Pulling Fabrics

Yay! No work today. So, why am I sitting on the couch in my bedroom still answering emails? Hmmmm. Am I that busy at work, or simply stalling? Ok. The minute I finish this post I’m going downstairs to get more coffee and then upstairs to start the sewing marathon! First up will be the…

Hello lovely!

I have said many times that I have two separate hobbies – quilting/sewing and collecting fabric. I am very fortunate to have City Quilter just a few blocks away. But imagine my surprise when I had five extra minutes yesterday and found this downstairs from my office! So, I ran into Marimekko, a Finnish design…

Design Inspiration

I was visiting a client a week or so ago and came across this painting. From far away down the hall it looked like simple large painted colored squares. But close up you could see each seemingly large block was actually squares if the main color and black in a checkerboard pattern. I wanted to…

Quilts for Twins – Throwback Thursday

I love to make quilts for twins, or sisters (or brothers, although I have never been asked). I always try to do the same fabric in two color ways to create consistency with something special for each child. These quilts for a friend and colleague who had twins – a boy and a girl. The…