Monday, July 29, 2019


I love drunkards path blocks. This one measures 1.25 finished. I think a nap is in order.

Saturday, June 29, 2019


This is the most challenging block I have done to date. It is from the Circle Pizzaz book by Judy Cisneros. Very satisfying using templates to create it. This is not new, but I think her process was greatly underrated. If you are looking for that spark of creativity, this is it.

Friday, June 21, 2019


I read somewhere, this is the 20th anniversary of the " blog". The author stated his reason for continuing his blog on all things music. " I believe that exploring ideas is a good reason to blog. Also sharing experience and asking questions."

This was my reason all along, but I felt like I was having a one-sided conversation.

Let's do it again....stay tuned. Large apple core Missouri star template. Machine pieced and quilted.

Sunday, July 26, 2015


I seriously need to clean and purge my sewing room.but it is so overwhelming it makes me I made some fabric post cards instead.

I feel much better.

Monday, June 29, 2015


My guild is having it's quilt show soon and I decided to do a new project for it. It is a pattern by Terri Stegmiller  called Growin Flowers that I have had for years. She gives you 4 versions to choose from. The background is pieced and the buds are hand appliqued. FMQ in process. You can find the pattern and her wonderful

Monday, June 1, 2015


This is my first day of a one month "no quilting for clients" vacation. I had wanted to do a bigger version of SUN SPOTS and I was very surprised to see it did not please me in it's original form. I made some changes in the design and I am very happy as you will see with the multitude of pictures
I especially love the skinny fused black lines. A little labor intensive, but worth it.

I can't wait to see what I will decide to finish, start, dream up tomorrow! What plans do you have for the summer?

Friday, April 10, 2015


What started out as an example of when it was necessary to mark a pattern for FMQ....

If you want a round in this very old applique pattern.....

Became a morning of what if ????

FMQ with a little laundry marker here and there.