Tag: Strip Piecing

Briar Rose

Outside my window,  I have a lovely bramble of red roses and honeysuckle, which the birds love. Sparrows, finches, robins, and mockingbirds are the most frequent and loudest visitors. The hummingbirds are much more stealthy. I enjoy cracking the window to here them chirp, squawk, and buzz. Yes – buzz. Hummingbirds sound like bumblebees when […]

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Madras Madness

Being of Irish heritage, plaid was an integral part of our family growing up. I can’t remember seeing my grandfather without plaid. Sometimes, he would even wear two plaids at once. That made most of the fashion-conscious women of the family cringe. He would just smile and tell us that he was well coordinated, he […]

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