art quilt of pink crazy pieced woman symbol on white background

Rise Up

I’ve completed the fourth in my accidental series of protest quilts.  This one is called “Rise Up” and it features a crazy pieced, then appliqued and stuffed, symbol representing woman.” What it Means to Me: One of the most heartening events since the election was the Women’s Marches that occurred all over the United States […]

On the Auction Block – Quilted Tea Cozy

Tea cozies frustrate me. Most require tying little strings or lifting the cozy off every time you pour so I designed a new one. No little strings, no need to pull it off,  just Velcro® once and pour. The cozy is lined with batting and quilted to keep your tea warm with sewn-on Velcro® tabs […]

Creative Play Date

It’s Creative Play Date Day!  I was falling asleep last night thinking about a new piece that I think I’ll get started on today.  What about you? Can you find a few minutes today for some creative time?

On the Auction Block – Rainbow Strips

As you read in my post on Thursday, I’ve been thinking a lot lately about art and commodity exchange and have decided to try an experiment. If my art is a gift and not a commodity, then I can’t put a price on it. So, I’m going to post one piece of art a week […]

Spring Fling

Most of the quilts I work on are complicated and intricate; I like a good challenge.  But, this past weekend I went away for my guild’s Spring Fling, 3 days of basically non-stop sewing near Lake Winnipesaukee, NH.  For that kind of event, I leave the complicated projects behind and focus on fun, easy, colorful […]