modern log cabin improv quilt

The Blue and Green Quilt: Improv Log Cabin Part 2

I began this quilt a while ago and talk about the initial design in Part 1. The quilt was made specifically to enter into the 2016 Dallas Quilt Show as the theme was Text...
makers tote noodlehead

Makers Tote

Although my Sophie's Universe has grown way past the point of carrying it around it a cute little bag, I do dare to dream of one day finishing it and then moving on to...
butterick fabric dog house

Dog House – Butterick 5867

I live in a 1920's bungalow, which, for those unfamiliar with architecture styles, means there is no insulation and  I can feel a breeze from any closed window. Draftiness is a way of life for me....
bridget baguette bag atkinson gift

Book Club Holiday Gifts!

I run a book club that has wonderful members so I made them holiday gifts for the upcoming December meeting. I hemmed and hawed over what to make for at least a week. I went...
jurgis and ona improv modern quilt

Jurgis and Ona – Improv

In my ongoing sewing with stash initiative, I am steadily clearing out long ago designed projects. For this one, the striped green and white fabric ended up next to the orange and I became...

Pom Quilt – Part 1: Design Woes

Two months into sewing with only what I have, the plan is starting to pay off! My sewing room was jammed up with all my treasures and I am starting to put plans into...

Improve Log Cabin – Part 1: The Top

I use EQ7 to render images for talks that I give. I am now in the process of making the examples I created! First up is the improv log cabin: I am taking this idea...
trapunto tutorial

TraGATO Pad

Through B I now co-own a pushy Norwegian Forest cat named Little Face. To make a long story short, she likes to be where the action is and that means in your lap while...