Pitter Pattering Around

Today has turned into a quiet and relaxing Sunday. I started the day in the sewing room and confronted the first of six scrap baskets.    I hate letting fabric go to waste, but when the scraps overflow out of baskets, drawers and closets, it starts to stress me out. So, from time to time…

A Surprise Stop in Berlin

Sometimes I do these crazy day or two trips to Europe. This week it was overnight to Berlin on Wednesday for a client meeting, then right back to the airport to go to London Thursday night for a series of meetings Friday. I flew home Friday night. Whenever I travel I have the best intentions…

Christening Quilt

 I got a request over the weekend for a custom order for a special quilt – a Christening Quilt. This is my customers second child, and for the first one she had a small quilt in light colors that christening guests could sign and write notes on. She wanted to recreate the same idea for…

Maddie’s Sweet 16

 It is hard to believe that Maddie is sixteen. It seems like yesterday she was getting on the school bus for be first time, with the first step being too high, and just a few days before that that she was born on a sweltering July day in NYC. So, to celebrate her sweet 16…

Finally it hangs

I got this quilt as a gift for a new house more than a decade ago (more like a bakers dozen). When my friends started making it I was buying a house with a big open wall. That deal fell through because the owners decided not to move and I bought another house. As much…