quilt

The Better-Late-Than-Never Quilt Block

My yearlong quest to finish a quilt is now down to just double-digit days. This journey started back in January and is part of the Heartland Heritage Block of the Month Quilt Project by Inspiring Stitches, with each block posted on a calendar page. Unfortunately, I didn't get around to sewing last month's quilt block,… Continue reading The Better-Late-Than-Never Quilt Block

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sewing

Good Things Come To Those Who, Well, You Know!

One night this past June, after reading several informative blogs about the advantages of owning a coverstitch machine — and having enjoyed a particularly exceptional cocktail — I got up the nerve to ask my husband to buy me one. He was a bit surprised, mainly because he didn't know what it was, and therefore… Continue reading Good Things Come To Those Who, Well, You Know!

creativity · pants · pockets

New Monthly Stitch Staffer Inspires Me To Create Something Special For Myself

I've got a rare family get-together coming up this weekend, and because it's a special event, I want to wear something new and beautiful so I can look and feel my best. The event is being called Seafood Sunday, and it's going to feature lots and lots of — you guessed it — seafood. I'm… Continue reading New Monthly Stitch Staffer Inspires Me To Create Something Special For Myself