pastiche - n. [Fr] Artistic composition made up of bits from various sources.
September is . . .School is in session. Maybe it is time to learn a new quilt making skill!Patriots Day, September 11 in the U.S. A reminder that freedom is not to be taken for granted.Autumnal Equinox. Fall official begins!Days shorten and begin to…Continue
August . . .Outside temperatures are warmer.County and State Fairs provide an opportunity to show our quilts.Preparation begins for the return of the school year.Vacation? Stay-cation?What quilting goals do you have for this month?Continue
JuneGraduations, Weddings, Flag Day, Father's DayThe early days of summer vacation and the first official day of summerLandscapes displaying a myriad of lush greens and other prismatic colorsDo I stay in? Do I go out?Sometimes sitting and sewing…Continue
There are so many patterns in TQPM I want to make that I have had to develop a system for keeping track. Printing the whole magazine wouldn't make sense but there are far to many to remember which ones interested me. No sense writing anything down as I have so many notes in so many places that I can never find anything.
My solution is to print the front/first page of the pattern and keep it in my file. Now, when I am looking for a new scrappy pattern or an idea for using strips for example, I can refer to my sheets. When I find the perfect one, I print the pattern
I am recovering slowly from losing my town and house in the Nov. 2018 Paradise CampFire. Changed the world for an entire county in California with over 14,000 homes destroyed. I was lucky, in that I saved my boyfriend, my pets and too few other things from the house.
I joined this site, as a occasional sewer that received some kennel quilts special delivery ! I am posting here not asking for charity, but advice - I need to replace all my sewing crafty supplies / machine/ well... everything. I would like to ask all of the lovely folks here.for what brands and list of things I need to replace to get me started again.