Monthly Archives: December 2010

Are you making a New Years resolution?

We have great intentions, but how many do we really keep? I think I’ll go for the small things like trying to organize closets and my sewing room a bit more and finish a few UFOs finished- well maybe! It … Continue reading

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And the stockings were hung by the chimney with care….

……..just in time for Christmas! It was close, but they’re done! And I must say well worth the time. We now have personalized stockings that should last a lifetime of Christmases . I’ve even saved the extra fabric and patterns … Continue reading

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Do you see what I see?

Do you tend to notice, as I do, all of the quilty designs in Christmas? This is one of my favorite decorations.  Two of my favorite things in one-Santa and quilts! One of the customers in the store the other … Continue reading

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Quilts in Afghanistan!

Our quilts made it safe and sound and here are a few of  Task Force Red Bulls with their quilts! We hope these keep you all warm and safe and thank you for serving to protect our freedom that we … Continue reading

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Hand or machine quilting?

      I grew up learning to sew and quilt from my mom and grandmother. My grandmother actually went to sewing school in northeast Iowa, before getting married to my grandfather. Her handwork was amazing, as was what I … Continue reading

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Making the best of a snowstorm……………….

As you may know, the Midwest got hit with some snow and a lots of wind this weekend.  I kind of appreciated the unexpected time to work on my Christmas stockings and catch up with decorating the house for Christmas! … Continue reading

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A good feeling!

What a good feeling to hear that most of the quilts have already made it to Afghanistan! We were wondering how long it might take them to get there. They were not only surprised that they were actual sizeable quilts, but … Continue reading

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Christmas stockings

Since the first stocking worked, I went home last night, eager to get started again. I went straight to my sewing room and got a few stocking fronts pieced as you can see above!  Thanks goodness for an understanding husband … Continue reading

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Do you have a christmas project you would like to share?

Christmas stockings have always been a tradition at our house.  My son and daughter would be up before dawn Christmas morning to see what was in their stockings! To this day,my son, who is 32 by the way, still has … Continue reading

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Window shopping

How cute is this?!  While her momma shops at the Love of Quilting shop here in Winterset, Iowa, Karina would rather ‘window shop’ … literally!

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