Rising Sun Quilt Block-Sampler Quilt

  This is the last block in this 19th century sampler quilt.  The block is the Rising Sun from the period just before the Civil War.  It was one of the few block patterns that had a name during that period.  I looked for a long time for this pattern on the internet but could…

Carolina Lilly Quilt Block – Sampler Quilt

  I needed more novelty blocks for my sampler quilt to give it more visual appeal.  I actually didn’t want to do any applique blocks in the series because I feel that technique needs to be taught in several lessons.  So that will make a future diary series for our group at a later time….

Oatmeal Batter Bread-Easy

    Most oatmeal bread recipes make a dense loaf but I wanted a lighter easy oatmeal bread.  After trying several recipes I decided to adapt my batter recipe into an oatmeal bread.  It turned out good.  It had a chewy crust and was light inside with a little oatmeal texture.  The brown sugar give…