Gathering Threads



    Whitework and Broderie Blanche

    Posted by on Apr 24 2017

    I’ve been making steady progress on my EAC whitework course work.  I’m finishing up the fifth and sixth lessons and then it’s just the lessons on finishing and my major project before I’ve got it wrapped up.  Hopefully, I’ll be finished by the end of the summer. I have to say, I’ve really been enjoying […]

    Another Peep at Bo Peep

    Posted by on Jan 23 2016

    I’ve finished Bo Peep.  Finally. When we last left our animal-herding friend two years ago, she was in the early stages. Now all of the picture smocking is complete and I think it looks good, although there are a few things I will be tweaking when I smock it again. Why, you ask, am I […]

    Planning my Trip to Baltimore (Quilt Style)

    Posted by on May 14 2015

    *Waves* I know I’ve been MIA for a while.  I taught a full four courses this term, and started reading for my next round of exams in August.  Sewing time has been limited and blogging even more so.  But now that the winter term has wrapped up, I can focus on the things I’ve let […]


    Posted by on Nov 18 2014

    No, I haven’t take up another craft. 🙂  It’s just been a bit hectic here and I haven’t made huge strides on any one project, so today’s post has a bit of this, a bit of that. Making good progress on my winter themed quilt.   Here’s where I’ve got to with it.   Three […]

    A Beginning on “Oh My Tangled Stars”

    Posted by on Oct 14 2014

    As the year begins to wind to a close, I am trying to keep my New Year’s Resolution on track: completing all of my UFOs (quilted, smocked and sewn) by Dec. 31. “Oh My Tangled Stars” is a quilt that I haven’t mentioned in ages, so it definitely qualifies for UFO status. OMTS has been sitting […]