Pins and needles…

No, not the kind we are used to talking about here. It has been a tough few weeks, but mostly for my stepdad and mom. I will spare you the details but he has a fancy, new upgraded pacemaker out in a month or so ago and all sorts if complications surfaced. An infection, the…

For the Family

Rob’s patents are in Finland for the summer and we miss them after only a couple of weeks. We also miss his relatives who live there – some of whom I have met and some who I know via family photos and Facebook friendships. Before they left we stitched up a batch of personalized tea…

A Pat on the Back

Please pardon the shameless self promotion but I am so excited. I opened my etsy store just under a year ago on July 13. I originally set a goal of 26 sales in the first year, one every two weeks. It was going pretty week and 26 sales came and went, so I doubled the…

Another set of quilts for twins

I have said in the past how much I enjoy doing quilts for twins. I met a nice lady at the Westwood arts and antiques fair in early June. Her friend’s daughter had just given birth to twins and she wanted a special gift. I showed her some photos of other quilts I had made…

Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall

A customer wrote a couple of weeks ago looking for a special birthday gift for his mom. He had the great idea of doing four seasonal pillows, one for each season, and requested they be done in my string pillow design. I love how they turned out! He gave me a little background about his…