Archive for the 'Quilting' Category



A New Pattern, Just In Time For Spring Quilt Market

Published on May 10, 2011

I have been mostly absent from my journal this Spring, but I have thought of you often. In fact, the things I have been so busy with include you.
First, and most important, the long awaited An Old Fashioned Christmas quilt pattern is DONE! I will pick up copies “hot off the press” on Thursday before [...]


Pickle Dish Wonder

Published on February 28, 2011

Oops! Time has gotten away from me lately. The past two weeks has kept me busy with teaching classes in the City, which means days away while my regular work gets neglected. Thus, this Journal has been a part of my neglect.
Last fall, while teaching at the AQS show in Iowa I bought an amazing [...]


Hand Piecing Sewing Kit

Published on January 14, 2011

One of the difficulties of hand piecing, especially if you are “planning” a “scrap” layout for your blocks, is keeping the pieces laid out until you have time to complete the hand stitching. When I started my Old Voices quilt this was one of the first problems I encountered.
Way back in 1995 I designed and [...]


Steeplechase Quilt —– Finish!

Published on May 8, 2010

A couple of years ago I showed you a photo of a quilt in process and I am happy to share with you the final product.
As a little background, Charlotte Warr Andersen and I are best friend and have been so for well over 20 years. She and I met back in the very early [...]