Quilting Your Way Through Tough Times

The pandemic resulted in a resurgence in making things at home, from baking bread to trying new things. Some people are learning new crafts while others are rekindling their love of a hobby that they set aside long ago. This new or renewed interest can be a solution to boredom, or it can be a conscious effort to keep busy, to feel useful, and to be part of something when we may be feeling left out from our usual life’s events.

Creating My Half Square Trip Around The World Quilt

At the end of November, I decided to make a new quilt for our bed. Four years ago, I made a lovely one that I call Marijke’s Garden. We had a queen size bed and I made it wider than usual because that way my husband and I both had a good amount of quilt to snuggle under.