Quilting is Her Happy

This has been me for the last few weeks – stitching like crazy. Journals and quilts. Sometimes the sewing machine is switched to a computer as I type up articles, design flyers and layout photos for fabric prints. Quilting is her happy (9” x 12”) Despite the crazy making feeling as I dash toward deadlines, […]

Wedding Gift

My friends are getting married and as usual I created a quilt as their gift. They asked if the quilt might be used as the backdrop for the ceremony so I got busy planning, cutting and stitching. It incorporates their colors including gold which was a subtle pattern in most of the neutrals. It’s backed […]

Around Here Lately

A week with friends visiting Alaska was seriously fun and just the break I needed. We hiked around lakes, biked around town, rode a tram up a mountain for a yummy lunch and of course took the always amazing wildlife cruise to see glaciers, whales, puffins and more. Despite massive amounts of sunscreen, I sunburned […]

Find Her Way

Red hair, blue shirt, white-ish background – this is as close to patriotic as I get. Hope those in the USA had a great holiday. We celebrated with movies, yummy food and cleaning/setting up the house before house guests arrive while the cats hid from firecrackers and the vacuum. Finding her way (11” x 12”) […]

Love Fills Her Heart

Sometimes I try very hard to add an extra layer of fabric under a girl’s dress so the background doesn’t show through, but the subtle pattern from the background is pretty here. This color combination brings me back to high school when a sales lady in a department store convinced me and my mom that […]