I’m glad this is a practice quilt

I’ve finished the quilting and taken the quilt off the machine.  Yay!  This is a quilt to I threw together years ago as something I’d practice with once I finally got a longarm.  So that’s what it was.  Simply practice, and thank goodness that’s all it is.  I know the first quilt is not going

They’re all there!

I believe I have all the old free patterns on the site now.  If there’s one you don’t see here or on my store site, please let me know! Here’s the link to the patterns on this site And here’s the link to the second page of patterns on this site

Four more

…including all of Bruce’s doily!  I’m down to less than ten patterns to go, and I think I’m done restoring them to my site. See them on this page

Jury duty

Tomorrow I have jury duty.  I’ve done this before, but never ended up sitting on a jury. The selection process is always interesting; it’s crazy what people say under oath.  So in this way, I’m kind of looking forward to it.  However, there’s always that concern about the reason for the trial.  Last time I

Four more patterns! and two kittens

I’ve managed to get four more of the free patterns from my old site posted again.  The free tatting patterns page was getting big and slow, so I started a new page for the free patterns. You’ll find the link in the menu to the left. This is taking a while, but even slow progress

I totally was not ready for this!

Before I start on my story, let me apologize for my video skills.  It’s totally new to me and I made some newbie mistakes making these. On Monday last week Ansel had an appointment with the vet.  I got him in his carrier (he’s such a sucker for treats), and packed him outside.  I had

I found more patterns

I found more patterns that we haven’t put back on the site yet.  It may take me a little longer to get them online, but hopefully not too long.  Boy, the old site was a mess.

Just wondering

Do you ever have a hard time sitting down to do your latest projects?  I do.  I can daydream all day about when I have time to stitch next, then when I have some time, I just can’t seem to get started. It’s not that I don’t enjoy tatting and quilting, and any other project

It’s Done

Just wanted to let everyone know that all the patterns are now available (they have all been restored, the last 12 uploaded yesterday) in the free tatting patterns page, and all gallery items have been uploaded to the gallery. It’s been a lot of work, but now it’s done!