Weekend update

This weekend I got a good amount of quilting done. I took the squares I cut last week and finished the quilt top for the third and final ombre quilt for Rock Paper… Continue reading

On teaching and learning

I love teaching, but I think I might love learning more. It’s even better when I can learn while teaching. A long time ago, I taught ballet and tap to four-year-olds. It was… Continue reading

Cutting it.

Repetitive cutting is by far my least favorite part of the quilting process. Errors are irreversible and if you want to do it well, you have to really take your time and line… Continue reading

Technicolor quilt tutorial

Here it is, my first tutorial! I made the Technicolor quilt top and back with a mini jelly roll from the Simply Color collection by Simply V and two yards of Kona Bone.… Continue reading

Whipped up strips

I used to roll my eyes at people who said they “just whipped up a quilt top over the weekend,” but that’s exactly what I did with some fabric from my stash. I… Continue reading


I loved the ombre quilts made from Simply Color by Amy Smart at Diary of a Quilter and talked with Beth from Rock Paper Scissors about making a trio of samples for the… Continue reading

Swirly fun

I tried a new quilting design last night, inspired by some conversations about free motion and some of the amazing displays at Quiltcon. It still looks a little shaky, but each block looks… Continue reading

Charity quilt for the Austin Children’s Shelter

I had the honor of working on the North Jersey Quilt Guild’s charity quilt for the Austin Children’s Shelter. The Modern Quilt Guild held a call for blocks in the Quiltcon colors, and… Continue reading

Skylar’s skyline quilt

My original design for Fiona’s skyline quilt included gray buildings and a black printed sky. But a monochromatic color scheme didn’t seem very appropriate for a baby (at the time), and I fell… Continue reading