Happy Easter

Sunday, 20. April 2014 21:24 | Author:

Happy Easter!
This is the holiday quilt I created for our friends using fabrics my husband picked out.
It’s quilted with wavy lines and I added stitched words saying ‘happy hippity hop pity easter bunny’

Today’s question: What is your favorite candy?

Me: I can’t pick just one; favorites include Twix, Skittles, Reece’s Pieces

Category:Quilts | Comment (0)

Be Yourself

Saturday, 19. April 2014 21:24 | Author:

A reminder to ‘be yourself’ stitched into the quilt background.

She trusts herself (6.5” x 10”)

Today’s question: What is your favorite cookie?

Me: snicker doodle or no bake chocolate peanut butter

Category:Art Quilts | Comments (6)

Sewing is Fun

Friday, 18. April 2014 21:24 | Author:

A gift for a friend
Sewing is fun (6” x 9”)

Today’s question: What book are your reading?

Me: I just finished The Selection and The Elite. Both great! Thanks, Kristin for the recommendation.

Category:Art Quilts | Comments (5)

Looks to the Sky

Thursday, 17. April 2014 21:24 | Author:

Happiness in yellow

She looks to sky for inspiration (7” x 14”)

Today’s question: What is your favorite cake?

Me: coconut

Category:Art Quilts | Comments (6)

A Quilt for Me

Wednesday, 16. April 2014 21:24 | Author:

I couldn’t resist this Cori Dantini fabric when I saw it at a local quilt shop. The panels are adorable.
I found an earlier fabric lineavailable on Etsy and combined them to have 14 unique panels in 2 sizes.
I don’t usually do borders, but the pink and flowers seemed to tie everything together.
It’s backed with 4 different fabric that echo the collage elements in the prints.
It’s quilted with a closely spaced square spiral.
My cats love it as much as I do.

Today’s question: What was the last project you created for yourself?

Category:Quilts | Comments (6)

Joy in Each Stitch & Week 2 Winner

Tuesday, 15. April 2014 21:24 | Author:

I finally added the sentiment to this quilt – She finds joy in each stitch

I am loving the comments – seeing the answers to each question makes me smile. I’ve not been responding to each comment as I am preparing for a mini art show that will be hung in early May. I’ve busy stitching and playing with fabric.

The winner of week 2 giveaway is Daryl.

Thought you might like to see the prize packages.wpid-IMG_4606-2014-04-15-21-24.jpg
What will each weeks’s winner receive?
– a variety of fabric – hopefully something will inspire a fun project
– buttons
– trim and ribbon
– pretty papers
– spool photo holders
– Embellishments (keys, lace, clips)
– a few of my business cards – they are like tiny prints

Today’s question: What is your favorite chip flavor/brand?

Me: I am a big fan of Grizzly Chips (Alaska Chips Company).

Category:Art Quilts | Comments (9)

Better with a Friend

Monday, 14. April 2014 19:03 | Author:

I had accidentally made an extra umbrella girl. Why not put two girls on one quilt?

Friends, barefoot in the rain.

Rainy day is better with a friend (9” x 13”)

Today’s question: What is your favorite ice-cream?

Me: Haagen-Dazs Carmel cone

Category:Art Quilts | Comments (9)

Dreams Grow

Sunday, 13. April 2014 19:02 | Author:

Purple hair!

Her dreams grow daily (6” x 9”)

Today’s question: Do you color your hair?

Me: sometimes – right now my last coloring has grown out

Category:Art Quilts | Comments (6)

Happy Moments

Saturday, 12. April 2014 12:06 | Author:


Mind swirls with happy moments (6” x 9”)

Today’s question: Do you still have your tonsils?

Me: yes, though with every case of tonsillitis or strep throat, I wish I didn’t

Category:Art Quilts | Comments (7)

Dance in the Rain

Friday, 11. April 2014 12:06 | Author:

This is the same pattern as yesterday’s quilt. I am always impressed how fabric choices can change a quilt.

I love using this vintage fabric for dresses – the scale is perfect

She dances in the rain (9” x 13”)

Today’s question: Summer or winter?

Me: winter unless it is summer in Alaska – summer anywhere else is too hot and humid

Category:Art Quilts | Comments (5)