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Category: Charity Quilt Show

Our Very Own Red & White Charity Quilt Show

About a year ago, our sewing group was sitting around on one of our monthly late Friday night classes and we started talking about the amazing red and white quilt show in New York several years ago. We have all probably seen the pictures or heard the stories of how amazing and awe inspiring that show was for those who were lucky enough to attend. So much inspiration in one beautiful venue! Somehow the conversation turned to our own sewing and an idea formed to create our own small version of the red and white quilt show and for all the proceeds to go to a local charity near and dear to our hearts, The George Mark Children's House. George Mark is a local charity that provides care and housing for terminally ill children and their families. They do a beautiful job of creating a warm space and…

JOY: Fig Tree Style

We just did this post over on the MODA CUTTING TABLE blog but wanted to add it here too… When I heard about the JOY posts over there at the mothership [what we lovingly like to call MODA whenever we get the chance] I thought to myself… now why didn't I think of that. To take a break from all the crazy, stressful days, all the shopping, all the everything and write and read stories of JOY. It's perfect. For me joy is something that is most often found in the most unexpected places in the most unexpected times. Sometimes, though, I feel like joy is something that I have had to choose in order to find it.   FABRIC JOY I have to tell you that cutting fabric is one of those unexpected joys for me. What seems like in another lifetime, I…