A Double Bass – Music And Books

  It has been a long time since I made a musical instrument quilt pattern.  I love to play music so much that I try to play the violin and the piano very regularly, and occasionally strum the guitar too.  Recently though, I had to take a little break from playing for various reasons.  The idea of a double bass quilt pattern had been brewing in my head for a.. Read More

My Little Quilt Show

  Thank you so much for joining me for another year of Trunk Full Of Quilts.  Today, alongside announcing the winners, I get to show you a few of my finishes.  As most of you know, I am a paper piecing designer, I use paper piecing to create pictures with fabric.  I draw the pictures free-hand and then turn them into patterns.  I also like to solve puzzles.  I like the.. Read More

Trunk Full Of Quilts – 2016

  Hello and Welcome to Trunk Full Of Quilts here at Whims And Fancies! Last November I had this idea of hosting Trunk Full Of Quilts – an online trunk show.  There was so much support, so many people linked up.  People visited each other and left wonderful comments.  So I decided to host it one more time this year. This event gives us a chance to showcase our work.. Read More

TGIFF – Floating At Dawn

    Welcome to TGIFF!  I have been linking up and following TGIFF for months, and it feels wonderful to host the event here. I live in the heart of wine country in Northern California where balloon rides are quite common.  In the early morning, when we go out running at one of our local parks, we can see them rising up one by one. Of course, I had my trusty camera.. Read More