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


It’s a known part of my origin story that I wrote for marketing trade magazines after college. It was a time when I learned so much about the world, about myself, and about… Continue reading

In the studio: March

Here’s a look at a few things that I’m working on this month. I’m participating in a traveling quilt with five other quilters this year. We’ll start quilts and send them off for… Continue reading

Quiltcon 2018

Another QuiltCon is over and done, and with it another weekend chock full of inspiration, education, and fun. It has been a skill learning how to attend a convention like this one where… Continue reading

Tidal Fade

My latest magazine pattern is Tidal Fade, which you can find in Love Patchwork & Quilting issue #57 on newsstands now. (Check out the glimpse of it on the cover!) The colors, shapes,… Continue reading

Kicking off 2018

I have learned that resolutions are not a good idea for me when it’s the dead of winter. I will reflect and make a few intentions, but this year’s plan is to stay… Continue reading

The quilts of 2017

2017 for my quilting was about process. It was about process in the literal context of making from start to finish, as in in steps and patterns and lessons. But it was also… Continue reading


I was doodling and designing earlier in the year when I stumbled upon the idea of a fang. It was a great shape, an unpredictable improv curve, an excellent contender for a block… Continue reading