Erika’s Hobo Quilt

Check out Erika’s Hobo Quilt.  At Threads of Time, we’re always thrilled when someone brings in a finished project, and we have watched Erika’s fast and persistent progress on this quilt.  We think it’s fabulous. Debra G. Henninger’s book, Hobo Quilts, looks at the men who rode the rails during the depression and communicated with […]

Brian Haggard: A Creative Mind and the Power of Thread

Brian Haggard, a quilt artist, teacher, and lecturer extraordinaire is coming to Threads of Time in September to give a workshop, and we can’t wait!  You won’t want to either. When we first met Brian and his partner, Kevin, a few weeks ago, we formed an instant friendship. Lots of great ideas and funny stories were […]

The “Hand-Me-Down” and Hand Sewing

My daughter is now  almost 28 years old, but she had given me one of her old sweaters from her early college days. I loved the color,  and it was a really nice weight, so eight years later, I was still holding onto it.  Taking my trusty, sharp Gingher scissors, I fearlessly cut off the hoodie. (What did […]