Bits And Pieces

    With the approach of October, one of my favourite months, I find myself in the flightiest of moods.   Sitting with anything for long is a chore and the thought of finishing anything seems an impossible task.  My otherwise tidy desk is now a mirror image of my brain.  This is true except for one thing- books!  A book is the only thing that can still pin me down.. Read More

Scrappy Pillow Tutorial

Last week I showed this pillow very briefly and I mentioned sharing more about it this week.  It was a very last-minute project, so time was of the essence  Aside from the time it took me to do the hand quilting, it took me almost no time to put this pillow together.   I know you have plenty of scraps lying around and I hope to inspire you to make one.. Read More

Black Cat Crossing – Charlie’s Adventure

    This is  Charlie.  Contrary to everyone’s belief, he has a sweet tooth that would rival anyone.  He would do anything to get a lick of ice-cream, watermelon, sweetened cream, or anything else sweet you can think of.   One day he learned that on All Hallows Eve,  if he puts on a wizard’s hat and a bow tie and sits very very quietly amongst the Jack-O-Lanterns, magic leaves.. Read More

Jack-O-Lantern Or Is It A Cat-O-Lantern?

  Cat-O-Lantern & Jack-O-Lantern patterns on Etsy   Every year for Halloween, we get two pumpkins for each one of us to carve.  I made two pumpkins for the Halloween quilt as well.  Just like I wouldn’t carve two pumpkins the same way, I didn’t want the blocks to be repeated either.  So I made a Jack-O-Lantern block …       Cat-O-Lantern & Jack-O-Lantern patterns on Etsy   …and.. Read More