Category Archives: Monday Musings

Monday Musings – My You Can Quilt Project

I had the chance to meet several of the Island Batik brand Ambassadors this past fall in Houston, which is always a treat because we’ve worked on several projects together over the past year. There were two of them who held Schoolhouse presentations – which is where you get a platform (and a short amount […]

Monday Musings – I believed I could…

So I did. I received one of those jars that you put your accomplishments in, throughout the year and empty the jar out when you complete the time. I have had this jar on my desk for several years, without really using it, but this fall I decided that I needed to incorporate it into […]

Monday Musings – Everything old is new again

Pantone made their color choice(s) for Color of the Year 2016 known recently – this time, it’s a complimentary color scheme called Rose Quartz and Serenity.  Or as I called it in the 1980’s, Dusty Rose and Williamsburg Blue.  This blanket (below) is pulled from the cedar chest at the bottom of my bed, a […]

Monday Musings – Teal Mini Swap 2015

Happy Monday! I am delighted to be participating in this week’s blog hop to celebrate EvaPaige Quilt Designs annual event to support Ovarian Cancer awareness, this year known as the Teal Mini Swap 2015.  This is the 4th year that Beth has run an online event to support Ovarian Cancer awareness in September.  This year, […]

Monday Musings – Get well, Eleanor!

When you have been quilting for as long as I have (or as long as I will admit to),  you have been able to watch the resurgency of this industry.  In the 1970’s, there was a much publicized quilt contest for the bicentennial, which is largely credited for the renewed interest in quilting. In fact, […]

Monday Musings – Making Memories…

This morning’s blog post is a request, of sorts.  Many of you know that my younger son – the baby! – is getting married next weekend. Mike and I prefer to think of it as we’re getting another daughter. Mothers of the groom don’t traditionally have much to do with wedding planning, but this is […]