My darling brother and his wife just had their second child, a gorgeous girl named Hazel Debbie. I chose to dedicate the Sweet Pea to this new young lady, as she was born in April and that is one of the prevalent and beautiful flowers in bloom.
I have seen the amazing and ethereal cherry blossoms all over Philadelphia marking the real start of spring for me. Fairmount Park is a great place to see them in all their 3-day splendor. This season makes me dread the coming, hot summer, and therefore engenders a feeing of gratitude for the still-cool weather. It … Continue reading Spring is in the Air
This square wall hanging quilt was created for my new niece Presley Ann who was born in September 2017. I created this composite image using Gay Lasher's method in one of my flower pictures. printed by Spoonflower.com. Here are more photos, including views of the back.
NEWS April 2019: this quilt appeared in the Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church Quilt Show and was sold! I'm so happy that it has found a good home! I hope the buyer contacts me, and enjoys this piece for years to come, as much as I enjoyed making it. Here's asnother quilt started 2 years ago … Continue reading Dreaming of the Beach, 23″ x 75″, Philadelphia, 2018
April 2019: this quilt appeared in the Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church Quilt Show and was originally marked as Not For Sale, but it now is. This wall hanging quilt has been a long time in the making. It was started in fall of 2013 when my guild held a retreat to learn about Kate Themel's appliqué … Continue reading Steve and Amber, 18″ x 23″, Philadelphia, 2018
I taught a Fabric Collage Workshop on November 17, 2018 at Mt Airy Learning Tree (MALT) website (see them also on FaceBook). This class is loved by all who take it. I've done this workshop about a dozen times, and the students rave about it. Not only does it produce gorgeous images of fabric flower vases, it's fun … Continue reading 2018 Fabric Collage Workshops for Mt. Airy Learning Tree (MALT)
This quilt is a copy of a 2014 quilt I made as part of a group project I ran (see A Place to Go), which was very popular. It was shown at the Penn Alumni Art Show, and the No Longer Anonymous show at the Mt Airy Art Garage Show in the Spring of 2016. … Continue reading Another Place to Go, 3′ x 10′, Philadelphia, 2016
This quilt was a group project that I designed and managed over about a year at my office. There were a dozen of our staff (including myself) who were involved in this quilt, and it is currently hanging in our waiting room. This quilt was hung at the 2014 International Quilt Festival in Houston and … Continue reading A Place to Go, 3′ x 10′, Philadelphia, 2014
In the past few years I have been intrigued by the work of designed Sally Thompson, who has designed the Bionic Gear Bag, a wonderful project and an amazing bag to anyone. I immediately purchased her award-winning pattern, and started working on it. It's an amazing deal at $13! Then I purchased her video workshops … Continue reading Bionic Gear Bag Class
This year in 2022, I have been working on several quilts and techniques. English Paper Piecing, Stack-n-Whack and fusible web appliqué have been my main passion lately. I will be submitting 2 quilts to the Bondville Fair this year, and perhaps a couple to the Bennington QuiltFest in September. I moved back to southern Vermont … Continue reading What’s Going On