Now stitiching

I have 11 art quilts in various stages of completion on my desk. I work better in larger quantities. The repetition of mass production is soothing. It allows me to dream up new ideas or just engross myself in Vampire Diaries on Netflix. These are sneak peeks of what’s captivating my attention. It was supposed […]

Hearts & Love

She let love grow – detail I have Valentine’s Day on my brain – I keep sewing, doodling and fashioning hearts. She let love grow (9”x12”) I decided to stitch up two little ladies who love love from various scraps on background fabric I dyed for my wedding in 2005 (rather fitting for valentine’s quilts) […]

Swoon Baby Quilts

Swoon baby quilt – blue/green (34” x 34”) In a quest to complete UFOs and avoid creating new UFOs, I couldn’t leave my test blocks sitting around. I added more fabric and turned them into quilts to welcome new babies. Swoon baby quilt – purple/pink (34” x 34”) On the blue/green one I quilted in […]


I kept seeing Swoon blocks in various blogs – I loved the size of the block (24”) and how different they could be based on fabric selection. I had to give it a try. I purchased the pattern late last week and made a two test blocks. I’m not usually much for intricate cutting and […]

Love and Happiness

Love and Happiness (44” x 44”) When I was making the Joy quilt, I second guessed the bright colors and pieced a second top. I consulted my husband as to which to finish and give to his grandmother who loved the bright colors and patterns in her quilt. I didn’t want the other top be […]

Mustache Art

My final handmade holiday gift has been received. Our friend loves mustaches and my husband and I wanted to find something for her new apartment to reflect her style. After a bit of searching we opted to make her some art. She’d been out of town for 3 weeks so she didn’t open her gift […]