Category Archives: Edie McGinnis

September 19, 2014

Not So Matchy-Matchy After All

By Edie McGinnis A couple of weeks ago, my friend, Alma Allen called and wanted to know whether we could meet for lunch. And, by the way, did I want an old quilt she wanted to get rid of? Do I want an old quilt? That’s like asking me if I would like to keep Continue Reading

September 12, 2014

My New Best Friends

By Edie McGinnis Remember that great big pile of rulers I blogged about not too long ago? Can you believe I’ve added more to the mix? I can hear some of you snickering. But wait, wait until I tell you about them. I wish I had bought these about a thousand years ago, when I Continue Reading

September 5, 2014

A Tisket, A Tasket, What Shall I Do With These Baskets?

By Edie McGinnis Ah, eBay, you are just too tempting at times. I look at the little bitty pictures of the item that has caught my eye, and I read the description. I click on the button that puts the item in my “watch” list, and try to forget about it. Sometimes that works for Continue Reading

September 4, 2014

Bobbins’ Bargains in a Traveling Mood

This week, Mrs. Bobbins is ready to head out on the highway. She is always one to find a good deal out there in the quilt world. Now she brings her amazing talents to you … with her weekly Bobbins’ Bargains! Every Thursday, Mrs. Bobbins will select one of our books and offer it to Continue Reading

August 29, 2014

Worth the Effort

By Edie McGinnis Labor Day weekend is upon us. It is the day set aside to honor the contributions American workers have made to the prosperity and strength of our country. I often think of how hard my dad worked. He was a cooper and made barrels for the American Distilling Co, in Pekin, Illinois. Continue Reading