Zip Bags

In the past when I’ve traveled I’ve stashed items in ziplock bags. They are not very attractive or reusable, so before our most recent trip I made some zip bags. I used this pattern and it’s the first time that I’ve gotten repeatably great results. I am excited to try more projects with zippers. What […]

Red Head

Sometime in 2007 I created this fused red-head girl while crafting with my mom. I never turned the top into a quilt and it got shuffled from place to place and lost in our move to Anchorage. While searching for another lost project (still not found) I stumbled upon the top and set about making […]

Citrus Quilt Blocks

The Anchorage Modern Quilt Guild has begun hosting challenges to make quilt blocks to for charity quilts. The blocks due in July were to be 12” finished and use citrus colors. I pulled fabrics from my stash to make orange, lemon and lime blocks. Orange Block The orange block let me practice piecing letters and […]

Small Quilts

The Anchorage Log Cabin Quilters have a quilt show and small quilt auction each year. I can’t be an officer in the guild because the meetings are doing the time I work, but I can donate small quilts for the auction. Here are my three latest. Striped Buttons (14” x 14”) Striped Buttons uses an […]

Scenes from Vacation

too hot blueberry picking yummy fun with friends hiking in the words a ski slope in summer an aquarium s’mores long plane rides, road trips, visiting family and friends laughter wonderful to leave home and forget work already looking forward to the next vacation when we’ll visit more family and not be hot (it’ll be […]