Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #79: A Window with a View

I love to go with my husband on his business trips, because his destinations are not your usual tourist spots, and we never know what we are going to find. In March of… Continue reading

ScrapHappy Day, January 2020

I have not participated in the monthly ScrapHappy Day since August of 2019!  I would like to say that instead of using scraps, I have been making lots of things with brand new… Continue reading

Wrapping up 2019

Looking back at my resolutions from last year, I accomplished about half.  I am happy with that. Big Projects I finished repairing our friend Chuck’s quilt, not much more than a year after… Continue reading

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #76 — On Display

For this week’s Lens-Artists theme of “On Display,” I am hearkening back to our trip to Düsseldorf, Germany, last year. I don’t get much opportunity to walk around shopping areas at night, so… Continue reading

Company Manners

At this time of year, when many of us are preparing for holiday get-togethers, we can fall into worry more than anticipation.  We want everything to be perfect. But in reality, aren’t some… Continue reading

TextileTopia, Part Two

In my last post, I introduced you to the perfect textile study destination, as I imagine it.  I hope you join us for Part Two. Good morning!  I hope your room was to… Continue reading

TextileTopia

Let’s say I had enough money to buy one of those abandoned malls, and even more money to fix it up the way I wanted.  What would I do with it?  Why, turn… Continue reading

Banjara Textile Scraps

This year at the International Quilt Festival, I bought these fabulous scraps.  They were labeled “Banjara textiles from Afghanistan.”     I had never heard of Banjara textiles before, so of course I… Continue reading

International Quilt Festival 2019

This year I was again able to go to the International Quilt Festival (IQF) here in Houston, and again, I had only three hours to be at the show. My husband drove me… Continue reading

The Endeavourers Reveal Day 8 – Dreams

Last year, at a big church garage sale, I saw a packet of lace-making bobbins for a ridiculously low price, but I told myself, “No!  You can not take up one more craft!!”… Continue reading