Every so often, the need to be creative in a sewing kind of way emerges. We think on it for a while then we allow time to rise to the top of our schedules to satisfy the need. An open house for quilting was born in the minds of the Stashing Sisters. Read the rest of this entry
A couple of years ago, the Stashing Sisters decided to work on a group project. The theme was “Americana” quilt. The size and colors were determined and each participating Stasher made 2 sets of blocks to exchange with each other. This is an exciting activity Read the rest of this entry
The cold wave brought snow to the mountains creating an enchanting drive up to the Stashing Sisters 2017 Quilt Retreat. The trees and shoulders were powdered with snow and the weepy banks’ drips of pure water were turned into gingerbread like icicles. Read the rest of this entry
Stashing Sisters are multi-gifted and skilled. Kay is one of those Stashers. She finished the incredible and beautiful embroidered map of the United States started by her mother many years ago.
Kay comments on the 24″ x 36″ piece :
“How I wish I had asked my mother Read the rest of this entry
Award winning quilter Kay Donges shared her traveling quilt show with the Stashing Sisters at the 2016 quilt retreat. Kay is an artist and Read the rest of this entry
It was a long, hot, prolific summer. Stashers had the proof to show for it at their fall meeting. See the ‘Show and tell’ portion of the meeting below . If you have a story about one of your quilts shown, please write about it as a comment and it will be posted with the photo. Read the rest of this entry
This year’s quilt retreat hosted a hoard of stashers. The addition of one extra day provided opportunity for several stashing sisters to bite into their projects early while others arrived as their schedules allowed.
There are some things that take time to make. Take for instance the making of bread. The ingredients are quickly mixed together but it takes time for the yeast to grow and develop the little dough rising air pockets. Some breads call for a ‘resting’ time too.
Quilting can be a lot like bread making. Read the rest of this entry
Stashers are amazingly versatile. Not only do they quilt, but they make lots of other things too. . . and . . . they can eat mini carrots or ice cream and hershey’s kisses all while carrying on Read the rest of this entry