Friday, January 7, 2011

My first blog entry

"Begin at the beginning, go on till you get to the end, then stop."

 This was sage advice from Alice-In-Wonderland which is my first remembered read-to-me book and one on which I hope to base a quilt one of these days.

Let me begin with a picture of My First Quilt:   It is a "Disappearing 9-Patch" made with a Civil War Crossings Charm Pack to which I added stuff from my own stash.  It is machine-pieced and hand quilted.

Although my first pieced top which was made into a comforter for my husband was this, a basic 9 patch made of pinwhale corduroy and velveteens and some raw slubby silk: 

Here is a picture of the early stages, squares laid out.


  1. I am delighted you have started a blog. I hope you post all your finishes - and even some of your works-in-progress - so I can keep up with what you're doing. I love to look at your beautiful work!

  2. Nice looking page Cassy. Looking forward to follow your blog.