After I finished up my last quilt, I had a giant pile of leftover coordinated scraps from mitered borders and extra blocks. I stared at this pile of fabric for a while and couldn’t come up with a solution, so I shoved it onto a corner of my cutting table and left it there. I'm … Continue reading Scrap Strategies
This summer, I got together with my quilt buddies to make scrap fabric blocks. The blocks are wonderful. No rules, no measuring, no guidelines and no restrictions, just creative fabric play. We also thought we’d get rid of some of our scraps which somehow accumulate exponentially over the years. I can never throw away fabric … Continue reading Scrap Stashes – Ziploc Girl or Tote from Hell?
Yesterday, I sat at the computer all morning, ready to write. I have a time line here. It’s summer vacation, and it ends in six weeks. I need to write . . . NOW! I have goals! My muses don’t seem to be getting my sense of urgency as they failed to bless me with … Continue reading The Muses Must Play