Six Generations of Quilters!

What fun to make a quilt from the six orphan blocks of the six generations of quilters in my family. Included are my greatgrandmother Salome Strum Lauffenburger, my grandmother Kate Ames, my mom Selma Davidson, me, my daughter Thea Engen, and granddaughter Brielle Engen. All the quilts have buttons of the era and since  Brielle […]

Barn Quilts

I love to look for barn quilts as we travel, but my favorites of course are the family ones.  I am showing the one today that my cousin Janice hung on her barn in Darien, Wisconsin.  It is a replica of the quilt made by our great grandmother Hannah Hutchinson Davidson. She made the quilt […]

Hankie Hearts

To make a hankie heart select two hankies. Most need to have interfacing. This can be an iron on such as a tricot interfacing. Make a pattern from freezer paper. Mine is a 5 inch heart. This is a great way to use those special hankies! Cut a pattern from freezer paper. Mine is a […]

Madison Wisconsin Quilt Expo Trunk Show

Vintage Textiles With Wool Stitchery Eileen Daniels Lecture Price: $10.00 Select an Option Below                                                              Q18BB-T: Thur., Sept. 6, 2018 10 a.m..                                              […]

Phone Bag

I have been making these fun-to-wear phone purses for several years now, and I thought I could share a few pointers on making one. I have the iPhone 8 Plus so it is the bigger phone.  You can make yours smaller.  Just add 2” to your phone measurements both ways when planning the size. Mine […]