The Dotty Stocking

The holidays are here. I hope you all had a great Thanksgiving. We had a wonderful time with family, ate a lot, shopped a little and generally enjoyed the restful weekend.  We even had time to get out the Christmas decorations. When we moved this fall, we decided to leave our nine foot Christmas tree with … Continue reading The Dotty Stocking

101 Monday and Love

You know how sometimes two people just need each other? They feel void without the other, ache for one another. My valentine and I are like that. I am not complete without him. We are dependent upon one another. We go together. What's the point? Well, our 101 Monday for this week is a part … Continue reading 101 Monday and Love

101 Monday – Applique

Well folks, it's Monday. Today's 101 explains two ways to applique: one is all machine and the other has a little machine work and a little handwork. ap·pli·qué [ap-li-key]  noun,   verb, ap·pli·quéd, ap·pli·qué·ing. noun 1. ornamentation, as a cutout design, that is sewn on to or otherwise applied to a piece of material. Let's start with the all machine applique. You need the fabric you are applying the applique to, the fabric you are … Continue reading 101 Monday – Applique