Sticks Workshop

Sticks 2

I will be teaching a workshop at No Place Like Home Quilt Shop in Minneapolis, Kansas on June 7 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Take a peek at this colorful, fun quilt in progress! and sign up soon to


Trying thread drawing

rainbow stitch 2

After my last two quilt project failures, I went back to what I know how to do; but the urge to draw a design on fabric kept nagging me to try something new yet again.  What fun results!  The clown


Failure is the Best Teacher!

Failure quilt 1

I have been trying a new piecing technique that uses deeper curves on a background fabric. I have the technique down, but somehow the quilts ended up too busy and confusing.  I tried three times with this technique, each with


String Quilts

String quilts 012514

I have been hard at work in my  studio sewing on string quilt samples for my up-coming classes.  I will be teaching two workshops in February and one in April on this fun, easy, versatile, and scrappy technique.  This is


Little Bits Villiage

Little Bits Village

This is a fun experiment I am working on with newly created fabric.  I love the rich color and texture this gives my fabric.  I haven’t finished the house yet, but as you can see, I have been working on


Time for a makeover!

Time for a Makeover

I think this block needs a makeover!  It is an orphaned block from an Irish Chain quilt I made back in my traditional quilting days, and I never could figure out what to do with this left-over block since the


Welcome to my sewing studio!

My Studio

This is my studio, and as you see it is full of fabric scraps in piles and several projects being worked on at the same time!  It helps me to work with several projects at a time, because I frequently

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