Homespun Honeysuckle

Homespun Honeysuckle

I’ve had fun this summer learning to spin on my Cassandra wheel by JMS Spinning Wheels.  Part of the fun is playing with the colors that develop when the wool spins onto the bobbin.  Now as I look around my yard, I see so many colorways that I would like to duplicate in yarn.  This … Continue reading

I’m Crazy about Crazy Shortcut Quilts

I’m Crazy about Crazy Shortcut Quilts

Crazy quilts feed my whimsy gene to a “T,” however, I figured there must be a method to the madness.  I discovered I was right!  And I found the clues in a book called, “Crazy Shortcut Quilts,” which presents some new techniques to get the magic found in the older quilts.  The old crazy quilts used … Continue reading