ISO: 29-year friendship

Last Saturday, a friend of mine passed away.  She was 42.  We became friends when we were 13.  I still haven’t been able to fully comprehend. We double-dated to Homecoming, Courtwarming, Prom.  I went to Worlds of Fun her inaugural weekend of being a dancing panda.  We rode together in her red escort.  Windows down, musicContinue reading “ISO: 29-year friendship”

Kitten on a Quilt Quilt

This is one of the Fat Quarter Shop snapshots patterns. I doubled the size to make a quilt big enough to donate to Project Linus. I love the pattern – time-consuming but straight-forward. And the Heather Bailey fabrics are just happiness. I did a stipple free-motion quilt pattern – still one I need to workContinue reading “Kitten on a Quilt Quilt”

A trip to the museum… and then the fabric store.

 A couple Saturdays ago my husband and I went to the Nelson Atkins museum here in Kansas City.  I had read about this little exhibit: The exhibition, in Gallery P6, displays Italian, French and Spanish textiles influenced by this Middle Eastern trade and aesthetic tradition, spanning the 15th-17th centuries. Woven of sumptuous silk and exhibiting variedContinue reading “A trip to the museum… and then the fabric store.”