First, apologies for being late today – I thought I was being “fancy” and scheduled my post for the morning, but I must have done something wrong… 🙁 (so much for my blogging skills!), so here we go now: Hello everyone! What better to get me back to my (always?) neglected blog, than fabulous Blog… Read More Winter Inspirations – Blithe Fabrics Blog Tour
Hello friends, well – TODAY IS THE DAY!! I am so over-the-moon excited and incredibly honored to have my first quilt pattern, Sweet April, published in McCall’s Quilting magazine !!! It truly is a dream come true when it comes to my quilting, doodling, teaching and pattern designing! I am just so, so excited and… Read More My quilt, SWEET APRIL in McCall’s Quilting – sooo excited!!!
Hello my friends, I am emerging from lots of sewing, most of which I can’t share yet… I know! A bit frustrating, but also very exciting – I simply CAN’T WAIT for the end of the year when both, McCall’s Quilting and Quiltmaker Jan/Feb issues are likely to come out – with my quilts in… Read More Gearing for fall…
Quick update with giveaway winners! (Scroll to the end of post to see if you won? 🙂 ) Good Tuesday morning everyone! It is a beautiful one here in western NY – sunny but still quite crisp, lots of birdsong, new blooms and young leaf buds in trees… One can’t help but smile and breathe… Read More It’s Essential2Dare – my turn on Minis Blog Tour by Pat Bravo and AGF(oh and a tiny giveaway too! 🙂 )
… when it comes to my quilting life. Been drowning a bit in all life stuff and my creative/fabric life was on hold… but hey, we all have that and c’est la vie, as French say. Also, Spring is really late here in western NY – my garden is finally started to smile back at… Read More Coming up for air…
Hi everyone, It’s Friday – HOORAYYY !!! There will be some sewing tonight…(yes, i am actually writing this quickly while having a coffee break at work!) …and that reminded me to post a bit of an update about my favorite – sewing for our precious little Miss Sunshine – Juliana. It would take me a… Read More Sewing in Grandmaville
Hi everyone, can you say playful, imaginative, whimsical and just plain – gorgeous? MEET WONDERLAND!! Yeah – this is new, gorgeous fabric collection by extraordinary talented Katarina Roccella, for Art Gallery Fabric. Colors are dreamy, designs are so fresh and whimsical and attention to detail and subtle touches of sparkle are just so, so beautiful!!… Read More Wonderland Blog Tour – almost finished!
Hi everyone, I am back from a sort of a sabbatical, if I may call it so.Our daughter’s wedding was at the end of August, on wonderful Topsail Island, NC, where they live. Oooh it will take many words to describe the beauty of it all and all my emotions, but right now, I feel… Read More Love and stitches – the story of the wedding dress
Hi everyone, not sure about you, but here in western NY we waited for the summer for a while and after that long and cold winter – enjoying every day of summer is a must!We got to do that in a big way by visiting our daughter and her fiancee at their home in Surf… Read More Oh Summertime….
Hi everyone, April showers did bring May flowers! I hope you are well and surrounded by love and beauty this May. Our garden is finally awake and it just makes me smile every time I look at it! Color is such an amazing thing, isn’t it? I really really love it! I only wish I have… Read More Sewing in Grandmaville – twirly skirts, head bands and bows…