A central focus on my quilt style is the use of unusual combinations of patterned fabrics. My stash contains all sorts of interesting fabrics — all 100% cotton, but each with a distinctive look. Learning how to use these fabrics in both pictorial and abstract quilt designs is an interesting challenge. For many years I’ve [Continue Reading]
NEW QUILT DESIGN BASICS: LEAF DESIGN WORKSHOP, FEBRUARY 13-14, 2021
I am excited to announce my new Virtual workshops for early Spring, 2021. I am offering three virtual workshops in February and March. To get more information about each workshop and how to register, click on the link below: VIRTUAL QUILT DESIGN BASICS: LEAF DESIGN
NEW CHICKEN CHALLENGE VIRTUAL WORKSHOP, MARCH 6-7, 2021
I am excited to announce my new Virtual workshops for early Spring, 2021. I am offering three virtual workshops in February and March. To get more information about each workshop and how to register, click on the link below: CHICKEN CHALLENGE VIRTUAL WORKSHOP
NEW BIRD OF PARADISE VIRTUAL WORKSHOPS, MARCH 20-21!
I am excited to announce my new Virtual workshops for early Spring, 2021. I am offering three virtual workshops in February and March. To get more information about each workshop and how to register, click on the link below: Bird of Paradise Virtual Workshop, March 20-21.
What better than a playful Red Panda to cheer your wall!! This beguiling creature has the most adorable face. What better than this cute red face peaking over a purple rock!! The fabric choices in my Red Panda pattern shows how stripes can add movement to a quilt. The variety of reads and oranges with [Continue Reading]
Bird of Paradise
Bird of Paradise is a flower I’ve long admired. Stately, elegant and vibrant, this blossom just begs to become a quilt. This is my version of this tropical beauty. In this pattern, I’ve used a variety of prints to create dimension and visual interest. I also like the double border that is part of the [Continue Reading]
Zoom Workshops and Lectures now Available!
You know the old saying, “Unusual times call for lemonade”…. or is it…….”When life hands you lemons, zoom” ? Anyway…. Guilds, Quilt shops and Quilters everywhere have been engaged in helping and staying connected. Every quilter I know has sewn masks (sometimes thousands of them!) and helped neighbors. And Guilds have adopted Zoom and other [Continue Reading]
RED STAR / GOLD HEART PATTERNS!
I’m excited to be posting these two new patterns. The designs are 6 inch blocks and are straight seam designs that are simple to sew. Varying the size of each block in wallhangings will give the quilt some additonal visual interest. Please share photos of your quilts with me! I plan to giving a small [Continue Reading]
Red Star/ Gold Heart quilts Join me!!
When I was young, I remember my Grandmother explaining to me why she still proudly hung a small banner with 4 blue stars in her window. This, she said, was a banner honoring her sons who served in WWII. As each of her boys volunteered for service, another star was added to the banner. [Continue Reading]
Artisan Collection Daylily Pattern
I’m excited that my Daylily pattern is now available. It is the newest additional to the Artisan Series of patterns. The gentle curves in the pattern capture the elegance of this flower. All sorts of different fabric choices work well for the integrated border and really help showcase this flower. Available though my Etsy Shop.