Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Memories of Thanksgiving past

(Hillside Overlook by John Potatchnik)

My fondest memories of Thanksgiving are from my childhood and my grandparent's house in the Walkersville, Maryland.  I'd like to share those memories with you.


Sunday, November 18, 2018

Thanksgiving Table Runner Day 7 - Finish!


We will be finishing the Quilted Table Runner today and it will be ready for your Thanksgiving Table!


Saturday, November 17, 2018

Thanksgiving Table Runner Day 6


It's all about the batting ... and the thread.


Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Thanksgiving Table Runner Day 5


Today we finish the quilt top!  That still leaves batting, backing, and binding, but the hard part is done after this post, and it looks wonderful.


Sunday, November 11, 2018

Thanksgiving Table Runner Day 4


I seem to have forgotten to post Day 4!  We finish the center of the quilt top and get all three blocks stitched together today.


This Veteran's Day - Remember the Cost of War


I and my children are proud members of the Daughter's and Son's of the American Revolution. My family, maternal and paternal, served in every battle since the Revolutionary War up unto the Iraq War.  Some of the mementos I share in this post are a humble reminder of the cost of war and human life.  We must protect our Constitution and our country so that the lives of men and women who have fought are not forgotten.  Honor our Veterans, today and every day.


Thursday, November 08, 2018

Thanksgiving Table Runner Day 3


The piecing continues, but there are only 3 main quilt blocks.  Making a table runner is fun and rewarding!