Archive for February, 2008

Quilt Beginnings

Published on February 24, 2008

Recently I was asked: “Who were the women that inspired you to quilt? Do you still have the first quilt you made or has it been worn out and used up?” The quilt fragment shown above is the sole remaining piece of my first quilt. It is composed of leftovers and fabric scraps from my [...]

Foxglove Cottage by Jane Zowacki

Published on February 14, 2008

“Foxglove Cottage” quilted by Jane Zowacki

Miss Molly Moo and The Girls

Published on February 13, 2008

I grew up in a large family in a very small town. At the back of our acre lot we had a Jersey milk cow (named Bessy–actually I think there were a succession of cows all named Bessy). She served dual purposes: 1) she kept our family well supplied with milk, and 2) she gave [...]

A Passion for Quilting

Published on February 1, 2008

Quilting became a passion for me when I realized the unlimited possibilities it offered me for discovery, for companionship, for entertainment, for study, for a peaceful activity while pondering, and, most important of all, to create something of beauty.
Many years ago I was talking with a friend who had just found her way out of [...]