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Driftwood Forts at the Central Oregon Coast

Driftwood Forts at the Central Oregon Coast

I am privileged to live at the Central Oregon Coast and just up the hill from the prettiest beach ever, Ona Beach.  Many times on my walks I will see wonderful driftwood structures and always want to capture them and share them.  Here are a few I spied not long ago....
Pillow Case Demo

Pillow Case Demo

I am reposting this.  The original post was February 17, 2009.  These pillow cases make the best presents!! Always a hit with any age sweet dreamer. This is a very fun way to construct a pillow case. It will be a 2 part blog. I am going to use photos mostly for the...
Pillow Case Demo Part 2

Pillow Case Demo Part 2

Here’s the second part of the Pillow Case Tutorial originally posted in February 2009.  Enjoy!! This will be mostly visuals–you are going to finish the side seams of your pillow case by using a French seam. But first press your pillow case flat, removing...
Never a good look in the QuilTak office….

Never a good look in the QuilTak office….

…..this happens sometimes,, but not very often over the last 24 years.  But un-repairable.  We have a great source for help on our website,, just send us a note or call us and we can talk you through just about any QuilTak tool issue over the phone,, and I am...
Backing up Data-Just Do It!

Backing up Data-Just Do It!

So,,, I am not truly consistent about backing up my data on my computers and various devices on a regular schedule.  However I am really good about backing up to my mobile hard drive before I update my computers.  But, what I realize is that I am taking for granted...
A New Beginning for 2016

A New Beginning for 2016

The Oregon Coast It’s been awhile ;-)) (don’t even go look for the date of the last posting)  what can I say,?? life happens and we do the best we can do with the adjustments we can make.  But lots of fun stuff is happening for QuilTak at the start of this...
Another Fun Day at Work

Another Fun Day at Work

So,, yesterday I was playing in the studio with good friend Carrie who owns the Wine Place in Yachats.  It’s not Carrie’s first trip to the studio.  She is always a little (lot) overwhelmed at the amount of “inventory” as she calls it and the...
The Albany Historic Carousel

The Albany Historic Carousel

http://www.facebook.com/AlbanyHistoricCarousel Giraffe The Chicken   Horse before paint   Finished horse So as you can imagine,, I really like Carousels and it is just the biggest treat to be able to go watch one being  born.  My friend Ellen Anderson met me...

Wooliemittens-How to stay warm and cozy

These folks are customers of QuilTak.  They have found a use for the tool and Taks to keep their mitten cuffs–Wooliemittens–secure in retail stores.  Those friends who live or perhaps have family or friends in colder climates,, check these cuties out,,...