New York Beauty Blocks

New York Beauty Blocks

I am having so much fun making these blocks from a collection of “my precious” silk – Some which I’ve held onto since almost forever. Over 30 years ago I bought several yards of teal silk while in Thailand on a round-the-world ticket following my time in Peace...
Made it into QuiltCon 2019!

Made it into QuiltCon 2019!

I’m excited that my “Shirt Off His Back” Quilt was accepted into the Modern Quilt Guild’s “QuiltCon 2019” show in Nashville,TN. It’s the first time an entry of mine has made it into QuiltCon (1 out of 10 quilts I’ve submitted to this show over the past 3 years.) I...
Scrap Mania

Scrap Mania

Keeping to my resolution in 2018 to sew with what I have, recycle where possible, finish WIPs or planned projects – but not to buy new fabric! – I’ve been plowing through my Kona Cotton stash and making these color bar blocks. “Making things to...
American Patriot: Words Matter

American Patriot: Words Matter

 I am an American Patriot. Following service in the Peace Corps, I emerged passionate about our valuable American rights and freedoms. I witnessed first-hand the oppression of a people without freedom of speech or a free press; of an unchallenged president in a...