A peak inside my crazy brain. More accurately, a look at the process and fun stuff I perpetually create.

Here to both entertain and inspire you.

 
(True confession: my sewing room is rarely this neat.)
Quilters' Playcation Adventure Sewalong 2024 Update adventure sewalong improv Jun 06, 2024

Wow! Three rows in to this quilt and I fall more and more in love. She is just so bright and cheerful.

It is definitely a different creative challenge to design a quilt as you go. I try to...

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Quilters' Playcation Adventure Sewalong 2024 - Week 14 Update adventure sewalong Apr 19, 2024

Oh my goodness does she ever make me happy!

I've had this up on my design wall for a few days and I can't help but grin each time I walk in the room. This rainbow edition of the Quilters'...

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10 Simple Things (10) - Take Smaller Binding Stitches encouragement finishing process tips Apr 10, 2024

This one is for the hand finishers. You may not like what I have to say.

Take smaller binding stitches.

Having judged a whole two quilt shows in my life, as well as seeing thousands of quilts over...

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Future Quilters' Playground finishing playground process Mar 18, 2024

Folks, we are getting close. It feels like forever ago that we started and there is still quite a bit of fiddly work to do, but...

Look at my yellow floors! And white walls waiting for the final...

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Quilters' Playcation Adventure Sewalong 2024 - Week 9 Update adventure sewalong play rainbow Mar 06, 2024

We are 9 weeks in to the Quilters' Playcation Adventure Sewalong. This rainbow theme has me in all the feels. It truly is a spot of joy each week.

In previous Adventure Sewalongs I've waited until...

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Let's Define Improv Quilting improv Feb 29, 2024

Over the years, as a quilt teacher and writer, I've seen a lot of different perceptions about improv quilting. Messy, wonky, wild, liberated, unstructured, ugly, gorgeous, scary...

Here's the...

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Play for the Fun of Playing

There are no expectations on Quilters’ Playcation. Show up for yourself, hang out, sew as little or as much as you want. Nothing you sew on Playcation has to turn into anything. This is all about giving back to yourself and playing for the sake of playing. 

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