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Hot Pad of the Month–June Star and Stripes

I couldn’t leave on my vacation without sharing this June’s Hot Pad of the Month! There’s only one more hot pad after this one before this series comes to an end, which makes this number seventeen. There are so many reasons, old and new, that I’m glad I went with this design but I won’t…

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Maxi Dress Refashion

I’m counting down to a BIG vacation. The biggest my husband and I have ever taken without kids. We’re celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary this month, and we decided a long time ago that it deserved a party with style. We’re leaving Oregon the day after Father’s Day headed first to sunny Florida. After spending…

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Friday Favorites–Quiltish

I had a hard time deciding what to call this week’s collection of projects.  After sharing my epic quilt shop journey a couple of days ago, I knew I wanted to make it quilt related.  The problem is what we usually refer to as quilts and projects that involve the techniques but don’t end up…

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Central Oregon Quilt Shop Tour

As many of you know by now, my husband is in law enforcement.  He’s been through some things that others want to hear about at conferences and classes, so he tends to travel pretty often as a speaker.  Sometimes I get to tag along, like on a recent trip to Bend, Oregon. We’re from northwestern…