Unique handmade quilt with music themed fabric in strips of various widths.
Quilt for the Bar Mitzvah Boy April 30, 2017

Music and Soccer for the Bar Mitzvah boy Ok, this one was a challenge. My nephew (well, technically first cousin once removed, but really, that takes too long to say) reached his Bar Mitzvah celebration and I wanted to make him a quilt. As he lives in a different county I have not had the …

Finished top of a unique handmade Woven Squares quilt, made of various Asian fabrics and green and black strips
Woven Squares Surprise Quilt April 25, 2017

A few months ago a friend asked me to make a quilt for her husband, as a surprise. The husband, who’s also a friend had told me several times how much he likes my quilts, and how much he wants one. I’d made a quilt for their son a few years previously (I’ll write a …

Two Scrappy handmade Baby Quilts April 4, 2017

A few years ago I made a quilt for my friend Ky, in anticipation of the birth of her first child, a son. They’ve used it and loved it since he was born and then, a few years later I got a chance to make her family another baby quilt; this time for her daughter. …

My First Quilt September 15, 2016

My eldest child did not get a quilt from me at her birth, but her birth is what, indirectly, started me on quilting. When she was born my brother and our friend Shelley gave my daughter a quilted baby quilt, which was lovely. They’d both worked on it, including stitching embellishments on it, and it …

Seven-year Quilt Journey September 8, 2016

All quilts are manifestations of journeys.  Some represent a journey already in flight, others a journey still to come. Quilts can be commemorative, celebratory, representing life’s memorable moments, life itself, and, sadly, sometimes, death. At times they are reminiscent of the past and other times they represent a hope for the future. And quilting itself …

Quilt for the Bar Mitzvah Boy August 28, 2016

Music and Soccer for the Bar Mitzvah boy Ok, this one was a challenge. My nephew (well, technically first cousin once removed, but really, that takes too long to say) had reached his Bar Mitzvah celebration and I wanted to make him a quilt. As he lives in a different county I have not had …