Birthday Weekend

My daughter and I made a weekend of celebrating my birthday this past weekend. Saturday we went to Michigan City and walked the beach of Lake Michigan at Washington Park Beach. Becca said the company she works for is currently working on designs to update the park. Here are some of the pictures from the […]

A spring garden of quilts 2018

Quilt Show in Valparaiso, Indiana 2018

I attended a local quilt show Saturday April 7, 2018 in Valparaiso, Indiana. It was hosted by members of String-A-Long Quilt Guild, they meet in Chesterton, Indiana. The theme was “A spring garden of quilts”. I took pictures of some of the quilts, not all but maybe half of them. There were numerous vendors: quilt […]

Keepsake Quilting $5 yard sale

Keepsake Quilting $5 yard sale

$5 Fabric Yard Sale at Keepsake Quilting! While Supplies Last! While supplies last, Keepsake Quilting has marked down more than 100 top-quality quilting fabrics to under $5 per yard. But hurry, with prices this low, they will go fast! Minimum purchase is one yard. Quantities are limited. #Affiliate – I do receive a small commission […]

Pieced Backing

I am making a baby quilt for a friend from some fabric I have had since before I moved to California a few years ago. I just knew it would come in handy someday. Dick and Jane fabric panel and coordinating fabrics from Michael Miller. It is cute and bright and perfect for a baby. […]

Why do I need my backing and batting larger than quilt top?

In this first of a series of blog posts I would like to address some questions that I’ve heard people ask about long arm quilting. One of the big things that people always hear from the longarm quilter – I must have the backing 3 to 4 inches bigger than the quilt top on all […]

Drivers license in Indiana

I am finally getting around to getting an Indiana drivers license. It can be a real pain moving and then getting all of your papers in order, changing car and home insurance providers, health insurance, licenses etc not to mention the trouble getting new Doctors and pain management Doctors. I propose we don’t move to […]

Quilters Cache

Quilters Cache

If you are ever wanting to find a quilt block or stumped on what to do next check out Quilters Cache. Marcia has free quilt block patterns, some are her original patterns. There are easy and complex blocks and she has a system to tell you how complicated they are. She also has pages to […]

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