There is a bulletin board on the door of my sewing room and it’s a mess of photos and memorabilia. At the top is this little card. It’s from the Mexican game of Loteria, which is a bit like a visual bingo game in Spanish. Each card has an image, a number and a word. This Loteria card was a momento of my brother and his wife’s wedding. The cards were
January is Make YOURSELF a Quilt Month – I have spoken and therefore it shall be… What’s the deal, you ask? The holidays are over – as I mentioned in the last post – and it’s time to move on. As creative people we are often compelled to make quilts for people as gifts – in fact, many of us make ALL of our quilts as gifts. This can be
December has come and gone – thankfully! And boy am I tired! First, it was my birthday. And I received 7, 328 gifts with mustaches on them – so I have that going for me! Then it was Christmas, and I had to do 10, 447 things including: Shop with my kid. Make crafty things for a sale. Roll 5, 395 felt flowers for wreath… after wreath… after wreath… after
Happy Movember, all! (formerly called November) Of course, it’s my favorite month of the year because, as you all know, I LOVE A MUSTACHE! You’ll recall ALL of my earlier mustache-obsessed blogs: Here and here and here. (P.S. there are many links in this blog and if you click on all of them you get a lot of brownie points!) Movember is the month that raises awareness and money for men’s
Let me introduce you to our cat Scott Hastings, who passed away last month. Now, don’t be swayed by the photos – he was not exactly a little cutie! He was a remarkable guy who blew through his nine lives in about two years and lived the next 16 years on borrowed time. He almost died from a million things including being shot by a BB gun many times, broken
If you haven’t gotten down to the Museum of the San Ramon Valley in Danville to see the Quintessential Quilts – a Floral Fantasy show, you still have ten days to hustle down there. I’ve worked with the museum volunteers to create a really beautiful collection of quilts which showcase flowers. We were able to gather quilts with flower appliques, flower fabrics, painted flowers, embroidered, embellished and everything in between!