Archive for March, 2015



What is a Classic Quilt?

Published on March 28, 2015

It is an intriguing question. According to the dictionary, classic means “of enduring interest, quality, or style.”
And according to Wikipedia “classic is an outstanding example of a particular style, something of lasting worth or with a timeless quality.”
My interpretation of classic is an object that has timeless appeal. The whims of culture or society do [...]


Where to Begin

Published on March 21, 2015

About those unfinished quilts I mentioned in my last post, you need to know a bit about my beginning.
In my life I had the very distinct pleasure and advantage of becoming interested in quilts while still in my twenties. Over the thirty-plus years since then I have been able to explore many different types and [...]


A New Chapter

Published on March 14, 2015

One year ago today I had open heart surgery to remove a myxoma from inside my heart. In layman’s terms, a piece of tissue set up housekeeping inside my heart over 10 year ago and started to grow. It was not cancer. The only way to get it out was surgery.
The most important part of [...]