Last December I needed something to occupy my mind and hands. Late in the month I discovered Pat Sloan’s upcoming Solstice Quilt Along project. Each week from the winter solstice to the summer solstice she would release a quilt block. If one followed along with her asymmetrical blocks and completed the various borders, the final… Continue reading Solstice QAL Complete!
Six months ago I was sitting here in the dark – physically, emotionally, spiritually. There was darkness everywhere. There were glimmers of light too, but it was mostly dark. And, I was okay with that. Nature outwardly reflected my inward being. We were on the same page – hello, darkness my old friend… And now,… Continue reading Solstice, Part 2
We’re half way between the winter and summer solstices now. The only reason I know that is because I’m doing a Solstice Quilt Along. Each week Pat Sloan adds a new block pattern to her website for anyone to print off and create on their own. I’m really enjoying it! This is my first QAL… Continue reading Solstice QAL Update
I’m struggling to focus my thinking enough to write something coherent today. I could ignore my goal of writing every day during Lent. I did say I wouldn’t write if I had nothing to say. And, I’ve already missed one day, so what will it hurt to miss another? I don’t want to write today… Continue reading Unfocused
Last week was the winter solstice – the longest night of the year. Thanks to the rhythms of nature, in six months we’ll recognize the summer solstice – the longest day of the year. More dark, less light. More light, less dark. Back and forth we go year after year. Most of my quilting projects… Continue reading Solstice QAL
I’ve never paid much attention to the winter solstice because I prefer the summer solstice – lots of light everywhere. I happened to be in Fairbanks, Alaska one year in late June. The sun came up at one point in the sky, then it rotated all the way around the horizon, back to the same… Continue reading Solstice