Posts in category "humor"

If Mary Tyler Moore was a quilter

I am a very emotional person. I jump up and down and shout “Yippee” when I am excited. I fling myself on my bed every so often and have a good cry. When I student taught my cooperating teacher told me that I wore my heart on my sleeve which was nicer than a drama... Read more »

Describe yourself in 3 fictional characters

I have confessed before that I enjoy social media. I like to post, read, comment and click on some links. I rarely play the games but sometimes, heck, they are fun. Currently there have been posts where you choose pictures to describe yourself in 3 fictional characters. It was interesting to me to see who... Read more »

Tongue in cheek Quilter to do lists

I write lists all the time on all kinds of pads. Many of them are to do lists and another quilter remarked that she should have her lists printed off as the same items often appeared. Eureka! A small business idea or blog post? I decided to go with a blog post about Quilter to... Read more »

Hard Truths for Quilters from Baby Animals

Squirming because it's true.
I am a fool for reading goofy things on the internet. Today I happened upon a post of Hard Truths from Baby Animals. It made me smile and even guffaw a few times. I thought that maybe we could get those cuties to help us out. I searched Public Domain baby animal pictures and chose... Read more »

Quilter Post it Notes

I love post it notes and I used them like crazy when I taught. I would put one on a stack of paper with GRADE THESE on it and I felt like I had accomplished something. As a quilter I use them but I haven’t begun to tap their potential. I was trying to imagine... Read more »

Where did the slang of my youth go? 7 phrases I miss the most.

I am not sure we ever used it seriously but it was fun to mock. Want to hear it in action? Next page!
I accept that life changes and you change as well. I have embraced grey hair. I am dealing with aches and pains. But at times, when I speak, I wonder. Where did the slang of my youth go? When I was young, I had a gas when I had fun. People went ape when they... Read more »

10 Emotional stages of making a quilt

I try to make a quilt each month. I don’t always achieve that goal but it’s what I strive for. The process of making a quilt starts with inspiration and  fabric, goes through cutting, piecing, quilting and binding. On paper that is a fairly straightforward continuum. However, I think that in addition to the physical... Read more »

Differences between Political conventions and Quilt conventions

What do you think of if I mention cavernous halls filled with noise and people from all over the country? How about if I add in rabid allegiance, hotel rooms in major cities, swag and after hour parties?  I think it’s pretty much a template for any convention but there must be ways that vary.... Read more »

6 quilt texts you should never send

We’ve all put our foot in our mouth, yes? I can cringe remembering some very embarrassing remarks I’ve made over the years. The good thing is that I said them, I didn’t write them down. Written remarks live on forever whereas memories of what you said will fade over time. For those of us who... Read more »

Quilt ecards just for fun

Design elements are the best part about quilting!
Ecards are hilarious and quilt ecards, even more so. I have made more than my fair share of them. Naturally, I am going to share them with you. Why? Why not! Here are quilt ecards just for fun. Enjoy! Sew happy! Want to see and enjoy more quilty fun? Check out my Facebook page. Like... Read more »
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