ScrapHappy Day, July 2019

This month I made a lap quilt from the Bottomless Bin of Red Scraps (this one is the third, I think.  Maybe the fourth.  And the bin is still pretty full). I have… Continue reading

Quilt Consultation Results

Back in March, I shared a little quilt consultation album I had sent to a friend, to help her choose what she and her husband would want for a baby quilt. The album… Continue reading

Scraps from the Past

The wonderful Paula B kindly sent me a package with two scrap collections, one from the late 1800s and one from the 1930s.  There are at least 200 different fabrics represented! Most of… Continue reading

Quite Possibly, the World’s Bulkiest Quilt

I started this string quilt three years ago!  At the time, I asked for setting options, and most people liked the idea of narrow sashing around the string blocks. I thought that would… Continue reading

There’s Still a Place in the World for a Textile Writer

Last week I read a funny article, “Send a Baby to Mars!”  Kelsey Piper wrote in Vox about petitions generated by Artificial Intelligence (AI), based on the language of actual petitions submitted to… Continue reading

Endeavourers Reveal Day 6 – Raindrops

It is time for the reveal day of the online group The Endeavourers.  This time our theme was “Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head.” I love rainy days because I can stay inside… Continue reading

Happy Earth Day!

I picked up these wooden garden markers a few weeks ago, and grouped them into an old enamel basin.  They remind me to get to work in the garden! Also, I think they… Continue reading

Guest Post: A Weaver Shares Her Path

Back in September of 2018, I got an email from a woman in Tennessee, Carol Devenski, who was fairly new to weaving.  She had seen a weaving swatch that she liked on my… Continue reading

Scraps to the Organizing Rescue!

[updated at the bottom of the post, with a few new ScrapHappy members that I should have added earlier today] My entry for this month’s ScrapHappy Day is not a major project, but… Continue reading

A Quilt Consultation Book

One of our friends is expecting a baby, so of course I would like to make her a quilt!  I want it to reflect her taste, not mine, though, so I prepared a… Continue reading