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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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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Scandi Village Update play playdate Mar 30, 2022

You knew I couldn't stop playing. You just knew it.

A handful of trees here and there. A house or two in some stolen minutes in the sewing room. It was fun, playful, relaxing to make some blocks...

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Play Disguised As Learning encouragement play Mar 10, 2022

Did you realize that trying something new is play? Trying something hard is play as well.

Me? I'm at improv quilter. Heck, I have a whole virtual trunk show on how improv is my love language. So...

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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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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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