Every year, or almost anyway, the Baton Rouge Modern Quilt Guilt (BRMQG) plans our River House Quilt Retreat. Not that I walk down to the river, except once on my first retreat. Poison ivy and heat are a horribly itchy mix. Neither are for me. No, I do not handle either, at all. It’s always […]
A hanten jacket, or “half-jacket,” is what laborers wore in the fields and other work places. Real boro is created over time, generations in some examples. Cothing was made in such a way that it could easily be deconstructed for reuse in making another garment.
My little boro fabric is coming along quite nicely. It’s slow, but that’s the idea with slow-stitching. My peeps cannot understand this concept, but their fun doesn’t bother me. I’m enjoying the calm that handwork provides during this time of no studio. We’ve worked out a plan and Richard (poor hubby!) is working diligently to
I’ve been looking back at 2020, in the hopes that looking back will help me move forward in a direction that brings my family calm and happiness. Looking back at how we spent our time was fairly easy since 2020 didn’t allow for many big events. Still, Richard and I know how to enjoy ourselves