Reader Creativity

I love seeing quilters, artists and crafters creating pieces inspired by my patterns and creations. Mary created quilted bags as a surprise for the members of her sewing group, the Quilting Queens, to use as project bags. Each is approximately 23” x 17” x 7” and has high heels on one side and a girl […]

Tiny Portraits

wish :: create joy Tiny stitched portraits – they not only help me practice my free motion stitching, I get the joy of coloring them. dream :: glow :: hello :: hello joy :: love :: be you (each 3.5” x 4.5”) I also love that my small bits of batting and fabric scraps have […]

Sew Happy Home

A cat sits atop shelves full of fabric and stares out the window. A dog naps next to a sewing table. A girl cut fabric for her next project. Each scene is part of a 9” x 36” quilt block I designed for a local quilt shop for the 2016 Row by Row Experience. I […]

They Enjoy Date Nights

Date nights in my household is often a movie on the couch after a yummy dinner at home or a movie on half price day. Regardless of what we are doing, it’s always nice to spend time together. They enjoy date nights (13” x 17”) What are some of your favorite date nights?

Pet Portraits

I spent some time doodle stitching and later coloring some tiny pet portraits. Each one measure 3.5” x 4.5”. This is Fluffy. She insisted I take a break while she sat on my chest and purred. She was not happy that I stopped petting her to take her picture.