Why Is Perfection So Elusive?

Why Is Perfection So Elusive?

I love perfection, but find it so rarely. I want my house to be perfectly clean, I want my kids to have straight A’s, I want my kids to behave perfectly and never get into trouble, I want to look in the mirror and see a skinny, 40-something, I want no flaws in...
I’ve Been Bitten by the Quilting Bug

I’ve Been Bitten by the Quilting Bug

I have had the opportunity to work for a wonderful fabric company, Contemporary Cloth.  It is filled with beautiful quilting, home dec, and vintage fabrics.  I love seeing the color combinations of fabrics selected by quilters.  They have an amazing eye...
Yarn Arrived for Highlander!

Yarn Arrived for Highlander!

A bundle of yarn finally arrived for me at my local yarn store. I am so excited to try a handpaint yarn for a sweater. This is a bit “out of the box” for me…one who normally prefers solid colors. Highlander is a fantastic pattern from Anne Hanson of...
Mother Daughter Sewing

Mother Daughter Sewing

Annie and I are doing some sewing for an auction. Our friend is putting together a mother/daughter basket. This is the first installment: mother/daughter capri sun tote bags. Stay tuned for...