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.)
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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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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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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Scandi Village Grows improv play playdate Dec 07, 2021

In the Scandi Village Playdate I cautioned my friends that making these blocks was addictive. Here's some proof.

I truly can't stop making them! If I find 15 minutes in the day I quickly make a...

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Adventure Sewalong Week 5 - A Finished Quilt Top! adventure sewalong improv play Nov 02, 2021

There was no way to know what this would look like when we started and I am absolutely thrilled with how it ended up!

In all honesty, I don't think I could have come up with this on my own. From...

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A Gateway Drug improv play May 25, 2021

For folks who like precision piecing I firmly believe that half square triangles are the gateway to improv.

Work with just two fabrics or two colours or two values, just pick some contrasting...

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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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