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My featherweight collection got quite the work out the last two weeks. I hosted Kids Sewing Camp here at the house and each student had loads of fun using one of my five featherweights. When I first mentioned that I... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at The Little Red Hen
I've been doing a little more client quilting. I quilted this one in bubbles and swirls for Jemillia. She sent a wool batting for this one. Look how puffy and soft it is. I love the movement in this improv... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
We had a short family get away last week for the fourth. M has an internship this summer over on the west coast of the state and we had been too busy to visit him until the holiday weekend. It... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
Remember when I said I went to summer camp and did some knitting and hexie stitching? Well, according Ravelry, I finished this sock exactly two years after starting it! Adele and I made another pair of these back in 2010.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
Here's another client quilt I haven't had a chance to show you yet. This one has an all over pattern of flowers and swirls in the center section. There are borders of loops and feathers. It was a fun one... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
Miss P and I were away last week at summer camp. This was our third year attending Blue Lake Family Suzuki Camp. P has liked it so much in the past that this year we signed up for two sessions.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
You guys know I love to quilt, right? I am now having loads of fun quilting other peoples quilts on my longarm! This is a client quilt for Stacie. She used Carolyn Friedlander's Botanics fabrics to make this Marcelle Medallion.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
We had a "home school" day and took Miss P on a field trip to the U of M Arboretum to see the peonies today. The Nichols Arboretum Peony Garden is the largest public collection of historic (pre-1950) herbaceous peony... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
After a long weekend of sunshine and outdoor play - resulting in a bit of sunburn, we decided that Miss P needed a new sun hat. She shopped the fabrics in my sewing room and picked a pretty floral print... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
Do you remember the Science Fair quilt I shared last month? Well, I have gotten it quilted and bound. I used an all over flower design with a few swirls thrown in. I think that's just the right kind of... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
I just had a whirlwind weekend at Quilt Market, a semi annual trade show that isn't open to the public. I love getting to see friends I've met via the internet in person. I made new connections and also met... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
I'm so happy to be caught up and finished with my big project. I'll share more about that with you later. The combination of the "big project", the worst winter ever in southeast Michigan, and family stress over various things... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
Hello again. I'm just letting you guys know, in case any of you might be looking for a house in the DC area. B's mom's house just went on the market this week. It is located in the W.T. Woodson... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
Look, last week my copy of Gwen Marston's new book, Minimal Quiltmaking , arrived in the mail. It's a good one - and I'm not saying that just because two of my quilts are in here. The book is written... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
Hop on over Sara Lawson's Sew Sweetness blog and read my pattern review of Jaybird's Science Fair. I love the quilt. It has now been quilted but is waiting for binding. I'll do a follow up post here when it... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
I don't know about you, but I am ready for warm weather, sunshine, and time spent outside! A few of us over on Instagram have been sharing some of our vintage sewing machines. I posted a photo of this beauty,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
So many good things to share today. It seems we have survived the longest winter and there is hope for spring. I've continued to take photos of these chairs all winter and have them collected in a set for easy... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
Hello, hello, is anybody still out there? This has been one heck of a winter. We still have about two feet of snow on the ground but at least we have sunshine and blue skies today. I recently treated myself... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
I joined another online quilt bee this year. I really look forward to getting to know some of these great ladies and fabulous quilters a little better this year. This weekend I spend some time playing in the scrap bin... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
I know many quilters were inspired by the "Infinite Variety:Three Centuries of Red and White Quilts" show sponsored by the American Folk Art Museum in 2011. I certainly was. I made a high energy red and white quilt last year... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
The latest issue of Fat Quarterly is available today! Go get yours, it has lots of great scrappy projects in it, including this one of mine! I am SO glad I can finally share it with you! I worked on... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
It's official, southeast Michigan has had the snowiest January on record. Crazy. We've had our share of snow, cold, wind, and snow drifts. B has been enjoying the snow for skiing. He even got Miss P her own ski gear... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2014 at The Little Red Hen
I just heard from Gwen Marston that her lecture from the Dennos Museum exhibit opening ceremony is online. Pour a cup of tea and enjoy the lecture. Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2014 at The Little Red Hen