Beam N Read’s Personal Lights

| November 3, 2012

SewCal Gal posted (a very funny one too) information about a personal BEAM AND READ LIGHT – I thought you might be interested……go look.  THERE IS A GIVE-AWAY too!     It looks SPLENDIFOROUS!  

Happy Cinco de Mayo – Why Not Celebrate with a Sweet Treat Quilt?

| May 5, 2012

Do you celebrate Cinco de Mayo?  Having lived in California (where there is a large Mexican population)  prior to moving to Virginia, this Mexican-American holiday was always fun!   We always celebrated by eating Mexico food or going to formal celebrations in Los Angeles!  SO….even though we are in VA now we are going to […]


| October 27, 2011

Are you going on the GHASTLIES BLOG HOP EACH DAY?   If you aren’t,  I highly recommend it.  There are so many great ideas – each of these GHASTLIE BLOGGERS have made me smile……so if YOU WOULD LIKE A SMILE TOO.. …hop on the GHASTLIES TRAIN! Here is the schedule……we are on DAY FOUR today […]

Christmas Stockings for Kids

| October 23, 2011

One of the members of the Richmond Modern Quilt Guild told us Friday night about a wonderful way to help children. Lyanna of PURPLE PANDA QUILTS  works with the Bair Foundation .    They provide Christmas stockings for foster children.  Many of these children have been abused and neglected.  Go check out the link below. If […]

What’s on my DESIGN FLOOR?

| June 6, 2011

What is on my DESIGN WALL – AKA Design Floor this week? It is the beginnings of Judy Laquidara’s design – “DANDELION PARADE” and the pattern is free on her website at  If you go to her website you can also see this quilt in another colorway!  I love Judy’s designs – and especially […]