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.)
A reminder to myself to PLAY more adventure sewalong play Feb 24, 2022

As is usual, I got caught up in work and family and felt all the energy draining. It was time to play!

It might seem silly, that I don't remember to play when I pretty much preach it constantly....

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Accept Orphan Blocks encouragement play Feb 02, 2022

Experimentation and play means that you will be left with random blocks around the sewing room.

For some quilters this is hard to accept. For them, everything has to turn into something. I am...

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Naked Quilting encouragement machine quilting tips Jan 26, 2022

Sorry, no risqué picture to go along with this title!

Not being silly about this either. There are advantages to naked quilting. In my trunk show I tell a story about the project pictured...

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2022 Adventure Sewalong Block 1-3 Jan 19, 2022

I love it when a plan comes together. Even better when an idea turns into a plan and that turns into play!

The Adventure Sewalong was a middle of the night idea that I threw out there for all of...

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10 Simple Things (5) - Bury Threads When Quilting encouragement finishing quiltmaking Jan 13, 2022

Taking the time to pull the bobbin thread to the front before you start quilting (if you are starting in the middle of the quilt and not off the edge) then burying the knot after you finish makes...

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2022 Adventure Sewalong Block 1 adventure sewalong improv play Jan 07, 2022

So I started a new thing today. Something free and fun for everyone!

Each week in 2022 I am going to offer you a free block tutorial via a live event on Instagram. That's right. Me, live on ...

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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. 

Start Playing!