An Open Letter to my Stuff 2

Dear Stuff: All right everybody.  Listen up.  I’m talking to all of you — fabric, thread, buttons, beads, paints, inks, colored pencils, stickers, paper, ephemera, scraps, trims — this is your only warning.  This is your year.  All of you — I’m not kidding.  It’s time you were used and used well, so get ready. ...

Almost time to go back to reality 1

The boys all head back out into the real world tomorrow.  The little ones to school and the big one to work.  It’s going to be so nice and quiet here!  I need to get back to reality, too.  I work from home, so I’m never far from the different projects that make up my ...

Debra’s Birthday Gift(s) 3

My sister turned 30 a week before Christmas.  I mentioned it at the time.  I’m finally now able to post about her gift from my MOm and I, as it finally got opened.  I sent the box Priority, but it didn’t arrive until the day after she and her family left for their Christmas vacation.  ...

12x12x12 progress report 2

My darling husband has been busy taking down the Christmas decorations, and I’ve been busy doing other stuff.  Not the least of which has been mucking around with ideas for my first 12x12x12 project.   I’m not really sure why I picked a Tree for my first one.  T is obviously not at the beginning of ...

ABCs of Quilting 1

Oh boy!  An alphabet meme!  The entire Quilt Studio webring was tagged by Debra, so here’s mine.  Couldn’t resist this one.  Plus, I saw another alphabet meme on somebody else’s blog earlier, so I’ve got that one to do some day soon, too! A- Artist? Is this supposed to be artist I most admire?  Most ...