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The Year Without Quilting

I didn’t plan it really. It just happened.

I stopped quilting. And it was good. Really good.

I spent January and February of 2015 designing and stitching like a maniac, making a couple of art quilts to submit to a juried exhibit. 888 more words


It started with a tree ... (part 2)

The “tree” quilt is finished.  At least it started with a tree!  I had a vision in my mind of a tree with falling leaves that landed in a pile in the opposite corner and it all came together from there.   191 more words


A Whale of a Tale and a Q2 FAL Finish

Hello Everyone! I’m excited that I can finally show you the nautical quilt that I made for Jacquelynne Steves The Art of Home Club. This quilt is also on my list for the 2017 Finish-A-Long for Q2. 348 more words

Odds & Ends

I tried out a sample piece today using fleece instead of batting, so I wanted to share this video to show how it turned out. 32 more words



I’m calling this my build-a-block quilt.  It was kind of like going to Build-a-Bear, except in this case you pay all the money AND do all the work yourself! 726 more words



Have you ever seen fireflies? I can’t remember when I saw them last time but it was definitely in my childhood, in my home town near the river or stream. 420 more words


Shazam! New Modern Pattern

Do you love a challenge? I do. Being an Island Batik Ambassador, I receive a monthly challenge. May’s challenge is to design a Modern Quilt using the fabrics from our January box delivery. 457 more words