Friday, May 19, 2023
Tuesday, March 14, 2023
Displacing Fear With Hope
Tuesday, February 28, 2023
Safety Concerns Mobile
Project Quilting 14.5 challenge, Sew NOT A SQUARE.
Tuesday, February 14, 2023
Book Inspired Quilt
The Project Quilting 14.4 challenge was to make a quilt inspired by a book.
This quilt was inspired by an eye opening book by Dr Robert Malone, inventor of the mRNA vaccines Lies My Government Told Me.
The ouch beaded bookmark has a 4 leaf clover that implies good luck to me
Painted blue dryer sheet clouds, textured wallpaper pen nib, hand embroidered eye, recycled silver aluminum paper represents droplets and tears. The red teardrop represents those who had vaccine adverse reactions and injuries including me.
Lace, machine applique keyhole, machine embroidery , machine quilting
Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Make It Count!
The challenge title, 54 40 and Fight inspired me to use the basic shapes in the quilt block but with different numbers for my postcard as a reminder to savor each moment. There are 86,400 seconds, 1440 minutes, and 24 hours in each day and we should Choose Joy to make each one count.
Materials: beads, white dryer sheets and white on white cotton fabric
Techniques: painted blue dryer sheets and white on white fabric , hand embroidery, machine embroidery, machine quilting
#pqSeason14 and/or #projectquilting
Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Feed Me First...
Monday, January 9, 2023
Hand embroidery weekly challenge
Friday, January 6, 2023
Made a box for my mom. Wrote small notes of gratitude and appreciation of why she means so much to me, put them in a small giftbag and then in the box. She reads one note each day..a great way to start each day this month...
Tuesday, January 3, 2023
Still Wish You Were Here!
Still Wish You Were Here!
Life today is a huge adjustment from being a couple for 4 decades to being all alone. Not a single day goes by that I don't miss you, your cheerful smile and the sound of your awesome laughter...
My grief postcard to my better half is my interpretation of the Project Quilting Season14.1 Theme :“one”
Sunday, January 1, 2023
Thursday, December 1, 2022
Countdown to Christmas/ Advent Calender
Embellished this Countdown to Christmas with 3 simple surprises for my 3 grandkids .
Each day they can peek in the cubby for fun treats.
I filled each cubby with stickers, cat pins, stamps, ornaments and small treasures.
Hope they look forward to it daily enjoy them!
Sunday, November 20, 2022
Thursday, November 3, 2022
Thursday, September 8, 2022
My quilt, Keys To The Nation in the Inspired By the Nation's Capital by Donna DeSoto
Keys To The Nation
The Washington DC skyline was combined with a key in Make The Cut software. It was cut out by an electronic cutter and both the positive and negative designs were appliqued in the quilt. The positives and negatives that happen in DC affects the rest of the nation. The USA map has Zentangle designs with Pigma pens
Materials: Buttons, cottons, net, sheers, ribbons, trims
This is one of 103 quilts, 24" square, in Donna Marcinkowski DeSoto's newest book, "Inspired by the Nation's Capital" published by Schiffer will be available everywhere books are sold on September 27.