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
NEWS 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 … Continue reading Steve and Amber, 18″ x 23″, Philadelphia, 2018
In the past few months I have been intrigued by the work of designed Sally Thompson, who has designed the Bionic Gear Bag, a wonderful project. 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 for less than $30 and now … Continue reading Bionic Gear Bag Class
I recently completed 3 more wall hangings that really needed to be done: my 1-year old niece's quilt Presley's Spurge, a piece of remembrance called Steve and Amber, and a new technique sampler Dreaming of the Beach. It was nice to get these off the deck and now it's time to dig into my next … Continue reading What’s Going On