Diamonds Forever Quilt

I am a big fan of the Kaffe Fassett Collective and one of my all time favorites are the Shell Montage Pattern by Philip Jacobs. For years I bought this pattern in every colorway I could find and saved it up for a future quilt. I found a pattern in a quilting magazine by Kaffe Fassett called Diamonds […]


Sunday Morning Quilt

My most recent finish is my Sunday Morning quilt from Amanda Jean Nyberg and Cheryl Arkinson’s Sunday Morning Quilts book. I LOVE the quilts in this book. Here is a picture of the blocks laid out on my design wall. The blocks in this quilt finish to 10″. The quilt in the book has 72 blocks […]


Finish it up Friday

I have followed Crazy Mom Quilts for several years; Amanda Jean is one of my favorite quilt bloggers! For a long time I have been meaning to post some quilts for Finish it up Friday and am happy to say I was finally able to get organized enough to do so. Fittingly, my finish for today […]


Wonky Safari Quilt goes to Charlotte

After much debating and encouragement by friends and family I finally entered one of my quilts in the Charlotte, North Carolina AQS show. I kept it under wraps for the most part not wanting to jinx my quilt. I was supposed to be notified on May 11th and when the day came and went and […]



A couple weeks ago I found some pins we bought at the Shaker Village Craft store many years ago. They are hand carved and painted birds with amazing detail. Specifically they are different types of woodpeckers. My husband, Kent, is a huge bird lover and his favorite of all are woodpeckers. We loved these little […]


Quilting my Ls and Es

As you may know, my Mom and I recently went together and bought a quilting machine. We bought a sit down machine by APQS. Their sit down model is named George. I have been quilting my own quilts since I started quilting (didn’t know to be afraid of it). I feel like I do a […]

Beaver Island Quilt Retreat

Quilting, quilting, quilting…

Lately I have been busy mainly with quilting quilts. In the last 5 weeks or so I have quilted 6 quilts. I had a collection of tops and knew it was time to start quilting and finishing them up. Here are pictures of these quilts: Whistler’s Wife Quilt Remember this was the first of my […]


Kit # 1 – Quilt Top Complete

I just finished putting together the top from that first kit I started on last week. It is a small quilt, only 42” x 42”. The blocks I showed last week are put on point and the quilt is assembled in rows. Here is a closeup. I loved laying out these blocks on my design […]