sewing with Tilda fabrics

I’ve found my sewing mojo, and have been inspired by new fabric purchases. Tilda’s collection “Bon Voyage,” released earlier this spring, features bunnies. It’s been at least five years since she’s used rabbits in a collection, so of course I had to stock up! I love the bunnies, but was a little less enthused byContinue reading “sewing with Tilda fabrics”

lovelies in the mail

I won a giveaway from the lovely blog, Happy Cottage Quilter. Aren’t quilting people the best? I thought I’d be winning only one pattern, so I specified the one on the left, because I can see me making those potted flowers for sure. But then I won BOTH patterns, and I can also see meContinue reading “lovelies in the mail”

moving right along (dug-a-dung, dug-a-dung)

    The song mirrors my mood working on this quilt. I’m moving along,  s-l-o-w-l-y, but happily. I’m regretting my choice to do the quilting by hand. The result is lovely, and I’m sure I’ll be happy at the end, but wow, it’s much more work than I imagined. All the fabric co-ordinate well, evenContinue reading “moving right along (dug-a-dung, dug-a-dung)”

knitting, and then some more

I finished knitting the mitts and had plenty of yarn left over, so went on and knit a cowl. I prefer a cowl to a scarf, because you don’t have the long ends flopping all over. Sometimes a scarf is the right thing, but a cowl tucks into your coat and covers your neck andContinue reading “knitting, and then some more”