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Heart Chakra Quilt modern quilting patchwork Process Pledge

Fighting Through Creative Drought

This last month has been brutal. Especially being a woman in the United States. Debilitating emotion overwhelms creativity. You have to fight hard for your creative self. I’ve been working a lot (Phantom Chicken) and that has been great. I really enjoy being able to pay bills! The work has me busy through lots of […]

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Interlaced Orbs modern quilting patchwork

Website Woes

It has been a wild ride the last few weeks in the land of the interwebs! It was a real practice of patience for me… and perseverance. You hopefully will notice nothing different, but I did change host servers, moved my whole site, and added SSL security. This included moving and reconnecting databases and reworking […]

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patchwork Swirling Oceans

Swirling Oceans Quilt Pattern

I’m so excited to share my newest quilt pattern: Swirling Oceans. This pattern is for machine-piecing, which is different than my other hand-piecing patterns.  This pattern will require a bit of accuracy in cutting the fabric, using a scant 1/4″ seam allowance and in the trimming or squaring up of the blocks. There are a […]

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Kaleidoscope Quilt NEPP patchwork Portland Process Pledge

Kaleidoscope Quilt Top Finish

It’s done! I’m excited to show it at guild tonight – and to publish the pattern to this in the next few days! More to come as I figure out how I’m going to quilt it, or have it quilted – just wanted to share the finished top!!

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Art Therapy Kaleidoscope Quilt modern quilting NEPP patchwork Process Pledge Running Stitch

Timekeeping

I have kept pretty good track of my actual time spent sewing the Kaleidoscope Quilt together. It was very accurate time-keeping for the most part. I used the timer on my phone and would deduct for bathroom breaks and any other time I stopped sewing for a while. I kept track of minutes: 28,738 This […]