About Me

I am enjoying retirement in the Puget Sound area in Washington state. My husband and I are empty nesters these days. We have four children, three wonderful daughters-in-law and two grand daughters. We live in a rural area on two acres and love the lifestyle this allows us.  I love working in our garden and I often feel torn between wanting to be in my sewing room or out in the yard. However the sewing room generally wins. I worked as a Human Resources Manager at a digital video software company for a long while and retired more than ten years ago.  I now have the time (for which I am ever so grateful) to indulge my quilting/sewing/crafting hobbies. I made my first quilt in 1978 and then didn’t really quilt again until about 2012.  I have been sewing since I was 11 years old. My father owned a fabric store so my five sisters and I had easy access to fabric. I remember the first project I made was babydoll pajamas when I was in 7th grade (back in 1973 – wow!).  The fabric was white with tiny lavender rosebuds.  Sewing has been a hobby of mine ever since.  Somehow over the past few years, sewing has progressed from being a hobby to being an obsession.  If I am not sewing I am usually found working in our yard or in the kitchen cooking something.

Being naturally frugal, I love scouring thrift shops as well as trying to upcycle things to give them new life.

This blog has been such a fun project. I have made many new friends and learned a great deal which has improved my quilting. I love to write about my quilting experiences as well as other projects I have going on at home. Hope you enjoy my posts on the blog and would love to meet you via your comments!

If you are a new visitor, you might want to check out these posts. They are some of my favorites:

Needle and Foot.com – How the Name Came to Be

Paying Homage to High School Home Ec

Lil’s Quilt

Four Weddings and Four Dresses

Creating Mercyful Quilts

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