Archive for January 2018

Modern half square Log Cabin quilt is complete - thanks Heather Jones

When I was in Sisters, OR last July I started a modern half square Log Cabin quilt in a class with Heather Jones. It was a marvelous workshop and I was very challenged and inspired by a new way of making a quilt. I only used scissors, no rotary cutters or rulers. It was scary... Read more »

I sewed my sign for the Chicago Women's March 2018

When I was in high school and college, I never marched in any kind of protest or statement march. I guess I decided I would wait until I was in my 60’s because this was my second! This year, I sewed my sign for the Chicago Women’s March. The theme of the march was March... Read more »

The Bluest Eye book club - a book everyone should read

Today was our first book club meeting of 2018 and it was a fabulous one. We enjoyed The Bluest Eye book club finale and not just because it is a book everyone should read. We enjoyed it because of the discussion, the company of smart women and the food. Oh, yes, we had food. We... Read more »

2018 goals in writing and sewing

My 2018 goals in writing and sewing are dynamic. I have some ideas that might change as I go through the year. Here they are right now: 1. Blog – Write a post 3 or 4 times a month. I love keeping in touch with all of you! And I love posting about my sewing. 2.... Read more »
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