Aidan’s quilt top is finished. I put it on his bed to get an idea how it will look in his room. None of the fabrics are pre-washed, so it is likely to shrink and get that delightfully-crinkly look, assuming I manage to quilt it well. If you find quilt-making intimidating, I highly recommend using […]Read More: The first of two
I appear to be in Inspiration Collection Mode again, like I am nearly every year at this time. I’m not going to let it paralyze me this time – in fact, as soon as I’ve finished here, I’m going to sit myself down at the dining room table and finish one of the quilt tops […]Read More: Weekend quilty-sewey inspiration
I missed the original run of Picture Spring last year, so this year I am doing it as a self-paced class. What this means, is that you can sign up at any time, and the email prompts start arriving in your inbox the day after you sign up. It’s a slightly different experience doing it […]Read More: Picture Spring, anyone?
Warning: photo-heavy post ahead 😉 The first week of April is always eventful around here. Neil and I chose April 1st to get married sixteen years ago, because April was an uneventful month in our family – no other anniversaries or birthdays nearby to contend with. Well wouldn’t you know it, eight years later we […]Read More: Weekend by the sea
At least, that was the verdict when I asked him how we should celebrate his birthday dinner. “Do you want me to make your favorite (plain unadulterated pasta) at home? Or do you want us to take you out somewhere?” I asked. He pondered it over for a quarter of an hour before replying. “Let’s […]Read More: He likes his spaghetti blue