Archive for October, 2006


Published on October 30, 2006

“Moonstruck” a block from my Fairmeadow quilt. It is available in my book by the same name.
 With the change from Daylight Savings Time I rose extra early this morning and had the rare treat of stitching, while wide awake, for three hours from 5:00 a.m. until my usual stopping time of 8:00 a.m. Although it was [...]

Bits and Pieces

Published on October 25, 2006

It snowed today and the sky has remained overcast all day. Inside our snug house it is cozy and warm. It is a perfect day for staying home and stitching. I am finishing the binding on “Autumn Fair”. This quilt began as an idea for using my “stash” of original fabric from the nineteenth century.
Many [...]

Pomegranate Season

Published on October 18, 2006

Detail of Autumn Fair, a new book currently in production
Autumn comes late in the desert southwest and is less dramatic than in many places. During the years we lived in southern Utah I eagerly looked forward to the end of October, cooler weather, and the season for harvesting our pomegranates. Below are two memories from my journal [...]

Old Friends

Published on October 13, 2006

When we moved from the Salt Lake Valley nearly seven years ago I left behind a group of long-time friends. Several of them I have not seen since then—until today. We met at Kristine’s house and for three hours the conversation was non-stop.
We began as a diverse group of ten women at an [...]