March 13, 2017

My desire is to share all the great things I've learned about quilting on this blog, but this situation has really stumped me.  I want to make a triangle in a square on a 4" finished unit.  I've ruined a lot of my fabric trying to work this out.  I don't want to founda...

February 9, 2017

Thank you McCall's for publishing my White Nights quilt! If you are visiting from McCall's - welcome!  I'm glad you stopped by.  Continue reading and you'll see a few more pictures of White Nights.  This, my friends, is my favorite quilt.  When I decided to build...

November 18, 2016

If you are visiting from Quiltmaker's website, welcome!  I'm glad you've stopped by my little neighborhood. If you are new to my site you can read a little more about me here.  I am super excited to have a block in this issue.  It's my first time! You'll find my block...

September 11, 2016

I thought they had decided not to use my Sassy Sister quilt, because I hadn't received my pre-sale-date copies of the magazine.  I inquired and received this picture as a response...the magazine comes out tomorrow!

 My, oh my!  I was thrilled.  I hope you folks like it...

August 26, 2016

When I first started learning to piece quilts, I heard that if your 1/4" seam was not quite 1/4" you were ok as long as it was consistent throughout the seams of the quilt top.  While that may be true for some quilt patterns (I'm certainly not going to spend my thought...

August 19, 2016

Started a new quilt today.  I submitted a block to Quiltmaker several months ago.  Yesterday, I received the email saying my block would be in Volume 14 which goes on sale November 16th.  When I submitted the block, I also submitted a quilt design made from the block....

August 14, 2016

I have a process I use for my quilt labels.  I've tried various methods but I settled on one that seems to work best for me.  I spent some time today replacing a few labels.  A friend suggested that I either add an additional label or change the labels to include the m...

August 6, 2016

Except for being in the water, is there anything else to do on these awful hot and humid days?  I tried to run yesterday and it wasn't pretty. It was mostly cloudy with a breeze but the humidity, oh my.  I hate summer running. That pace, well, it was a lot of walking....

June 16, 2016

If you are visiting from the McCall's Quilting website - Hello!  Glad you stopped by.   I love to quilt, design quilt patterns, and an assortment of other hobbies - running, cooking, DIY, photography, research, and woodworking. Maybe you could describe me as a Jack of...

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