An afternoon of Nuno felting

An Afternoon of Nuno Felting March 9, 2019 1 to 4 pm in Melrose, MA $65 includes materials Play with wool, soap and water to create fabric that is sturdy, beautiful and useful. We’ll talk about several ways to create felt and see examples. Learn how your wool...
Melrose Snowflake Block Pattern

Melrose Snowflake Block Pattern

You’ve heard about the Melrose History Quilt project… What? Didn’t I talk about this on the blog yet? I guess that was a few months ago. So, let’s catch up! In May, the Melrose Historic Commission were very supportive of the project! Catch me...

My Windows on Immigration Quilt

Annamaria Brenti reached out in May 2017 with details of her Finestre Migranti/Immigration Windows Quilt project. Did I want to participate? “Of course!” I immediately responded. As I write, I realize it is twenty years that I’ve known Annamaria. Our...
Plantano, Sycamore, Planetree

Plantano, Sycamore, Planetree

Tree bark deserves a pause. For a statically significant portion of our lives together, my hub waits as I stop at another sycamore  (or plane tree or plantano, as it is known in Italian). Pulling out my camera, the bark’s earthy, rich textures and colors are a...