Whether you are a teacher of quilting, sewing, or educating the youth of tomorrow, you are valued. Today culminates the end of Teacher Appreciation Week.  As a 40 year veteran as an elementary classroom teacher in our public school system, I celebrate with my fellow teachers.  Though I retired thisContinue Reading

As I sat and watched the US football (soccer) game in the Olympics, I was reminded of the passion in the eyes of the players, the coaches, and the fans.  The love of the sport goes far beyond the point in the goal.  As a “soccer Mom” of 3 boysContinue Reading

Looking for a New Idea for Designing Baby Quilts?
Designing your next new idea for baby quilts can be the hardest part of the process of making a special newborn baby gift or maybe a baby shower gift for that special mother-to-be. However, where do those original designs, color patterns, or unique heirloom quality unique handmade baby quilts emerge?
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Ready, set, go… It is not a race when I set out to design a new baby quilt.
Before I decide how I want my next baby quilt to look, I pull out the quilt books on my shelves, the magazines that I have sitting just waiting for me to leaf through their pages, and check out some of my patterns that I have saved either in boxes or on the computer files.
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