Poppies

Last weekend, my housemate Pete and I set out for the Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve. To say it was breath-taking would be an understatement and it was precisely the thing I needed. Life is LA is stressful, y’all. But this…this is magical.   Worth every minute of the drive. If you’re in SoCal, head out … [Read more…]

Row by Row Experience — have you played along?

Before this spring I’d never even heard of the Row by Row Experience, but from what I hear, I’m not the only one. This nationwide shop hop is right up my alley, promoting brick-and-mortar shops and the quilters who love them. My work over the years with shop owners has given me a real love … [Read more…]

From Idea to Quilt

I’ve been wanting to get back into the teaching game since I returned to Portland, but first I had to find a place to live and a job. Now that both those needs are satisfied, I can start teaching again, at last! I’ve long-loved curve piecing and while the Winding Ways block is clearly my … [Read more…]