Welcome Blog Hoppers! Whoosh!! This summer flew by, it seems like only yesterday that school was out and summer camp was in session. Now it is time to pick apples and to think about canning the summer’s harvest. I was very busy longarm quilting for my wonderful clients, but not so busy that I couldn’t […]
Welcome!! It was so nice to send my son off to his first day as a Junior in high school. How time flies!!! It seems like yesterday that he was a babe, now he is 6’4″!!! He views my quilting projects with a critical eye and knows where to find freezer paper in the grocery store. Time has […]
Ta Da!! Let me introduce to you the Travelling Stash Box (with apologies for the horrid photo): Inside you will find some of the following treasures: fabric, patterns galore, a few books and some small surprises. The fabric comes in many varieties, including some novelties perfect for an Eye Spy or Economy Block […]
I feel so grateful toward my other QDaD participants–they have been so generous toward me and my designs. When I started Quilt Design a Day, I didn’t think I would be able design each and every day. However, setting aside 15 to 20 minutes each day to design has increased my creativity, my commitment to […]
A friend of mine was talking about my designs at dinner a couple of weeks ago and she challenged me to take one block design and use it in several quilt designs. I’ve really appreciated it when other designers on qdad (Quilt Design a Day) have done this. The slide show above shows my designs for […]
In memory of all who have lost their lives this week due to violence.
There are a series of interviews about Quilt Design a Day (Qdad) on the Sew Mama Sew blog: Amy Gunson of Badskirt, Anne Sullivan of Play-Crafts, Michelle Wilkie from Factotum of Arts and Stacey Day of Stacey in Stitches. Amy is featuring her first pattern and a giveaway. I really enjoy designing for Qdad, it is daily practice for my creative ‘muscle’ and a wonderful, supportive community. When I first started […]