A Day By The Ocean

  I took a break last week to catch my breath a little, and it was quite nice to be able to do that.  During that time I worked on a few hand sewing finishes.  The Summer Sailboat was amongst them.  I wanted to add to the paper pieced block with hand quilting.  Large fluffy clouds are always a favourite of mine and my husband.  I started there and added.. Read More

Winter House

We usually vacation in winter.  Last year, however, with a move over 400 miles and then dealing with a major earthquake, I didn’t have a chance to plan a vacation.  I am not very good at taking impromptu trips, so a long vacation was out of the question.  The mountains here are also very dry this year, not a speck of snow on them.  So we decided to stay home… Read More

Spring Kites – Quilt Pattern

The bright colors and carefree nature of kites make me happy.   If you could hold on to the tail of a kite and it carried you away, you would never know where you would end up landing.  If you had two kites, you could bring your best friend along too!  So I designed the Spring Kites quilt to reflect my day dreams of magical kites carrying us away to a.. Read More