Full of Joy

“Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain… To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices – today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it.” – Kevyn Aucoin She is full of […]

Reader Creativity

I love seeing quilters, artists and crafters creating pieces inspired by my patterns and creations. I hope you will enjoy seeing these creation as much as I do. Barbara created her first mini quilt using my umbrella girl pattern. I like the mixed materials – it gives it texture and keeps your eye dancing. LaDawn […]


“A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.” – Lao Tzu I’m planning a trip to the SAQA conference in San Antonio and then I’ll hop on a plane to visit family in Indiana and hopefully teach a workshop or three the second week of April. If you have a […]


That’s not my arm, but it is fantastic. My queen of hearts quilt became a sticker and then it became a tattoo. The arm belongs to the magical Annie Ciszak Pazar who is part of a local co-op gallery with me. We also have holiday bazaar booths across from each other – I’m mesmerized by […]