Archive for December, 2009

Doll Quilts for Christmas

Published on December 27, 2009

 I promised a few weeks ago to show you pictures of the doll quilts I made for our daughter’s children. The three older girls have American Girls dolls. For Christmas they received a bunk bed with a trundle underneath for their dolls to sleep in. At my daughter’s suggestion I made quilts for each of their [...]

Ann and Andy—Home For Christmas

Published on December 22, 2009

Many, many years ago, before I decided to pursue a quilt career, I made Christmas tree ornaments for sale.
It was a sad time in our lives for me because my husband had been laid off work (during the recession in the early 1980’s) and I had to go back to work.
I was trained as a [...]

Winter Traditions

Published on December 12, 2009

It snowed earlier this week. Approximately 6 to 8 inches of snow fell and then it turned very cold. In fact, I understand from the national news that two-thirds of our country was, and still is, under the icy grip of this same storm.
When the first big snow of the year falls, I always think [...]

Journal Keeping

Published on December 5, 2009

Over the years I have made “fits and starts” at keeping a record of my life. I received my first journal in 1981 as a Christmas present and I was not a very good record keeper. Someday my children may enjoy the few pages I wrote because many of the stories there are about them [...]