1. Order Christmas Quilts Now…..Summer is Over!

    After a very long summer which kind of left me with the doldrums, we finally have some fall weather. It is only in the sixties here after being ninety yesterday. I'm always in a quilting mood, but the cooler weather just makes me even more into it. And with cooler weather, or even sometimes not cooler weather if you live in Texas, Christmas is not far behind.  I'm already booking for mid-November…Read More

  2. Quilt Shop in Maine

    My niece was getting married in Maine last week, so my siblings and I rented a large house and spent the whole week in Castine, Maine. It was such a beautiful area and there was a lot to see and do. However, as a quilter, I guess I have to admit that it is impossible for me to spend a whole week without a fix. I need to be working on t-shirt quilts, memory quilts or other customer quilts and somet…Read More

  3. Quilts from Military Uniforms

    I was recently asked to make a quilt from military uniforms. This particular quilt happens to be a memory quilt for a deceased Air Force sergeant, but it occurred to me that any retired military man or woman ends up with fatigues and dress uniforms that they don't know what to do with. Well, how about having a quilt made? In the pictured quilt, the light blue rectangles are from the sergeant's dre…Read More

  4. Memory T-Shirt and Clothing Quilts Have Special Meaning

    What to do with Grandma or Grandpa’s clothing when they die? Losing a family member is difficult no matter what the circumstances and then having to part with a loved one’s clothes and other possessions can be a difficult task. Often I’m asked to make someone’s clothing into memory quilts that can be distributed to the children or grandchildren. I’ve made as many as seven lap quilts out …Read More