Bethpage Augusta/Melissa Retreat Year Two 2013

| November 18, 2013

What a wonderful retreat we had this past weekend.  What do NONQUILTERS do to renew their minds, spirits, and funny bones!?  Quilters go on retreats!  We had three days of giggles, creativity and gourmet meals served to us on white table cloths with NO DISHES TO DO!  What could be better! If you don’t know […]


| November 7, 2012

  eQuilter Quilt Relief   eQuilter *Hurricane Sandy – 5000 Quilts*Nov 5, 2012We are very fortunate to have Timeless Treasures Fabrics open up their warehouse to receive and process packages! Many thanks to owners Ellen and Dave Brown, for partnering with us on this massive relief effort. With our goal of 5000 quilts for Sandy […]

Swirly Girls OPEN HOUSE April 27, 2012

| April 28, 2012

Congratulations to the SUCCESSFULL Swirly Girls – Susan and Chris!  They had a lovely OPEN HOUSE last night in their new studio in Brandermill.  Here are some of the beautiful sights at their new studio!  Check out that new Swirly Girls circle quilt… it!  AND THE BETTER HOMES AND GARDEN  QUILT LOVERS FAVORITE COVER!  CONGRATS […]

Augusta Cole’s Annual Cutting Bee, January 28, 2012

| January 28, 2012

I have attended Augusta Cole’s Cutting Bee for the past four years and it is always entertaining and informative.  This year was no exception. Each of us brought 10 light fabrics and 10 dark fabrics cut into 4 1/2″ and 2 1/2″ strips ….then we put them all out on a table and walked along […]

What’s on my DESIGN FLOOR, Monday, January 23, 2012

| January 23, 2012

I was looking at my design floor post last week……and I was sure giggling because I did not DO EITHER OF THE TWO THINGS THAT WERE ON MY DESIGN FLOOR last week.  I am just like the mouse in the book “IF YOU GIVE A MOUSE A COOKIE…”  I got DISTRACTED by other things. OK […]