Traffic Pattern is one of my favorite quilts.  Ever since I designed and made the first quilt in grey and yellow a few years ago, I've wanted to make a baby quilt with a rainbow of birds.  Well, I did it!  Isn't it adorable? Even better,...

Teaching classes at QuiltCon was such fun!  I taught Machine Appliqué on Friday, Hand Appliqué on Saturday and Bias Appliqué on Sunday.  I had a classroom volunteer for each class which was wonderful!  Rebecca, Jody and Deborah were all such lovely and helpful people I'd...

1. Summer Sunrise pillow, 2. Curried Plums, 3. Daisy Chain Table Topper, 4. Coffeehouse, 5. Biltmore Bias, 6. CelebrationTableRunner, 7. Ephemeral Elegance, 8. An Evergreen Bias, 9. Sudoku Streetlight Regular readers of my blog will know how much I love working with bias strips.  It occurred...

I'm so looking forward to the quilt show part of QuiltCon!  I've been to a few national quilt shows over the years and, while I always enjoy the creativity and workmanship, they often don't have many quilts that are my style.  Quilts that make me...

I'm excited to announce that I'll be teaching three appliqué classes locally this fall!   Each class features a project designed especially to help you learn the techniques involved.  I purposely kept the projects small so you can learn the techniques without adding a large project...

With this hot summer we're having, it feels good to think ahead to Fall and next February.  So, why am I thinking about Fall and February?  Because that's when I'll be teaching my machine appliqué class!  February will be at QuiltCon (Friday, Feb 22) and I'll...

The Modern Quilt Guild announced all the classes and lectures for QuiltCon yesterday.  I am totally blown away by the amazing people they have on the schedule.  I am even more in awe that I'm one of them! More about my classes in a minute, but...

From the pattern cover Do you ever have that nagging feeling that there is something you are supposed to be doing but you don't know what it is?  I had that feeling Monday night.  I went through my mental to do list and couldn't identify the...