Madison T. Dog July 14, 2001-February 22, 2011 I lost my shadow this morning. Last spring Madison developed a bump under his left eye, all of a sudden. I thought I had konked him on the head accidentally with the shower nozzle. It persisted. Tests early in the fall indicated cancer. He wasn't in any pain. … Continue reading What a dog!
My nephew Mason is getting his quilt. Soon. Really soon. The first three nephews got their quilts before they could sit up. Mason's already in school. Poor kid. It wasn't bad enough that I conned his non-quilting mother into making the top. It's been years (plural) since our little project together began and the quilt … Continue reading True Confessions
It was a Big Day around the Simms household yesterday. I changed the shower curtain. Yes indeed, a time for celebration. I finally broke out the clear plastic shower curtain liner I picked up at Ikea and up she went. Naturally that inspired me to crawl inside the shower and make a video. I thought … Continue reading I Can See Clearly Now
Greetings from Madison T. Dog, canine correspondent for Mommy's blog, Through The Eyes of a Quilter. Today we'll be looking through the eyes of a Golden Retriever. My eyes are just a little closer to the ground and I don't play with needles. I am a Golden Retriever. My fur is gold colored and Mommy retrieves … Continue reading Hair of the Dog
My cousin Niki finished her quilt top back in 2007 and she did a great job. It took us more than three years to find the time to get her top quilted. That's because we live halfway across the country from each other. I'm in Michigan; Niki is in Florida. On Friday, the stars and planets aligned … Continue reading Rent Time on a Longarm