Fall Projects

Some Halloween pillowcases – I couldn’t resist these cute fabrics and trims at Franklin Mills. And then a wreath project for Thanksgiving. I don’t know why I’m still surprised to …Read more

Christmas Pillowcases

Christmas in July

Here are some of the Christmas presents for family kids that I made this past year. These were a great project, highly recommend! I packaged them up with a Christmas movie …Read more


Scraps of Projects Past

Here’s a picture of my scrap quilt that hung in the Thimble Pleasures quilt show this spring. I made the square-in-square blocks from lots of scraps from past projects, though …Read more


Tom Foolery

I took this back in mid-March when the turkeys were in full court mode, strutting their stuff around the yard. One of these years I’m going to get a really …Read more

Phoebe Babies

Eastern Phoebe Babies

A pair of Phoebes have taken up residence under the barn overhang and these little guys hatched in the beginning of June. We’ve got a backyard full of Phoebes now. …Read more

Gutter Chipmonk

This little guy was chipping away at me this morning as I was trying to plant an experimental pot of amaryllis seeds. Feel free to use ‘Gutter Chipmonk’ as your band’s …Read more

Warm and Cool Wallhanging

This is a wall hanging I made earlier this year for the silent auction at the Thimble Pleasures Quilt Show. Kathleen Murphy made the pattern, and it uses Sue Pelland’s …Read more

Butterfly Alights

While I was picking out plants at John Mapel’s annual plant sale, this girl wandered into the greenhouse and decided to take a rest of John’s hand. She’s an Eastern …Read more

High Def Digest Blog

Another blog I occasionally contribute to: http://www.highdefdigest.com/blog/ Like movies? Want to know about the new releases? Get reviews on current tv series? This is the blog for you.