March 12, 2019

Hi Everyone,

I have missed writing....and, have found that I enjoy it more then I thought, and, have actually missed posting in my blog.  Spring is March 20th - right around the corner.  Yippee, boy, am I ready!  I spent almost the entire month of February in Washington...

December 8, 2017

The third, and final quilt, from Betty R. of Haymarket, Virginia is Dancing Tulips.  This fun quilt was a quick quilt to quilt all in all because I combined blocks to minimize stitching-in-ditch.  Stitching-in-the-ditch is time consuming....so anytime it can be minimiz...

December 5, 2017

The second quilt of Betty's is Churn Dash Checkers...this quilt was quilted with a traditional digitized edge-to-edge pattern called Orange Peel.  This pattern is perfect for this lovely quilt.  Sometimes simple is best.

I used So Fine #50, Tee Pee, from Superior T...

December 2, 2017

Hi All!

I hope that you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving!

I have been working on several more applique quilts....I do not post pictures of quilts until they have been picked up by their owners....the three (3) following quilts I quilted for Betty R. of Haymarket, Virgini...

November 3, 2017

Hi Everyone ~

I have been working on a beautiful applique album quilt made by Patricia D. of Gainesville, Virginia.  A little background on the quilt pattern.  The quilt pattern is based on an original quilt made by Ester B. Matthews in 1858.  The Virginia Quilt Museum...

August 15, 2017

I received an email from Betty J. asking if I could imagine a quilt design that would work on this quilt?  Oh yeah, way too much fun....I printed out the picture of the quilt and sent back 3 different designs.  She chose a design and away we go.....

Before I g...

June 17, 2017

Hi Everyone,

Short on time or maybe you just want an everyday quilt/spread that is customized to specific colors without having to piece a top?  This quilt does just that.  Two (2) pieces of extra wide fabric layered over batting and quilted together with an edge to edg...

June 8, 2017

Hi Everyone,

This quilt by Emily M. is beautiful!  Emily is a very talented quilter and her applique is amazing.  Going into this quilt, I knew my goal was to make her applique stand out, literally.  I really wanted a 3D trapunto effect.  I double batted the quilt with...

May 6, 2017

Hi Everyone,

Two (2) quilts in this blog today.

The first is a spring shower....  Definitely, partly cloudy with a spring rain in the studio with this fun quilt.  Water was the theme of the 2015 Row by Row (it seems like last year - yikes).  It's Raining Cats and Dogs wa...

April 6, 2017

Hi Everyone!

Things have been buzzing in the studio lately....I love it!  First, I have to say we have had thunderstorms rolling through today.  I love watching them roll through.  One (1) that came through today was a serious one that we've heard produced at least one...