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Blog

Come and see what is happening in the studio. Here I share projects, fabric love, education and inspiration. The making of a quilt is indeed a journey, won’t you come along for the ride?

Tutorials

Here are the tutorials I have written to show you how to make some of my favorite projects, along with tips and techniques to improve your quilting skills.

Finished Projects

We all want to show off now and then! Here is a gallery of finished quilts as well as tote bags, pillows and gifts. Enjoy!

The Latest Blog Posts


Cultivated Tote Bag

Today’s finished project is made with beautiful fabric courtesy of Art Gallery Fabrics.  The line is designed by Bonnie Christine and is called Cultivate. See more about Bonnie and her creative life on her blog, Going Home to Roost, and follow her on Instagram,... read more

Urban Scandinavian Sewing Book Tour & Giveaway

  Today is my stop on the Urban Scandinavian Sewing Bloggers Book Tour! and I am delighted to be sharing this refreshing new book from Kirstyn Cogan. The tour began last week and runs through Monday, August 31.  I am joining five other talented sewing bloggers... read more

Hourglass Baby Quilt – A Finished Quilt

THE QUILT PROFILE: finished size: 36″ x 45″ 80 hourglass blocks, an 8 x 10 grid of 4 1/2″ squares made from ten prints and Bella cotton in Bleached White quilted with an allover freehand combination of flowers and leaves tutorial at Cluck Cluck Sew... read more

An essential aspect of creativity is not being afraid to fail.

Edwin Land