In my last post I was busy learning how to free motion quilt and began practicing on a sandwich made for just this purpose, practice. I wrote about all of this ‘here‘ so I won’t go into all of that again. But now you have to see the finished product! And it’s only fair to… Continue reading The Finished Quilted Pillow
“What’s all the stitching in the background?” I typed to the artist, quilter and stitcher, Sue Spargo while taking her terrific class, Embroidering Texture and Dimension By Hand, on Craftsy. I didn’t know the world I was about to be transported to with that simple question. More ‘here‘ on Sue’s class. A quick back track, seriously,… Continue reading Adventures in Free Motion Quilting
When we began homeschooling (more on that here, here and here), one of the things Emma told us she wanted to do was take pottery classes. I found a pottery studio with a wonderful teacher who, upon seeing my obvious interest, suggested I join my daughter in learning. We began with pinch pots and working with… Continue reading For the Love of Pottery
Remember those “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie” books? This is my version of that… If you show a girl a quilt, she’s going to wonder how it’s made. When she wonders how it’s made, she’s going to take a Block of the Month class to see how it’s done. Once she’s signed up for the class, she’s… Continue reading Quilts!
Last May we pulled our daughter, Emma from school and began homeschooling or non-schooling or… I’ve written more about all of this on the other blog, the one I share with my daughter: Emma’s Hope Book. One of the many benefits of homeschooling, aside from the huge relief and plummeting stress level, is that we… Continue reading Homeschooling, Crafts, Design and the Joy of Learning
Ariane Zurcher Jewelry ~ Juno Collection: 18 Kt Brushed Gold Earrings With Removable 18 Kt Brushed Gold Ball and Chain On my other blog ~ Emma’s Hope Book ~ where I write about the ever evolving process of being a parent and human being and how my daughter’s autistic neurology has made me rethink everything… Continue reading The Process of Creating