Memory Rag Quilt

Memory Rag Quilt

I recently had the opportunity to create my first rag quilt. The closest I had come to making one is this rag quilt made out of polar fleece. Prior to snipping Rag quilts are created by creating blocks of multiple layers. They are pretty forgiving, so a fun project to...
Coogi Sweater Memory Pillow

Coogi Sweater Memory Pillow

I had the opportunity to make pillows out of a collection of Coogi sweaters. I was not familiar with the brand but had seen these sweaters before. They are made in Australia and a look at the website shows they are expensive! They are quite interesting designs and a...
Recycled Bridesmaid’s Dress Baby Quilt

Recycled Bridesmaid’s Dress Baby Quilt

I love a challenge! My client sent me a bridesmaid’s dress that she wanted to use in a baby quilt for the bride. The fabric is somewhat delicate, so I cut squares of two layers: the top and the lining. I included some plain pieces as well as the lace. I took the...
A Friend, Cancer, Health Care and Slow Medicine

A Friend, Cancer, Health Care and Slow Medicine

Karen loving me, “the baby” of the family. I know that I am a small sewing business and love to share all my creations with you.  I am also a daughter, a wife, a mother, a sister, an aunt, a friend. Today, I need to share some things because writing...
Tuscan Dinner 2019

Tuscan Dinner 2019

This year we based our meal on “Under the Tuscan Sun at Sapore”, Loretta Paganini School of Coooking. We had a wonderful meal that was paired with a selection of wines. We used many of the recipes and pairings. We loved the Tuscan wine so much we bought...