Starburst And Cat Eyes – A Strange Brew

  Star patterns in my Shop   I am still working away on the Halloween quilt.  Almost there, but not quite.  Remember couple of weeks ago I said I was going to make the knitting-inspired stars for my Halloween quilt?  Well, here they are.  I reduced three of the star quilt patterns to 5″ and made two copies of each.  I love the Aran Star too much, so that one.. Read More

Fall Is Here

  Fall Maple Leaf pattern on Etsy   For the first time in a decade and a half, I get to feel Fall again!  I got a little taste of it last weekend with torrential rain, cool temperatures, fog and a beautiful sky with scattered clouds the very next day.  Needless to say I am excited, despite this week’s high temperatures.  It is also October, which means Halloween is right.. Read More

New Recruits For Making Christmas

Collecting fabric to make a black and white quilt and a Halloween quilt I have made a point of using fabric from my stash for the blocks I make before buying new fabric.  For the last six months, I went to JoAnn only if I needed thread or small pieces of fabric of a very specific color for a very specific project.  I felt really good about it.  Last week,.. Read More

A Witch And Her Kitties

  Halloween Witch Hat pattern on Etsy   I couldn’t let my favourite holiday go by without making something special this year.  Because of the vacation, I was running super short on time and came in to the game very very late.  So it had to be something quick and fun at the same time.   I love to wear hats, and I thought a large-brimmed Halloween Witch Hat wall.. Read More