ScrapHappy February 2021 — My Fastest Turn-around Ever

I actually have two lap quilts/table toppers to share, but I didn’t photograph them. We were supposed to get snow, and I thought it would be nice to have pictures with snow in… Continue reading

Why Do Models Look So Bored?

Last week I spent a delightful morning watching videos from this spring’s fashion shows, picking out the styles I would be happy to wear if I were young, rich, and attending a gala… Continue reading

The Endeavourers’ Reveal Day 13 – Memories

Diving in to new techniques for an art quilt challenge.

Riffety! Riffety! Rus! — A Yearbook from 1916

Here is another treasure from the archives of my husband’s family — a school annual from Dresden, Ohio. To start us off in the proper spirit, here is the official Senior Yell: Riffety!… Continue reading

An “Infair” to Remember

As I have been working on the archives from my husband’s family over the last 3 years, I have been studiously avoiding one particular folder.  It is full of faint photocopies made in… Continue reading

SalvageHappy January 2021

ScrapHappy is a lovely virtual get-together on the 15th of every month, hosted by Kate and Gun. My current project doesn’t really count, because I had to use some new material, but I… Continue reading

An 8th Grade Annual from 1939

Working through our giant family archive, I came across a school annual from 1939, from an elementary school in Ohio. The school had first through eighth grade, but this annual only had pictures… Continue reading

Wrapping Up 2020

Considering that I stayed home most of the year, I didn’t get that much done — but those things I did finish brought me a sense of comfort during this crazy year. Big… Continue reading

ScrapHappy December 2020 — The Quilt That Won’t Quit

I have been enjoying the book Sunday Morning Quilts by Amanda Jean Nyberg and Cheryl Arkinson.  There are several patterns in there that I would like to make, but I started with Scrapper’s… Continue reading

Studio Child’s Play

I am very blessed to have a great group of neighbors, and of course in a year like this one, I am especially grateful for them! There are 10 of us total, and… Continue reading