Why and Y-Seams

I make quilts. Yesterday a friend asked me about my quilting. It wasn’t the regular “how long did that take” question. He asked to see what I was currently working on. Then he asked, “who’s it for?” “Ummmm….No one in particular.” Is that weird? Making quilts which don’t have a designated home? To create just…

Finished! Small Secret Sewing Project (and another)

On my 2016 Q1 Finish-A-Long list the first item was a secret sewing project and now I can finally reveal it. It’s an Open Wide Zipper Pouch (tutorial by Noodlehead) for my QuiltCon 2016 Triangle Quilt Challenge co-conspirator. After finishing the quilt (topic for a future blog post) there were just a few triangles left…

1Q2016 Finish-A-Long Goals

With the start of a new year and after surveying my studio after finishing a major project, it seems appropriate to join the 2016 Finish-a-Long and cross off some projects on my way too long WIP list. As this is my first foray into the realm of publicly declaring goals, I’m keeping the list realistic. Here…

Color Forms

Imagine my surprise to open my email and see this message: “Thrilled to include a piece…” from me?! Whoa, I’m the one that is thrilled! Thank you Jessica! I am beyond honored. The exhibit is at Seattle Pacific Art Center, 3 West Cremona, Seattle, WA with the opening reception on October 8, 2015 from 5:00-7:00. The collaborative installation…

Regatta – Fabri-Quilt New Block Blog Hop

Mountains, forests, water – those words sum up Western Washington. Summer is short and everyone rushes to take full advantage. Boaters take to the lakes and Puget Sound. If you’re in Seattle in summer, visit the Ballard Locks and watch a parade of boats of all kinds travel between Lake Washington and the Puget Sound. Visit the…

Custer Piecemaker’s Quilt Guild Show

I went to South Dakota to see our DD a few weeks ago and, while she was working, I took myself to the Custer Piecemaker’s Quilt Guild show. Talking to a few of the members, I found out the guild has about 40 members and those members put on quite a show.