Bloom Love Live Happy

My paint chip colors inspired another projects using canvas, sheet musics, fabric, wire, wool and thread. I created canvas quilt backgrounds bound pillowcase style. Then stitched slightly ruffled strips of sheet music to the background. For love, I tore strips of purple fabric and ruffled them as I stitched them to the background with orange […]

Spooky House

For a quilt guild challenge, we were to create a small quilt based on paint chips with color names starting the with same letters as our initials. My colors where Charcoal sketch (Black), Autumn sunset (orange) and Plum (purple). A few years ago, I found drawing of a haunted house that’s been in my inspiration file. […]

Notebook Covers

I used a composition notebook for work, but I like to have something with character sitting on my desk. With school supplies on sale, I picked up 5 notebooks and used fabrics I found a local quilt shop to make some pretty covers. This tutorial is close to the method I used. However, I stitched […]


This was the reality of the tables in my sewing room on Thursday – an explosion of projects in progress, direction changes and laziness. The floor looked even worse. *Sigh* It still looks like that now, despite finishing a few of those projects and being home most of the day. I plowed through some administrative […]