I Present Insanity V

Insanity V is a baby quilt that has 1,600  neutral squares that begin at 1 1/2” and finish at 1”. I quilted it with hearts and swirls then decided the hearts needed more definition and outlined them with neutral variegated thread in a feather stitch. This is my smallest piece in…

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First ufo finish of 2020

This quilt was started a couple of years ago at a retreat. It is an improv quilt using cherished scraps of my Denise Schmidts’ Flea Market Fancy fabric line so I named the quilt Flea Market Improv.   The picture on the left is a close up of the fabric…

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End Of Year Busy

I have been cleaning, sorting, editing and rearranging my studio for the last couple of months. I found lots of things that no longer interest me and lots of things that inspired me so it has been time well spent. This beautiful 1951 Singer Featherweight is my new machine acquisition…

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Finally Finished “Long Time Gone”

THIS IS MY LONG TIME GONE QUILT – FINALLY. I pieced this beautiful Jen Kingwell Long Time Gone pattern in 2017 before Hurricane Harvey. It sat here ready to quilt and finally my sweet friend and longarm quilter Lee Jenkins took pity on me and offered to do her magic…

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Tutorial for Book/Market Bag

I have been making these book bags for many years but I have picked them back up again and have been asked for instructions so here you go.  You will need: 2 pieces fabric 18” x 18” here I have used upholstery fabric. Other good choices are canvas/duck, denim, corduroy…

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