What a Mother’s Day gift!!!

Template not optional

neuschwanstein-castle-467116_1280I’ve done a little quilting in my day.  I love quilts, and the limited projects I’ve done makes me even more appreciative of those artisans who really go after it.  Of course, I also love the practical history of quilting, i.e., repurposing worn out clothing into lovely and useful bedcoverings to keep the family warm on those cold winter prairie nights.

One of the important things about quilting, which is fairly contrary to my personal internal wiring, (sigh), is the absolute need to use a “template”, a pattern to consistently measure the various geometric shapes, because let’s face it, geometry is not to be gainsaid.  Or put another way, if you want it to fit Continue reading “Template not optional”