The Only Way Out is Through (Feel the Feelings)

Feelings can be painful, but they need to be felt. The needle punctures, but it also mends. The only way out is through.  This quilt was made for a workshop that I taught… Continue reading

Spring 2021

I am feeling drawn back to this space. Hello. It’s been a little while. I have to admit, while Quiltcon was amazing and uplifting during a very hard pandemic winter, it was also… Continue reading

Quiltcon Together 2021

Quiltcon was fully virtual, an entirely new experience this year. In many ways, Quiltcon Together, held during the last week of February, was still Quiltcon, people connecting, sharing inspiration, admiring show quilts. In… Continue reading

2020 WRAP UP

There is a point when it’s been long enough since I communicated where I begin to question not only whether to reach back out, but how to. I think about how to catch… Continue reading


After a most chaotic spring, summer was a chance to recalibrate and take several deep breaths, literally and metaphorically. I focused on helping the kids feel safe and active, finding ways to be… Continue reading

Quiltcon 2021 Registration

It feels like I was just at Quiltcon in Austin (though that was five months ago), and it’s already time to plan for Quiltcon 2021. In pandemic life, time is a concept that… Continue reading

Taking Up Space (Do The Work)

Taking Up Space (Do the Work) There is so much to say about this quilt. I have tried writing about it many times and the words never seem like enough. That is why… Continue reading

2020 So Far

It is nearly the end of April, and already this year has felt like three. In the fall of 2019 I decided to take time off from traveling to teach and focus on… Continue reading


My latest and last finish of 2019 is Unruly. Pieced entirely without rulers or measurements, this piece represents the beauty and artistry to be found in resisting efforts to control bodies and minds.… Continue reading