How to make Napkins!

How to make Napkins!

Here is a simple method of making napkins!  Hope you get a chance to try it! (Check out my previous post to see the matching Table Runner I am working on!) First. cut out 16″ squares from the fabric. That is an average size; some people prefer larger napkins, so...

I Dream of Florida!

Old Man Winter doesn’t seem to want to let up anytime soon!  I am disgusted with the snow and the bitter cold…however, there are a couple things that help me forget about the Illinois cold… One is to remember our wonderful trip to Florida back in...
Irish Shamrock Block

Irish Shamrock Block

The Scrappy Shamrock block is very easy to make using one beige 3-1/2″ square (background square behind the green stem), twelve green 2″ squares,  and nine beige 1-1/2″ squares for ‘snowballing’ the green squares! You will learn how to...

Scrappy Runaway Thread Quilt…

Here’s another project I made using the Scrap Therapy Method. This quilt was made using one of Joan Ford’s patterns in her book (see one of my posts from 2/13/15)… It’s a great way to use up 5″, 3 1/2″ and 2 1/2″ squares from...

My Sewing Friend & How She Inspires Me!

Take a look at this beautiful quilted jacket…a piece of art! It was made by my dear friend of many, many years, Jeanette Bussard, who has created so many works of art in clothing and quilts which have truly been an inspiration to me! She has been my teacher,...