My Studio

This weekend marks 1 year since we signed the contract on our town home and nailed down exactly where in Atlanta we were re-relocating to (we originally lived in Atlanta, then moved to Ohio in 2011 and now we're back).  I've always planned to share my studio but I've been putting it off until it …

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Go Gold for Kids with Cancer

September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and the gold ribbon is used to represent & honor those children who are fighting for their lives, as well as to help raise awareness about the lack of funding childhood cancer receives, especially in comparison to other cancers.  The federal budget for the National Cancer Institute is …

WIP Wednesday

I presented a program on improv quilting last week at the Greater Atlanta Modern Quilt Guild.  To prepare, I read & reread every book I have on improv as well as looking at several blog posts, Pinterest ideas and Instagram pics for inspiration.  I hadn't even started putting together my presentation before I found myself …

Sew Much Fun

I can't stop quilting right now.  Seriously.  I learned to sew on my granny's knee as a young girl and again in high school from my high school home ec teacher.  After high school, I didn't have access to a sewing machine and only occasionally found myself wishing I did.  That is, until the fall …

FO Friday

I had some delusion I would post this earlier in the day but my knitting group meets on Friday mornings and then goes out to lunch. On top of that, I usually get my nails done every-other Friday and today was the day.  And on the very tippy top of that, I'm a huge basketball …

WIP Wednesday

In the last week I finally got motivated to sludge through the last of the 1x1 ribbing on my Wispy Cardigan.  3" has never taken so long!  Now I'm back to mindless stockinette, which I don't mind at all.  Not even an afternoon into it and I'd already completed 1/3 of the body.  This should …