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

Remembrance Poppy – A Free Pattern

  I meant to write this post last week, but last week being what it was, that didn’t happen.  Friday, at end of the day, I made this pattern very quickly so I could share it with you this Memorial Day.  Sadly, I didn’t have a chance to sew it. Whether you commemorate Remembrance Day or Memorial Day, we are commemorating the lives that were lost fighting for freedom and.. Read More