A year ago, a friend from high school, contacted me about making a quilt. Her husband had a box of suits that belonged to his grandfather, and storage space was tight. I think we can all relate. We all have those items that are sentimental and you don’t want to get rid of them, but hate that they just sit in a box on the shelf in the closet. But I told her that I thought a quilt would be perfect! So she shipped me a box from California and I started doing the math. I also confirmed that her husband would not hunt me down and murder me in my sleep for cutting up his grandfather’s suits. Like, if you don’t want to throw away sentimental items, the next worst thing could be cutting them up into small pieces if someone doesn’t want you to. Always get consent. Continue reading “A Long Year Coming – Two Memory Quilts”
Okay, so it looks like I might have abandoned you. But in my defense…
No, I have no defense. Continue reading “A case for abandonment”
Things have been busy around here. In the past couple of months I’ve finished my first t-shirt quilt (pictures to come in a future post, I promise), made a baby quilt for my best friend Kelly in Texas and her beautiful new baby boy JT, and caught a giant Pacific Sail Fish off the coast of Costa Rica a couple of weeks ago. Like I said, productivity. Continue reading “Quilt Label Application”
Oh wow. I’m here. I’m alive.
Getting an email that someone commented on my last post (from JUNE!) reminded me that, oh yeah, I have a blog. Continue reading “Contrary To Popular Belief, I Am Alive.”
Blueberry season is winding down and life as I formerly knew it is beginning to resume. Which of course means cleaning again, because I’ve been neglecting pretty much everything other than making sure I have clean clothes for the next day. But it also means long hours equals a little extra spending cash and I’ve been working on home decorating! Continue reading “The sweetness of honey”
The first cuts have been made.
I just realized how long it’s been since the last post. Even though I have yet to make a single cut, I promise I’ve been productive. Continue reading “The Long Awaited: Part One – The Reveal”