Happy Scrappy!

  When Joy says, “let’s have drinks, and oh, I have a few fabric scraps from my sister for you,” what she really means is, “I have a huge bag of scraps and some fabric too and you damn well better buy me a cocktail for lugging this on the train from North Carolina for you!”…

Pitter Pattering Around

Today has turned into a quiet and relaxing Sunday. I started the day in the sewing room and confronted the first of six scrap baskets.    I hate letting fabric go to waste, but when the scraps overflow out of baskets, drawers and closets, it starts to stress me out. So, from time to time…

Getting Organized and a Few Tips

This post feels like it should’ve been written in the first week of January, but it’s already been a busy start to the year and here we are toward the end of the month. One of my goals over the holiday break was to get my sewing room more organized to make it easier to…

Tis the Season!

No, not that season. Cold and flu season. I think these tissue holders are so cute so I made a bunch of them this weekend. I figure they will be good to fill space at craft shows, but more importantly will be good stocking stuffers this Christmas. Plus, as an added bonus they are a…

The Joyful Quilter

I would like to think that I am a joyful quilter, but today I am talking about The Joyful Quilter, a lovely shop in Glenville, NY. Maddie and I are upstate visiting our good friends, the Grays, to celebrate Zack’s 14th birthday. As you would expect. Any time Jen and I get together there is…