Splendid Sampler Wings

Block number two uses 1 1/2" pieces to make butterflies.  This block also has embroidered antennas. … [Continue reading]

The Splendid Sampler with Pat Sloan and Jane Davidson

The Splendid Sampler is designed by Pat Sloan and Jane Davidson with several other sewing/quilting teachers. This is a F R E E quilt along!  I'm drawn to this project because it promises to vary in techniques as well as provide lots of extra project … [Continue reading]

Free Motion Quilting Play

Here's my latest playing with free motion quilting.   What do you think? … [Continue reading]

Painting with Thread

Yesterday I had the pleasure of participating in a thread painting class with Sarah Smith, fiber artist, teacher and author.  Sarah likens thread painting on fabric to using the big box of crayons we had as children.  I wholeheartedly agree! … [Continue reading]

Landscape Quilts

Having been intrigued by landscape quilts for years, I'm beginning my journey of learning the process.  I envision using many different types of fabrics and threads.  While some people paint their landscape quilts to achieve beautiful results, I'm … [Continue reading]

Wallhanging Tabs

Hanging a quilt is as important as the quilt itself.  Your finished project shouldn't hang in a way that will detract from its beauty.  Here's an easy and practical way to make tabs to display your quilts. … [Continue reading]

Prima Diva

I made this Prima Diva Purse.  It's T H I C K and loaded with pockets - zippered, open, curved, credit cards!  … [Continue reading]

A Quilt For Dottie

I wanted to share some meandering "play" on the back of a quilt made for someone very special in Florida. … [Continue reading]

New York Beauty

Ready for Broadway?  I think so!  These colors are fantastic.  I was asked to quilt with a modern flair to enhance the pattern. … [Continue reading]

Leaf Placemats – A Judy Niemeyer Pattern

After quilting Judy Niemeyer's Cattails quilt, I was intrigued to see what all the fuss about Quiltworx patterns is.  Making four placements would be a snap.  I chose something small, quick, easy.  Right? … [Continue reading]