Coming up… Christmas in July!

So very little sewing happening around here, because I’ve been drawing, drawing, drawing… and writing patterns. Read More »

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Stunning haute couture

It’s been two weeks since my talented niece’s haute couture fashion show, and I am still thinking about it and trying to come off a cloud of pure enjoyment from all the work involved. It has truly been a privilege to be a part of this project. Read More »

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More applique and quilting

The last two weeks have been pretty intense helping my talented niece with the last of the appliqued and quilted pieces for her fashion show. Read More »

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A runway show in the making: lots of applique and quilting

The last two months I’ve been actively involved in assisting my designer niece Ana Lía in preparing her 2022 collection… Respirar (Breathe). Read More »

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Oh, boy, oh boy… am I ever late in posting!

More than a full year has gone by without me updating this blog… at all! Read More »

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Christmas is right around the corner!

I don’t know about you, but Christmas is certainly going to be a lot different for me and my family this year. Read More »

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Notebook Covers

Several years ago I took a fun, fun class on drawing faces on fabric, offered by Lauren Vlcek, through The Quilt Show. Read More »

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More Scrappy Placemats

Slowly working through my stash of scraps, I found a whole bunch of odd, long strips. Read More »

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Scrappy Placemats

I am still working through my pile of leftover scraps, and to my delight finding wonderful ways to use them all up. Read More »

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Scrappy Potholders

I had so much fun making this scrappy lap quilt, I decided it was about time to start sorting through all the leftover fabric scraps accumulated over the years from a gazillion different quilting projects. Read More »

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Christmas Dove

Another UFO finally finished! After how many years? Read More »

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A scrappy lap quilt

Last week, while dusting/cleaning my sewing studio, I came across a bag that apparently went through three different moves from one house to another without ever being opened up and unpacked. Read More »

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Experimenting with fabric collage

I’ve been working on a scrappy quilt the last few days, and after trimming up my blocks ended up with a little pile of shavings I just didn’t have the heart to throw out. Read More »

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    I am a self-learner. I taught myself to sew and to quilt. And I taught myself how to draw. I am learning how to dye my own fabrics and am dabbling with mixed media. I am a quilt designer and teacher, and design and publish my own line of quilt patterns. With this blog I would like to share the bits and pieces of my life.

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