A Day By The Ocean

  I took a break last week to catch my breath a little, and it was quite nice to be able to do that.  During that time I worked on a few hand sewing finishes.  The Summer Sailboat was amongst them.  I wanted to add to the paper pieced block with hand quilting.  Large fluffy clouds are always a favourite of mine and my husband.  I started there and added.. Read More

Striped Tabby Cat And Acrylic Painting

Thank you so much for visiting me last week and for your lovely comments on my paper piecing.  I have been working on a few different quilting projects simultaneously.  Sometimes I start on one and then get carried away by something else.  I am sure you know the feeling.  I drafted this striped tabby cat quilt pattern months ago.  I was really hoping to finish quilting the mini before showing.. Read More

The Halloween Tree – Quilt Pattern

The Halloween Tree quilt pattern is available on Craftsy and Etsy This quilt pattern is inspired by the book I recently read – The Halloween Tree written by Ray Bradbury.  It is small book full of wonder, adventure, friendship and love wrapped in the history behind the idea of Halloween.       The four faces can be paper pieced in like I did here, or can be left out as well… Read More