my teaching nights, the sew-in, and a customer quilt, little sewing is going on. Sigh. Bonnie and Marcia hard at…

Rita’s Projects

Rita is like most quilters, moving from one project to the next and back again. Which means finishes can take a while so I thought I’d share a few of…

Sewing with Children – Teach them the Basics

Teach basics, including how to thread the machine. With Grace that has been easy because she’s been asking and I’ve let her try it the last few times she’s sewn…

Row by Row Guild Challenge – October

I’m not sure if I cut out for this type of challenge. Last month, I did more than one row, I counted what I did as 2 rows, but it…

Vacation Sewing Finds

It seems like vacation was forever okay, and it’s amazing how quickly the busyness of life takes over once you get home and get back into the daily routine. Sigh…

Southwood Stitchers – October 2016

Ann was on a mission and wanted to make a fidget quilt for a young man in our church. Lana started a new quilt for Project Linus: And Marcia continued…