Category Archive: Craft Projects

More Play Mats

I bought two sets of these play mat panels almost a year ago at a shop hop.  I made one set for the neighbor kids, and I finally finished the other set for… Continue reading

I Saw, I Pinned, I Followed Through

I recently saw button ornaments like these on Pinterest, and I remembered there was an article saved in one of my clipping notebooks too. (It was from the Dec./Jan. 2011 MaryJanesFarm magazine.) I… Continue reading

Family Cookbook

There is a small bookshelf that lives by our back door, filled with my very favorite irreplaceable books.  (My thought is that if we ever had to evacuate with a wildfire approaching, I… Continue reading

A Little Cleverness is a Dangerous Thing, Part One

It’s been a busy year and I have hardly gotten any projects done.  When I finally had a chance to get into the sewing room, I thought it would be best to use… Continue reading

File It Away for Next Year

Due to a pre-Christmas cold, I did not get a chance to show you the gifts I made, in time for it to do you any good if you were looking for ideas. … Continue reading

The Student Inspires the Teacher

I planned to make this table runner Handwoven magazine Jan/Feb 2014 for our Cherished Neighbor Liz BUT I thought I’d better check to see if she liked it first SO I figured out… Continue reading

Values Clarification

The artistic kind, not the money or morals kind. 🙂 I was watching a Quilting Arts video from Season 2, and quilter Katie Pasquini Masopust was saying that she stores her fabrics by… Continue reading

Twenty-five Days Behind Everyone Else

In 2013, I finished 22 small quilts and weaving projects, but in 2014, I only finished 17, and 3 of those were just tiny practice pieces.  In a way that was okay, because… Continue reading

First Finish for ’15!

My daughter That Clever Chick needed a baby boy quilt for one of her friends, who is on bed rest for seven weeks.  I always wish I could consult with the recipient and… Continue reading

Digital Collage with Fabric

For weeks I have been trying to figure out how to take my own fabric swatches and digitally blend them with specific shapes, to use in art quilts.  Even though I have a… Continue reading