House on the Hill

Last year I made Duane, who loves Halloween and has a birthday in October, Vlad the Vampire mug rug from a free pattern by Grey Barn Designs. So this year I decided to make it a tradition and made him another mug rug I named "The House on the Hill." (We live on Hill St. … Continue reading House on the Hill

Cawing Pumpkin Patch

I really can't explain why, but I love it when I see a big old crow and he goes "Caw, Caw." Then he may strut around a bit and say it again; this always makes me laugh. So when I decided to make a Fall table mat, I knew it had to have some of … Continue reading Cawing Pumpkin Patch

711 Walnut St.

This is a little wall hanging I made for my mother of the house I grew up in with her and my sister. My mother is an artist; she paints, draws and is also the person who taught me how to sew.  My inspiration for this gift to her came from a watercolor/pen&ink painting she gave … Continue reading 711 Walnut St.

Mini Wall Hanging

Feeling a little overwhelmed by the Koi Fish Pond endeavor in my last post, I decided to take a break and work on a tad smaller version first. (I promise I won’t abandon you koi pond project, just wait a little while for me!!!) This is my completed (such a wonderful word) mini version:   On the … Continue reading Mini Wall Hanging

Quilted koi pond layout ideas

Trying some lay out ideas with the shapes I have cut so far. I don’t have a set measurement on the finished piece, just a general idea of the size of the space I want it to occupy as a wall hanging (about 2.5'x3.5'). I was thinking of using the white fabric background then machine … Continue reading Quilted koi pond layout ideas