Creative Play Date – Matisse in the Studio

I rescheduled my Creative Play Date to last Friday and had a wonderful day. I met a friend at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston to tour the Matisse in the Studio exhibit. We also stumbled upon an exhibit of politically-motivated art, which was particularly appropriate since she is one of the curators of […]

#APQ Resolution – May

Many of my UFOs for the American Patchwork & Quilting’s 2017 UFO Challenge have been stacking up because they’re ones that require a lot of work. March’s project was to quilt an entire quilt and I’m still working on that. April’s project was the same. But May’s project was an easy one to get done […]

New – May’s BirdZeed Challenge

This month’s BirdZeed challenge word is “new.”  I did not sit down with a blank sheet of paper and brainstorm what the word means to me as I sometimes do to get started. Instead, I was talking with a friend about taking a step and doing something new and I imagined standing on a brink, […]

On the Auction Block – Quilted Coasters

Up for auction this week is a set of 4 quilted cotton coasters. I started making fabric coasters when my toddler started playing with the breakable ones I used to have. These can be tossed around the room without damaging anything. They can also be tossed in the washer if drinks spill on them or […]

On the Auction Block – Quilted Napkin Rings

Up for auction this week is a set of 8 quilted cotton napkin rings.  These are reversible with an interior fabric of blue flowers on a white background. What I love about these napkin rings is that they are also machine washable! I am running auctions that start each Monday morning. If you’d like an […]

Welcome Fairies!

My daughter and I took a fun workshop at Art Beat in Arlington, MA a few weekends ago with fairy whisperer Liza Gardner Walsh.  We had such a blast, but I had some additional embellishment to do on my door so I am just now finishing it. All Fairies Welcome!

On the Auction Block – Circles Art Quilt

Up for auction this week is a piece called “Circles” that began as a photo on cloth of a pink bleeding heart plant.  I distorted the image by cutting it into circles of various sizes, which I then appliqued onto a black cotton background. I brought more color and balance to the piece by hand […]