Sunflower Journey Quilt Show

We attended the Sunflower Journey Quilt show in Abilene, Kansas in late March. I’d never been to a quilt show, so had little in the way of expectations. What we found was a very nice display of quilts and a few vendors. The most fascinating booth was the one where a computerized quilting machine was…

Learning to Quilt

Continuing were I left off last post, I’ve created a few new quilt blocks and I’ve done my first bit of actual quilting! I’ve created a number of different blocks over the past couple of months, which has taught me a lot. It’s also a lot of fun, especially in terms of being creative with…

Sew Far, Sew Good!

In late January, I started teaching myself to sew. Following the traditions of my grandma, a noted quilter, and my mom, who sewed like many moms of the 60s, it’s something I’ve wanted to do for at least 20 years. I say 20 years, because that’s when we bought the machine shown below. A nice…