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


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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


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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




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The BFQ

About a month ago I received a phone call from a local lady who needed some help.  She asked me if I would be willing to help her finish a quilt that she had started but is no longer able to finish due to health reasons.  I wasn’t sure I really wanted to take on… Read More


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Winner of Sphere Layer Cake

You all might have noticed I’m a couple days late posting the winner of the giveaway.  Hello!  I completely forgot.  I’ve been working so hard on my Modern Quilt Guild Michael Miller fabric challenge I had a complete brain lapse. I would like to say a huge congratulations to lucky number 38…Laura Davies.  I’ve sent… Read More