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T-Shirt Quilts For a Lifetime of Memories

! Thanks to Grandma, I now can give back to others with my talents, she gentled seeded so many years ago. None gives me greater pleasure than to do memory t-shirt quilts, as I did for the Mom and step-father of one of my former students, Troy, who was taken from all of us too early in life. As I sat and cut, measured, sewed, and gently hand quilted each t-shirt of his life, I too recalled his many days in my classroom. “Quilts are like friend, a great source of comfort.”

Beginners Guide to Quilting

Would you like to transform ordinary fabric into a handmade quilt and get starting in quilting today? Have you been searching for a how to quilt resource specifically for beginner quilters that makes learning the steps and techniques of quilting easy? I have found a great resource just for you, “The Beginners Guide to Quilting.”. …

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The Baby is Coming

 I’m 59 and this Grandmother is excited to see her Grandson this weekend.  He’s 4 months old and I’ve not held him in my arm since he was born.  Whether it has been months, weeks or just hours ago, every Grandmother excitedly awaits the arrival of her grandchild. In preparation for our grandson’s arrival, the …

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A New Embroidery Machine – Thanks to Kay.

New Embroidery Machine – Thanks to Kay.
Hand-stitching names and images or doing fabric crafts have always been one of my favorite pastimes. But as the popularity of the home embroidery machine opened new possibilities, and I could save time and effort while still allowing artistic flair in choices of pattern, size, position and color, my sites were set on owning one of the newest of the embroidery machines on the market. Looking at the home budget or my profits earned from the sales of the baby quilts that was not in cards.

Family Is SEW Important

You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them. ~Desmond Tutu

How true these words and how wonderful. I watched my husband and his 9 siblings laugh, smile, and enjoy being together as a family this weekend. They range in age from 47 to 65 and haven’t been together as a family unit in three years.

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