Thoughts about life and work
My daytripper backpack and a tote tied to a childhood sled made a trek through the snow much easier one day this winter after a big snowfall.
I've vowed to try harder to stay fit so I've been exercising at home and going to a "functionally fit." class. My Yoga Fitness Bag has come in handy lately
Every year, I make donuts and take some to my Mom and we share a hot cuppa and wolf down one or two and talk about times gone by, and look forward to another new year.
Harry, the Among Brenda's Quilts & Bags mascot, has been immortalized in metal by the Village Metalsmiths. They did a great job, and my new sign now hangs beside my front door.
It's always great to see what sort of creative things gardeners get up to. Ponds, bird houses, fountains, and more were on display in our local garden tour.
Last month, I found baby skunks just outside my pattern studio, so I took them to a wildlife rescue facility after their mother disappeared.
It's usually a bit of an adventure around here, but over the past couple of weeks it's been really wild. Literally!
Designing and sewing is my passion, but I also love to get out into the garden. Take a stroll through my garden with me.
Guest blogger Marie-Claire Charette is known as La Quilting Coach. Among her other offerings, she teaches classes using ABQ patterns. Here are 5 key life lessons that helped her become a better quilting coach and, she hopes, a better person!
Michelle gives you a taste of what goes on behind the scenes at Among Brenda's Quilts & Bags.
Why do some people start quilting, while others never come to the point of actually reaching for the thread and needle? Those of us who love the craft need to share what we do so the art of quilting doesn't get lost.
If you have a talent, use it for good. Gather some of your stash together and do a project - then give it away to a charity or local fundraiser.