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 2022 - The 3 Solids Version adventure sewalong improv play May 03, 2023

She's done! I couldn't be more thrilled with the way she came together.

I deliberately chose not to square up all my blocks to the same size during and after the Adventure Sewalong. I wanted to...

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Fastest Quilt Ever improv party play Dec 08, 2022

Started this in our Cut Sew Repeat Party on a Thursday night and finished it by Sunday afternoon. Total sewing time? Maybe 3 hours.

If you've taken a class with me ever you know that I stress that...

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Simple but Striking improv party play Nov 28, 2022

Need to sew for the sake of sewing? Meaning, do you need to sew but don't know what to sew and just want to feel the fabric under the needle?

The Cut Sew Repeat technique is a great way to do just...

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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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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 06, 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. 

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