Friday, June 29, 2018

MQX Midwest

This September I'll be teaching at MQX Midwest -- this will be my first time at Midwest and I'm super excited.  I'll be offering a variety of classes.  Check them out here:

Oh, and a little piece of awesome -- they have a few of my classes set up as both Hands-On as well as Lecture/Demo -- cool, right?  So many options!!  There truly is something for everyone.

Who will I see there?!!

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

A Day at the Beach!

Barb's raffle quilt for the Sunbonnet Sue Guild of Vero Beach is finished -- wouldn't you love to win this beauty! It is so Florida and conveys a true sense of a-day-at-the-beach, so it is aptly named!

I'm sure Barb had many wonderful ladies help her put this beauty together.  I'm pretty sure the show is in February of 2019 - you can contact Barb for ticket information.  Oh, and this beauty is a big one -- I had to fold over the top border for the picture as it was longer than my photo boards!

Some of the fabric truly led the path for my quilting -- for the shells on the inner border I traced each one adding some detail lines where necessary.  Also, the outer border where I added swirls along the fabric pattern to simulate water eddies.  The ladies choose some great fabrics for this quilt!  They didn't want the quilting super heavy -- sometimes that gets a little difficult when you're trying to create so much detail, but I think I managed okay.

Here are a bunch of detail pics:

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Monday, June 18, 2018

Barbara's Quilt

Over the weekend I finished Barbara's quilt - such fun bright colors!

This was stitched using the Elevate -- Barbara wanted something super simple, the pattern used was Plumeria by Patricia Ritter, I think it worked perfectly!

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Nancy's Bali Fever

Tonight I finished up Nancy's Bali Fever quilt (pattern by Quiltworx).  She wanted a simple edge-to-edge design so it was the Elevate to my rescue!

Another computerized E2E coming up later this week, and then a super amazing quilt that I can't wait to work on... you'll see them both soon!

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Josephine's Knot by Helen

I just finished Helen's latest quilt.  The pattern is Josephine's Knot by Debbie Maddy.  Unfortunately, the clouds weren't cooperating and the full photo isn't perfect, don't worry though, there are some detail pics.

And, of course, a peek the back:

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Tuesday, June 5, 2018


I have finally done it, I am now offering my first interactive online class! There are many people that can't travel or are unable to attend when I teach at national events. There are also people that just prefer to learn in their own environment. Well, if you are one of them, here is your chance!

Class begins July 6th - registration for this first class is limited so don't wait too long!
Find all the details here: