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Wednesday
Oct292014

Twister Patterns

Quilters are so wonderfully talented, that at one point in time, quilters added a twist (pun intended) to quilt patterns.  Quilt designs went from straight and traditional designs to more fun, twister patterned designs that have shifted to throw pillows, Christmas stockings and even tote bags!

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Wednesday
Oct222014

Foxy in the Hoop Project

By Margaret Bronsweig

 

Have you ever been late to one of your workout classes at the gym because you didn’t know where to stash your purse?  First of all, finding the women’s locker room is allways a challege. It’s never close to anything. Then you find an open locker, secure the purse, only to hope you can remember how to release it later after class… I get so discouraged, I just want to cry. 

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Wednesday
Oct152014

Monster Treat Bag Project

By Margaret Bronsweig

One can never count on good weather for Halloween here in Chicago, but you can sure count on having fun. Once the sun goes down, the games begin. Kids, both young and old, start coming out of the woodwork, traveling in packs. It’s a race to see who can collect as much candy as possible, in the shortest amount of time.  My only concern these days is to last with a supply of treats till the last trick-or-treater rings my doorbell.

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Wednesday
Oct082014

Lace Pumpkins Project

By Margaret Brownsweig

These pumpkins stand alone!

Nothing turns your head faster than catching a glimpse of a soft, graceful design made of lace.

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Tuesday
Sep302014

Happy Halloweenie!

Pumpkins line the aisles of grocery stores, leaves are beginning to fall-- painting the ground with vivid shades of yellow, red and orange, and pumpkin spice flavors are invading every coffee shop in town. Fall is officially here and we are feeling more inspired than ever.

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