duck duck goose

Duck Duck Goose Block Tutorial

Today I’m going to share a tutorial for a block I made for the 2015 Fabri-Quilt New Block Blog Hop hosted byYvonne @Quilting Jetgirl, Cheryl @Meadow Mist Designs, Stephanie @Late Night Quilter, and Terri Ann @Childlike Fascination.  These awesome ladies have coordinated a blog hop that will provide 62 tutorials for 12.5″ blocks.  That’s right, 62 tutorials for… Read More

Integrity ~ It’s Pretty Important

Integrity is the adherence to moral and ethical principles; the soundness of moral character and honesty.  It’s a trait that is highly regarded in my household.  I’m sure that stems from my husband’s military service.  It’s definitely a trait that my husband and I expect our children to possess.  Today I was faced with a situation… Read More


Fixing Loops…A Tutorial

Every now and then we all experience quilting problems.  Mine usually revolve around tension and the sporadic loop Roscoe will throw on the back of my quilts.  I never really knew what to do about those pesky loops. In my early days of quilting I would just let them go.  I didn’t want to clip… Read More

Hummingbird mini quilt

Hummingbird Mini Quilt

I’ve recently become completely obsessed with mini quilts.  I’m quite certain the instant gratification is the biggest attraction for me.  It’s always so much fun to finish a project quickly.  Plus, I basically have zero patience so a fast finish is spectacular in my book. My love of minis began last year when I signed… Read More


I’m Going to Teach!

Exciting things have been happening around here.  Last night was my teaching/lecturing debut at the Las Vegas Modern Quilt Guild.  I had such a great time talking to everyone about my favorite thing…quilting!!  I was a little nervous, mostly because I didn’t spend much time prepping.  I’m a “fly by the seat of my pants”… Read More

Me and My Shadow Quilt

Entering Quilt Shows

I recently entered two quilts in the local quilt show in Henderson, Nevada.  I wasn’t sure how I would do because it was a big show with lots of amazing entries.  Why did I torture myself and enter a show to be judged by others?  I want to share my quilts and inspire others.  I also want to learn how… Read More