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Summer Star sampler quilt- progress

Do you remember back in May when I got really excited about the Summer Star Medallion sampler quilt? I immediately sat down and started planning. Then I realized my plan was unrealistic and planned again. After all, I had planned to do a bunch of complicated blocks in a 6-inch size. So unrealistic. And I’m… Continue reading Summer Star sampler quilt- progress


Scotland part 4- Southern Scotland

The last few days of our trip were spent in the area south of Skye- Loch Lomond and Edinburgh. Heading south from the Skye Bridge is the iconic Eilean Donan castle. We weren’t allowed to take pictures inside, so here’s the outside. The exhibits inside were interesting and kind of like a Scottish Downton Abbey.… Continue reading Scotland part 4- Southern Scotland


Scotland part 2- the Northwest coast

Did you miss part 1? Find it here! After Durness, we headed south down the western coast. Like the northern coast, it was largely unpopulated, vast, and empty. And so beautiful. There were rivers, lakes, and mountains; sheep, and a ginormous sky. The clouds parted, making it even more spectacular. We ended up that evening… Continue reading Scotland part 2- the Northwest coast

Friday's Pieces · Travel

Friday’s pieces, the multi-week edition

We’re home! You guys, Scotland was stinkin’ amazing. Here’s a picture for you from the Isle of Skye, and I’m working on some posts for next week. I’ve been a little slow getting back into the swing of things after being gone for so long. We also all came home sick. Blergh. And here’s a… Continue reading Friday’s pieces, the multi-week edition