Thanks for all the notes and well wishes.  We are recovering from Hurricane Harvey.

We had 38″ of water flow through our house.  We are not in a flood zone.  It hit us by surprise that there was a chance of flooding at our home.  On day 1, Harvey was … continue reading →

Introducing………

Introducing…….

 

Shelby is the oldest of the Wiedenmann clan and has started working part time in the warehouse this summer.  She will soon go back to school ( she’s a junior in high school this year) but what great experience she is having.

Shelby accompanied Mary Jean and her … continue reading →

What have I been up to?

Busy doing nothing may be strong words.  I am busy – but doing nothing…. sometimes it feels like two steps forward and three steps back.

First off – #3 is getting married.  Karly and Fred (#3) got engaged last year June.  We love our new daughter-in-law to be.  She fits … continue reading →

We had a blast in St. Louis!  What a great city!  The weather was ideal – although by now you know I live in Hot Hot Hot Houston.

We enjoyed everything about St. Louis!

Stella2 was debuted at Quilt Market.  Everyone loved her and we hope you will too!

She … continue reading →

Nathan did not have to ask me twice if I wanted to attend Vogue Knitting Live 2017 at Red Rock, Las Vegas – Yes Yes Yes and more Yes!

We had a blast attending our first trade show of 2017.  We have a very aggressive schedule this year.  More shows … continue reading →

25 tips just aren't enough! 26 sounds better! Whether you are a "seasoned" knitter or just a beginner these tips will refresh your skills. It's always handy to have a "check up"

Get started on those envelopes :(

 

It’s the time of the year when you sit down with that cup of hot cocoa and turn out the Holiday cards.  Yes, you are excited to catch up all the relatives on what the family has been up to all year.  Yes, you are excited to reconnect with … continue reading →

Here it is all spelled out for you.  Lisa Bongean, the designer for Primitive Gatherings in Wisconsin, gives some great ideas for quilters every year in her blog.  Called “12 Days of Christmas – 12 Needful Things”, she introduces you to her favorite products of the year.  Spoiler Alert – … continue reading →

Have you ever tried your hand at cookie decorating?  I think it takes a steady hand and a very imaginative mind.  Cookie Decorating is an art.  You need to bake perfect cookies.  Not too much crunch and definitely not under cooked.  You need the proper tools and time to do … continue reading →