Archive for February, 2011



Pickle Dish Wonder

Published on February 28, 2011

Oops! Time has gotten away from me lately. The past two weeks has kept me busy with teaching classes in the City, which means days away while my regular work gets neglected. Thus, this Journal has been a part of my neglect.
Last fall, while teaching at the AQS show in Iowa I bought an amazing [...]


Chocolates! Just In Time For Valentine’s Day

Published on February 12, 2011

At Christmastime I scheduled time with my daughter-in-law’s mother to spend a couple of days at her house trading knowledge. I was going there to learn to make homemade turtles. (The best turtles I have ever tasted I might add.) In turn, I would teach her to appliqué and get her started on a quilt [...]


Old is New Again

Published on February 7, 2011

Have you noticed that many quilters are making pincushions these days? I have too, and I have been gifted with several in the past year. Each is unique and is a reminder of the kind one who made it.
Recently, a long-time friend showed me a pincushion that she is teaching at a local quilt shop. [...]