Fabulous MEGA Workshop Week at Madeline Island

What a great week at Madeline Island School of the Arts teaching Piecing Perspectives with Sarah Bond and Maria Shell! It was a team teaching experience–each one of us presented our perspectives on color, line, curve, shape, and design over the first two days, and students were free to choose one, two, or all three…

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Award at Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza!

I’m thrilled that 3 Friends won “Best Interpretation of the Theme” in the Mid-Century Modern category at the Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza September 14-17, 2023.   Many thanks to Mancuso Show Management and to the show judges for this honor. And thanks to my friend Lenny van Eijk for the photo of the ribbon, since…

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Challenge Accepted!

When I saw the fabrics selected for the QuiltCon 2024 fabric challenge, I knew I needed to accept the challenge. Purples and blues with lime green–what’s not to like? Windham and QuiltCon offered a free fat eighth bundle of the fabrics to the first 500 people who asked for them, so I threw my name…

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“Supernova” in Process

I’m working on something I rarely do–revisit an older piece and create something new. A few years ago, I made a quilt called Fireflies using a combination of bright reds, oranges, and yellows, plus dull burgundy and gold, with a black background. It sold last year, and I found that I missed it. Here’s the…

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National Park Goal Finished!

NOTE: This is a non-quilt related post. We did it! Last week we visited the last two National Parks in the US–63 in all! In 1996, my husband Phil and I decided to begin a family quest to visit all the US National Parks. Our kids were 6 and 4 years old at the time.…

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September Piecing Perspectives Workshop at Madeline Island

There are a few spaces left in an exciting workshop at Madeline Island School of the Arts in September! I’ll be co-teaching with Maria Shell and Sarah Bond for five days September 25-29, 2023 on magical Madeline Island in northern Wisconsin. The workshop is called Piecing Perspectives: Creating with Units, and we’re going to take…

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Summer 2023 Exhibits

It’s a busy summer for exhibits this year! I’m pleased and grateful to have my work shown all over the country this summer. Some of the shows I’ve been in before, and some are new to me. If you’re interested in exhibiting your work, the best advice I can give is just to enter! Sometimes…

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Join MISA for a June 9 Webinar with Maria Shell, Sarah Bond, and me!

Please join Maria Shell, Sarah Bond and me for a live webinar hosted by Madeline Island School of the Arts (MISA) THIS FRIDAY, June 9, 2023 at 4 PM Eastern. UPDATE: If you missed the live webinar, watch the recording at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mFqECAxjkv0 We’ll be talking about our exciting Piecing Perspectives workshop on Madeline Island coming…

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Quilt National ’23!

I’m just back from a fabulous weekend at the opening of Quilt National ’23 in Athens, OH. It was such an honor and a privilege to be a part of this show–I’m on cloud 9 and I wanted to share some of the highlights. My quilt Vessels was juried into the show, along with 80…

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