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

  This June and July will be full of events, either hosted here or I am participating. First off, I am hosting my first TGIFF in a couple of weeks, on June 24th.  For that, I am working on a wall hanging with a brand new design. The very next week, on June 30th, I will be announcing details of the Lego Harry Potter Quilt Along.  There will be giveaways.. 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