Scottish Penguin Glen

  Scottish Penguin Glen pattern on Etsy   On Monday I sat down very decisively to work on something happy.  Meet the newest member of my penguin fold – a little Scottish penguin named Glen.  When I shared the initial sketch, Kris asked what a penguin keeps in his sporran.  As I was sewing, I thought of a little story.   Glen had always loved wearing his kilt, but the.. Read More

Summer Events And Finishes

    Bobcat pattern on Etsy   While I continue to work on custom patterns, let me share these beautiful pieces that were made from my patterns –   I posted about this bobcat pattern a couple of months ago.  I designed the pattern for Mandy.  She emailed me this photo of the finished wall hanging that she made for her son.  She quilted it with little paws.  I think it’s.. Read More

Pencil Case And Index Card Drawings

  Viking Penguin Olaf pattern on  Etsy   Last year I was working on the icad or index-card-a-day project where I painted one index card per day over the span of two months, totalling 60 cards.  During that time I purchased some loose colour pencils.  I had been wanting to draw a little penguin quilt pattern in Viking costume for ages, so I decided I would make that block for.. Read More

Viking Penguin Olaf, Paintings And Eclipse

  Viking Penguin Olaf pattern on Etsy   I have had this idea of creating another penguin quilt pattern for months now.  I recently got a set of loose colour pencils and I desperately need to make a new pencil case.  That provided a perfect excuse to draw my little Viking Penguin Olaf.   Viking helmets didn’t really have those horns, but Olaf insisted that I put horns on his helmet.  Although.. Read More