A Quilt for Maisie

A colleague and his wife just had their first baby, a girl named Maisie. When I asked Noah what color what colors they were using for her room, he said that they weren’t doing typical girl colors. So I picked these bright batiks that are strong and bright and should make any baby happy.  The…

Maddie’s College Quilt

It is hard to believe, but Madeline is off to college. She is all settled in as a freshman at Rochester Institute of Technology and is off to a great start. When she started planning her dorm room, the only thing that was for certain was that she wanted something very modern and it had…

A Week in Rangeley

We had our annual week in Rangeley, Maine a week ago. It is always a special trip, but this year it was even more special because Madeline was leaving for college right after we got home. More on that later. (Photo by Jen Gray) I had set a goal of 4 quilts and 2 minis.…

Trying to get back to blogging

Work has been cray-cray. It has been about six weeks since I have blogged and that is the longest I have abandoned my site. I have done some sewing, but not enough. Plus, beyond work being crazy busy, my long arm machine was down for the better part of three weeks – frustrating me and…

Awesome Swap Mini Quilt

I joined a Pink Swap and made my partner a Sugar Skull quilt. I loved it so much that I made one for myself too. I was very excited to see what I would get in return, and boy was it worth the wait!  First of all, you have to love a package that comes…