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.)
Hate Scraps?! party play scraps Oct 04, 2022

Standing in the quilt shop the other day, discussing my latest scrap quilt with a staff member, a lady interrupted us with an emphatic "I HATE SCRAPS!"

What? That's a strong sentiment. And she...

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This Quilt Makes Me Happy finishing improv quiltmaking Sep 14, 2022

Not to replace actual therapy, but there are times when the creative act is indeed what we need to move through our feelings.

Pink is a happy colour for me. When I pulled out the sample block that...

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Seeing the Potential imagination Aug 11, 2022

Behind the scenes... slowly.

My husband and I have a small business building and installing commercial millwork, mostly for grocery stores. a dozen employees, a small workshop, and a few trucks....

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Building Confidence One Improv Block at a Time adventure sewalong encouragement play Aug 03, 2022

Over halfway through the year and Adventure Sewalong is proving to be a lot of fun.

I am making three, yes three, versions. the first two are my demo ones for the live videos but this solids...

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When Does Play Turn Into a Quilt? encouragement improv play process quiltmaking Jun 01, 2022

The vast majority of my quilts start with an experiment. An idea or an inspiration and an attempt to translate it into fabric.

Sometimes they don't work. I might try again or I just move on. Other...

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10 Simple Things (7) - Practice Your Quilting First encouragement finishing machine quilting tips May 05, 2022

You completed the onerous step of basting your quilt now you are ready to dive in with the quilting. Hold up, wait a minute.

Machine quilting can be both infuriating and exhilarating. One way to...

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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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