Branching out

A lot has happened in the last months. I know I keep on saying that but it’s actually true. I moved and because I had to do it on the cheap, it took forever. One car load per weekend. Finally, everything was in my new place the last weekend in May and now I am still unpacking. Nowhere near having Continue reading Branching out

Sewing crisis…where is my mojo?

detail modern quilt

People, I am in a slump again. The quilt I posted about last time? I am still working on it. It hit me the other day that it won’t be appreciated because let’s face it, it is going to the teenage daughter of my ex who has no concept of the time and energy it takes to produce this.

I don’t want to sound ungrateful because it is a gift and you shouldn’t expect anything back. But I’d rather spend my time doing other things than making this quilt….and it’s showing in the quilt.  Continue reading Sewing crisis…where is my mojo?

One of the sibling quilts is done!

Jelly Roll Quilt

Do you remember my sibling quilt tops? Well, last week I got around to finishing the first top. It was my first quilt in three years and oh boy…it shows. Lots of puckering (up close) and other issues. So about half way in, I decided to make this quilt a practice piece (aka not a gift) and vowed to be more diligent with the second one. Continue reading One of the sibling quilts is done!

Diapers, diapers, diapers

Teeny Tears Diapers in the making

This semester is easily the busiest I have had. It is also my last. I will graduate in May and that means, writing my capstone, writing all the other regular class assignments, and looking for a job. Oh, and work 20 hours on campus. It’s all coming together and sometimes I really wonder if I can do it all. Continue reading Diapers, diapers, diapers