Harvey and a cute embroidery pattern

Thanks for all the notes and well wishes.  We are recovering from Hurricane Harvey. We had 38″ of water flow through our house.  We are not in a flood zone.  It hit us by surprise that there was a chance of flooding at our home.  On day 1, Harvey was hitting Rockport, TX, I was […]

Introducing………

Introducing…….   Shelby is the oldest of the Wiedenmann clan and has started working part time in the warehouse this summer.  She will soon go back to school ( she’s a junior in high school this year) but what great experience she is having. Shelby accompanied Mary Jean and her dad, Nathan on a trade […]

What have I been up to?

Busy doing nothing may be strong words.  I am busy – but doing nothing…. sometimes it feels like two steps forward and three steps back. First off – #3 is getting married.  Karly and Fred (#3) got engaged last year June.  We love our new daughter-in-law to be.  She fits right in the our #1 […]

Quilt Market Slide Show! See it here!

We had a blast in St. Louis!  What a great city!  The weather was ideal – although by now you know I live in Hot Hot Hot Houston. We enjoyed everything about St. Louis! Stella2 was debuted at Quilt Market.  Everyone loved her and we hope you will too! She is 25% brighter – YES […]

26 Not 25 ways to become a better knitter!

25 tips just aren’t enough! 26 sounds better! Whether you are a “seasoned” knitter or just a beginner these tips will refresh your skills. It’s always handy to have a “check up”

If you want an idea of a great gift to give a Quilter!

Here it is all spelled out for you.  Lisa Bongean, the designer for Primitive Gatherings in Wisconsin, gives some great ideas for quilters every year in her blog.  Called “12 Days of Christmas – 12 Needful Things”, she introduces you to her favorite products of the year.  Spoiler Alert – Stella was on the list […]

It’s a sisterhood!

  There’s a Miracle called friendship That dwells within the heart, And you don’t know how it happens Or when it gets its start.  But the happiness it brings you Always gives a special lift, And you realize that friendship Is life’s most precious gift. Friends made along the way at quilt guilds, sewing classes, […]

Welcome Back!

Here we all are! We went from a small family of 5 to a group! I love that! Welcome back to me. See what’s new!