Monday, September 26, 2011

Asterisk Quilt

My quilting friends at church have been making asterisks for our group quilt. We are all thrilled with the result and want to share it with you all. You can find a tutorial for this block at Karen Griska's blog here.

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Inspiration Week

It's Inspiration Week at Victoria's and I am starting a new quilt in memory of my stepdad. David. His sunny personality and his Hawaiian shirt have are my inspiration for these pineapple blocks. He always loved anything with pineapple in it. I plan to cut up his shirt for a border..... and Mom has a matching shirt in case I need more!

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Arkansas quilters

Just heard from Mary, an Arkansas quilter. Her guild made these lovely dresses for some little folks in Joplin who were recently hit by a monstrous tornado. Lots of love is coming their way! More about their guild at

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Recommended Reading

It's Back to School time again....and I am enjoying Susan Wiggs' novel The Goodbye Quilt. Even though it is fiction, there is a lot of truth about mothers, daughters, journeys, quilting, and all that good stuff. I have been down with a virus the past week and haven't sewn a stitch, but I am having a wonderful time here under my favorite lap quilt reading about my favorite topic!!!