A little update

The top of the Garland quilt is done! It’s wrinkled, but it’s done. It finished at a massive 60″x80″. It’s going to be perfect for a couch throw. I picked out backing fabric… Continue reading


The last quilt of my ombre trio (inspiration here) is done (Pinkscape is here, Greenscape is here). Pinkscape and Greenscape were each free motion quilted, so Bluescape got a little straight-line love. I… Continue reading

On planning and positioning

Like I’ve written here before, I had a lot of fun teaching free motion quilting (FMQ) at Rock Paper Scissors a few weeks ago. We went over the mechanics of it, practicing as… Continue reading


There’s nothing like connecting with the lovely quilting ladies of the North Jersey MQG to light a little fire under my pedal foot. I always come away so inspired and motivated to try… Continue reading

Odds and ends

I’m working on finishing a few little things so that I can really dive into some big ones. One more quilting sample: Hand-sewing the back of the binding for the blue ombre quilt:… Continue reading

Why I quilt

When my younger son turned one about a year and a half ago, I felt the itch to do something more. Being home with two toddler boys had its rewarding moments, but every… Continue reading

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Free motion fun

I was so nervous before yesterday’s class, my first time teaching. It was a workshop for members of the Newbees group to try out a curriculum for free motion quilting, something that I… Continue reading

Leaves, florals and true fabric love

On Tuesday morning, I buckled down and straight-line quilted the blue ombre. This is a sample for Rock Paper Scissors, so the lovely Beth chose the backing fabric. It’s not one that I… Continue reading