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Wyoming/Nebraska, United States
I am a Grandma with a passion for beauty, joy and life. Finding yourself seems to be the answer to a joyous heart, peaceful soul and quilting does this for me. Putting the Lord first in life keeps me grounded.

Thursday, February 28, 2013

New use for the old

Most of you know that I moved my "little" sewing room from the house to a sewing studio....I have been remodeling slowly, but have been paying for the remodel as I go.  I have been about 4 months into it and decided to work on the walls.  I started with a garage and now have a pretty comfortable studio.  These are a few pictures when I started to remodel the garage...

Then my sister and brother in-law...custom made my cabinets....they are exactly what I asked for and are perfect...  He also made my tables perfectly for my height and the exact level I needed to be comfortable...I am so thankful, because my spouse would rather pay someone to do that....he is a cowboy and prefers horses and cattle.


As for the walls...I have taken old patterns and covered the walls...sometimes using the covers of the patterns in the design also.  I will add an antique glaze over it, but haven't gotten that far yet. 

Just some close up shots....I have really unique walls, but work really well in a sewing room/studio.  Love it!!

Saturday, February 9, 2013


I continue to find myself "busy"....how many of you find that time just flies by and you just loose time?   I absolutely love life, but I have found that weeks and sometimes months go by before I have time to post.  I have a goal to post at least monthly, but would like to be able to post weekly....guess God has things planned and forgot to memo me (or I ignored the memo).
I have been busy in the quilting studio...and I am so thankful for all the ladies that have trusted me with their quilt tops...I can't express the joy I get from all the ladies, THANK YOU!!!
This quilt has 30 different blocks and she asked me to quilt something different in each block....it was a challenge, but so much fun to come up with 30 designs...

A sample of 3 blocks....it was so much fun to be creative and add to her quilt.
The back ....I really like using variegated threads....I used a purple/pink/green/black on the top and used a black/grey/cream on the back....
Just reminds me that the beauty we share with each other in our quilts is a reflection of who we are....Take time to enjoy the beauty around!