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November 8, 2019

Good morning my beautiful quilty friends!  Ok, all of you that read my blog know that I am what my partner lovingly refers to as a "batik freak".  I would rather buy a batik than another other fabric almost any day.  As a result, I am always on the look out the batik s...

July 26, 2019

Good morning Scrappers and welcome to the final week of the Summer Scrap Elimination.  Today I am working from Nixa, Missouri at my family reunion, which means I am fighting a less than perfect internet connection and that's why I'm just a bit late getting this out to...

July 19, 2019

Good morning Scrappers!  First I have to offer you my apologies for posting late this week.  It's monsoon season here in the Sonoran desert which means we have storms nearly every evening and though last night brought no rain to my home, it did result in high winds and...

July 12, 2019

Good morning Scrappers!  Can you believe we're in week 4 already!  This summer is just flying by and I am drinking in my time in the studio right along with the ice tea and lemonade.  Here in the desert the colors of summer are often somewhat burnt browns with spots of...

July 5, 2019

Good morning, my fellow scrappers!  I hope your 4th of July celebrations were fabulous if not still ongoing! 

This week we are making something simple that we all need to have in our collection, a plastic bag storage bag.  I found it somewhat hilarious to make a ba...

June 28, 2019

Good morning Summer Scrappers!

I hope you enjoyed last week's project. 

This week we're going to do another

block that is easily adapted and makes

a great small quilt, lap quilt, or go big

and make a bed quilt.

In going through my scrap drawers this year, I discovered that I...

June 21, 2019

Good morning Summer Scrappers and welcome to round 2 of the Summer Scrap Elimination Project!  It's time to get things cooking in the studio and I am very excited about the things we have to share with you this summer.  We'll have 6 weeks of fun scrappy projects for yo...

November 20, 2018

We are back from Houston and IQA Quilt

Festival!  The last of my torch cactus blossoms are brightening my day on the counter and I am back at work making beautiful new things.  But before I get too crazy with new creations in the the studio, I want to share everything w...

October 26, 2018

Happy Friday Globe Trotters and welcome to my

studio in Vail, Arizona!   The beautiful new Globe

Trotter line from Tamarinis and Island Batik is

coming to a quilt shop near you!  I loved working

with this beautiful fabric and I hope you will too. 

I've also been workin...

August 18, 2018

Good morning my lovely Hoppers!  Can

you believe it's been six weeks already!? 

The summer has just rolled by like a heat soaked freight train with so much to do and create.  I hope you have been enjoying it as much as I have.  Here in Southern Arizona, this is the time...