I’m fascinated to look at the last year as one that has been very outward-facing in many ways. Early on, I taught three classes and gave two lectures at Quiltcon in Nashville. I… Continue reading

Q2 and Q3 2019

Blog friends! This year has been so full of work and travel and, well, life. I’ll catch you up quickly so we can move on. The spring was full of lovely groups of… Continue reading

Fingerprint Improv Espadrilles

I truly love the process of making Fingerprint Improv curves. It is my free-form practice, the time when I feel the most like an artist in my sewing. I think of it sometimes… Continue reading

2019 Q1 update

Hi blog friends! I’ve missed you. 2019 so far has been full of classes and connection with other quilters. Here’s a quick rundown of what I’ve been up to and a preview of… Continue reading


This year was light on physical quilts, but so full of valuable work. I taught more than I ever have in a single year, I won ribbons in international shows, but I am… Continue reading

Fall 2018 Update

Classes This fall was my busiest ever for teaching. I’ve been spoiled by the creativity, generosity, and enthusiasm of my students. There was a Trill workshop with the Hudson Valley MQG, Fingerprint Improv Curves… Continue reading

Blue Houses

The process of making this quilt was an evolution of process that fascinates me endlessly. It started with a block. I really enjoyed the process of Neighbors and wanted to improvise on a… Continue reading

Quiltcon 2019 classes

Blog friends! Tomorrow is QuiltCon 2019 registration day for MQG members, and I wanted to show you some of the classes and lectures that I’ll be leading in Nashville next February. It seems… Continue reading

Quilts for my boys

When I started quilting, I made quilts for my boys. They were toddlers at the time, and now they are seven and nine years old. That’s old enough that when they use their… Continue reading