Author Archives: PatchPearl

Wednesday Words – More options

While my turkey is defrosting in the kitchen, I’ll update you on something that occurred to me as I was posting last week about binding options…you can read that post here.  And why, you may be wondering, am I spending so much time with bindings. My first question has to do with the size of […]

Textile Tuesday expanded….

This post could also  be titled “My Problem and How I solved it”, but I’m going to pull the title from a series I started over on Facebook recently. There are a series  of posts with the #TextileTuesday, and I am using it as an opportunity to talk about my stash – why I fell […]

Wednesday Words – Pushing past fear

I’m happy with the reaction that I got to the series I’m doing on bright spots in the industry, but today I want to pause that for a second.  There’s more to come (!) on the series, and I’ll come back to that next week. This blog post is going in a completely different direction, […]

I can feel a shift happening

I’m not sure which life experience has brought this on, but I can feel a deep seated shift happening in the way that I think of things this spring.  It might be age, it might be the passing of my mom, it might be that it’s just time. I became more conscious of it a […]

Gifts from the past…lessons for tomorrow!

In today’s blog post, I’m taking a trip down memory lane, to gain inspiration for quilts moving forward. In this case, this is the first (and only) quilt that I have ever been gifted, and it’s NOT one that I made. My mother gave this to me at a baby shower thrown when I was expecting […]