California Dreamin’

 I am out in Monterey, California this week for Ted Women 2015. It is an amazing conference with inspirational speakers and a beautiful setting. More in the conference in a moment, but first, a quilt shop.    I had a precious few minutes to spare at lunch and asked my good friend  Siri for a fabric…

Grilling Season!

Memorial Day weekend! Sun, sand, time to grill! I whipped up these fun aprons as part of my “Weekens Warrior” plan.      Grill King and Grill Queen! They are so cute. In our house it is more of a combo – I do the prep and Rob does the grilling. Here is a close…

Weekend Warrior

Happy Memorial Day weekend! I was supposed to travel for work this week but the trip got cancelled so I am surprisingly enjoying a long weekend! I have big plans to be a weekend warrior this weekend!  First up is to stitch up these two space man baby quilts I cut out this morning. And…

Sunny, happy unisex baby quilt

    I wanted to make a unisex baby quit in bright, sunny colors. Things have been so busy at work lately and a few tough things have happened to people around me that I found myself craving happy colors.    These big blocks went together very quickly. The white border helps to focus the eye…

Baby Girl Quilt 

All of a sudden it seems that pink is out of fashion. I still love pink from light to dark, but fortunately there are many beautiful palettes with which to work when making a quilt for a baby girl.    I made this one with a beautiful pinky-peach rose on a deep peach/coral fabric. The…