of knitting and life

I knit. Knitting works when I’m happy and works when I’m not. Knitting makes me focus on the task and let’s my mind fly free to all the things getting to me, even if the two are polar opposites. But ultimately, knitting paces me.    Pace is very important to me. Knowing that no matter what happens, I’ll find my pace again. One stitch at a time. One step at a time. And with it, my peace.

Happy baby quilt – Part three

Happy baby quilt – Part three

This is the final post in my Happy baby quilt series. I hope my musings help anyone wishing to venture in some quilting. You can read the first post here and the second post here. It's amazing how you can be both excited and scared about a project from beginning to end! Quilting this baby quilt was one such project.  Once I had the top of the quilt ready, time has come to join it to the batting and backing, with a little bit of binding, that simple (not to me) technique!  I layered the backing, batting and quilt top as neatly as I… View Post

Happy baby quilt – Part two

Happy baby quilt – Part two

Last week, I started a short series on how I made a happy baby quilt. I hope my musings help anyone wishing to venture in some quilting. You can read the first post here. When I got home with my cute fabrics, I was both excited and scared; more excited than scared, to be fair, but still! I prepared my sewing room for the task in hand and refused to think of the mammoth (ok, not really, just to me) ahead. Why bother myself with all the unknowns, right? The best thing to do in these situations is to go… View Post