Simple Pleasures


Life is full of simple pleasures – as long as we take pauses to appreciate the world around us. To me, being able to sit in my chair and do a bit of stitching is one of life’s most enjoyable simple pleasures. Seeing a completed quilt adding to the coziness of home on a spring day is another simple pleasure.


I like the harmony in this quilt entitling “Simple Pleasures”. I am normally drawn to blocks that stand out, but this soft-colored quilt has grown on me. It will always remind me of a significant moment of my life:




The “Simple Pleasures” quilt is featured in the May 2009 of “The Quilter”. Kits to reproduce the quilt is available at


I hope your week got off a great start, and that it will be sprinkled with various simple pleasures of life! I will catch up with you tomorrow.

“Three-in-One” – The Quilter (May 2009) – please scroll down for new posts!


Just in — The May Issue of The Quilter!! It is an extra exciting issue for me – as three of my quilts are featured in the issue! I would love to know which is your favorite!!

Cozy Patch:



Simple Pleasures:



Bluebird Ballad:



And a little blurb about me by the editor:


I will do closeup pictures of Simple Pleasures and Bluebird Ballad next week. I have already posted about “Cozy Patch” last week.

Meanwhile, I am going to work on finishing another quilt — and then, I still have to get things ready for dinner! Have a great weekend, everyone!

Updated 3/2/09: Click here to see closeups of “Bluebird Ballad”.

Updated 3/9/09: Click here to see closeups of “Simple Pleasures”.