Try a Taste of a Summer Sweet Rag Quilt.

One of my very favorite quilts to make are rag ones with frayed edges at the seams. I love them for 3 reasons:

1. They remind me of a cake in the oven. You sew the quilt but until it washes and dries you don’t really know how it will turn out. So you have anticipation and surprise.

2.  They are perfectly soft with so much texture you can’t help but want to touch them. They are quilts to be cuddled and used until they are worn out and then you still use them because they are even softer than before.

3. Rag quilts are relaxed quilts. They are undemanding and rewarding, just like my golden retriever.

Here is my latest crazy rag quilt, modeled by my daughter, Evelyn:

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She was in a “Mommy, take my picture” mood, so here is one more of her on the trampoline:

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I’m not writing a pattern for this quilt, but I am planning on making a whole batch for sale in the shop in different sizes and colors. The one Evelyn is modeling is called Summer Sweet Reversible Crazy Rag Quilt and is available in my Etsy shop here .

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When Is a Cat a Horse? Crazy, Right?

Chances are you have never been to Wee Bigger Farm. It’s my favorite farm to visit. Of course, it is also my sister’s farm so it’s sort of like a private petting zoo where the farmer greets you with smiles and hugs. My sister has horses, ponies, chickens, rabbits, Irish Deerhounds, cats, and, as of 2 weeks ago, a new filly named Katt.

Katt is a Norwegian Fjord kind of horse which makes her beautiful AND incredibly gentle. At her young age she ran to greet us with her own version of a smile and a hug. This is my mom and dad and Katt:

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Now that you have read the sweet part of this blog post, here is the crazy part:

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Crazy Sweet Quilt and Pattern available in the shop here.