Mustang Grape Jelly Update

(Warning – LOTS of information, and no pictures.  No, I can’t do that.  Let’s change it to lots of information, and mostly random pictures.) Well, it’s been a few weeks since I made… Continue reading

Playing Dress-up

These are the ladies I aspired to be. I always looked forward to growing up and getting to wear hats and gloves and crystal beads and big shiny brooches, big full skirts with… Continue reading

Auditioning Stitches

I started this quilt two years ago. I saw it in McCall’s Quick Quilts magazine, June/July 2010.  It was titled “Sea Glass.” I am at the point where all the blocks are together,… Continue reading

Starch or No Starch? What’s Starch?

There are three kinds of people in the world – those who love to iron, those who hate to iron, and those who have no earthly idea what an iron is. I love… Continue reading

Summer Afternoon Walk

Well, it’s summer, it’s hot, and you might be feeling like you could use a little vacation.  I can’t get you a real one, but if a virtual vacation would tide you over,… Continue reading

Quick and Easy Display Board

If you’re like most of the Textile People I know, you have a huge variety of interests, and end up volunteering for events that educate people about them. It’s becomes easy to spend all your time on volunteering instead of actually pursuing… Continue reading

Child’s Flour Sack Dress

I got this little dress at an antique shop about 15 years ago, and I’ve always loved it for the creative use of flour sacks.  The seamstress didn’t have as much of the… Continue reading

Butterfly Quilt

Between a big mustang grape harvest, a goat with a hernia, and a brief power outage, I haven’t been getting as much quilting done as I would like.  But one of the groups… Continue reading

A Manly Textile

The men I know don’t really care about any specific textiles (except those ugly free T-shirts that they manage to collect frequently), but here is one I associate with my dad. He was stationed… Continue reading

The Unexpected

About once a week, I go to the WordPress Reader, and follow a topic I”m interested in.  A month ago, I was following “quilting”, and I saw a post titled “What do you… Continue reading