February 3, 2014

The First of the ‘Sweet Nothing’ Gifts

About two weeks ago, my dear son asked if we could do a gift exchange once a month. He advised the gift would have to be […]
January 22, 2014

The thread snips bucket…

I have a small tin bucket which sits beside my sewing machine to collect thread snips. I know a lot of people who sew use a […]
January 16, 2014

Loving linen…

Up until recently, I sought only quality, quilting cottons to create with. Then I discovered Essex Linen and Essex Yarn Dyed Linen. Instant love. Love the […]
January 9, 2014

To ‘leave an opening’ or not?

In my experience, if you are creating a bag, sleeve, case or pouch the pattern generally requires you to ‘leave an opening’ for turning the wrong […]
January 2, 2014

A brand new year…

Happy, happy, happy new year! If you are reading this, then it is friends and fans like you who made my 2013 so very awesome. From […]
December 21, 2013

The winner of the Christmas Gift Set is…

…Amy Jensen who wrote: “I like to use it to tape my light switches so my kids don’t use them after a flood. (Or is that […]
December 18, 2013

‘Work In Progress’ Wednesday and a Give-A-Way! #wip

Yes, it is! It’s the beginning of a quilt. Not much to see right now but hoping it will all be put together in the next […]
December 11, 2013

‘Work In Progress’ Wednesday #wip

As a result of lots and lots of time spent waiting in hockey arenas and super duper too-cold-to-go-anywhere nights, my collection of hexagons is growing!!! To […]
November 28, 2013

With just one yard…

Some measure exact amounts of fabric needed for a project. Others guess or purchase ‘close to’ what they need. Or, if you are like me, you […]
November 13, 2013

The Fabric Stash

I’ve been good. I haven’t purchased any fabric in over a month. I have no idea where this achievement would rank on a Self Help Step […]
November 7, 2013

The Winner of the Starter Quilt Kit is…

Congrats Pattie Brynn Hultquist who said: “Just beginning in quilting, I’d LOVE to make myself a lap (literally…LAP) quilt for when I do my drop spindle […]
November 3, 2013

Time for a Give-A-Way

I have been posting progress pics of my quilts on my Gabry Road Facebook Fan Page and after viewing some of the comments left on the […]