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I have a client at our office that asked me months ago about making her a t-shirt quilt. Then she ended up bringing me around 50 shirts so I had to pick 12 to use. I'm not fond of t-shirt quilts as I feel they simply take too much time for the outcome. Show More Summary


This weekend I finally had time and felt well enough to sew. I have so many pending and promised projects that I wonder if I'll ever be finished or at least caught up. Here's a baby quilt for my son-in-law to give one of his co-workers. Show More Summary

Piecing 101: Accurate Cutting

When it comes to quilt making, accurate cutting can be just as important as accurate sewing.  Especially when there are a million tiny little pieces! The first thing you will want to do even before cutting is to press & straighten your fabric.  This just sets the foundation for better overall success. (photo courtesy of […]

This old heart

2 months agoArts / Fiber Art : Spirit Cloth

Here is Old Nine. Hanging by a thread. A cloth that reminds me how much I like nine and that I could spend the rest of my life expressing that. It reminds me also, how long I have been doing...


Wasn't feeling well yesterday after the doctor and decided to take a nap. Woke up to find her sharing the pillow. I have some quilts in the works so hopefully the pictures will be here soon. Have to scrub the house this weekend but then it's back to sewing.


Well last week was Azeroth's (AKA little dog) first birthday. Since he eats everything in sight he received a elk horn and a rubber bone for a gift. We'll see how long those last. Love that little dog but he is still crazy. Here are his pictures, then and now.


I can't believe I've been gone from here for a month. Right after finishing the bedroom I had so many plans and quilts I wanted to get finished. However, the devil had other plans. I got the flu July 5 and it really threw me for a loop health wise. Show More Summary

Garden in July

2 months agoArts / Fiber Art : Spirit Cloth

Even with a rough and late start. Even with the lack of big rain. Even with the lack of tending due to the broken toe. There is food. What I planted is sort of mingled with what grew on its...

Practicing touch

2 months agoArts / Fiber Art : Spirit Cloth

It took 7 months but I think we are there. Feral no more. alternative video link if you see no player Right after this he let me pick him up.

The Woven Work of Stanley Bulbach

Illustration: Stanley Bulbach. 'Agate Stream'. It is always interesting to see how different creative individuals approach their work and their medium, but it is often just as interesting to see where these individuals originated, where they gained their core influences, and what sent them along their unique creative path. Show More Summary

Wonder Clips vs. Binding Clips

This may be blasphemous to say in the quilting world…  and I’m certain I am in the crazy minority…  but I am not a big fan of the Wonder Clips.  They are all the rage right now. Let me explain myself and you can judge me if you like.  See how the red half of […]

Looking Closer at Weave

2 months agoArts / Fiber Art : Spirit Cloth

Considering Weave has begun to be like pulling an old self out of the closet. I yell Wake Up, Wake up! My current self has had a lot of practice ignoring wake-up calls. Note to self. As an older person,...

The Seasoned Stray

2 months agoArts / Fiber Art : Spirit Cloth

I need to take a little break from all this. Things to do. But this morning I worked on the summer cat. He has been around. In the scrap basket for a while. Even in summer he remembers and considers...

Straying together

2 months agoArts / Fiber Art : Spirit Cloth

CATchwork friends. Imagine them singing. Substitute the word stray for stay. And consider a bit of swaying. alternative link


2 months agoArts / Fiber Art : Spirit Cloth

I don't have too much to say today. It's a nice day. I am thinking a lot about depth. And character. And why some things seem to lack that. And how much that has to do with story. When story...

Rescue me

2 months agoArts / Fiber Art : Spirit Cloth

Blue and Homeless in the shop.

Rainy Day rescue

2 months agoArts / Fiber Art : Spirit Cloth

So this little game is sort of like a rescue. They are in there. In the scrap pile. I can see them. You can't see them. But I know they are there. A scrap of self can be like that....

89% Humidity

3 months agoArts / Fiber Art : Spirit Cloth

Imagine water woven into everything. As a woman, this kind of weather could make me say things I don't mean.

Stray cats

3 months agoArts / Fiber Art : Spirit Cloth

Except for Considering Weave, I have fallen into playing. Actually there are a zillion stray cats here. Mended. Rescued, in a way, with a thread and needle from scraps of self, during a long hard winter by the light of...

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