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Quilting under my Needle

This past weekend I started the quilting on my sugar block club quilt. In the Craftsy classes by Ann Peterson, she advocates stitching in the ditch so I started with outlining the blocks and flying geese border with matching thread. The nice thing about this technique is that each block is easy to quilt separately. […]

Cucumber Pickles, take 2

With the cooler nights, cucumber production has slowed down, but I picked enough to justify another batch of pickles. My bowl wasn’t quite as full, and I used 2 yellow cooking onions instead of Vidalia, then sprinkled with kosher salt and let sit 3 hours or so. I added a small bag of baby cut […]

Welcome to my blog

I have decided to create my own blog to share my thoughts and sewing creations.  I also plan to include snippets of activities from the local area as I chase after a wonderful 3-year old.  My husband and I have been married for 8 years, and we live in a wonderful 150-year old house in […]