New York City 2017

My husband, son and I recently returned from a trip to New York City. Here’s a recap of what we did, saw and ate. ARRIVAL HALF-DAY: Getting a good deal on Cyber-Monday, we stayed at The Viceroy on West 57th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues, which is also right around[Read more]

Preston’s Second Quilt

This quilt was a long time coming. I started making this quilt before my son, Preston, went to Japan a couple years ago. I thought it would be great for him to have something from home while living so far away. The reality of getting a quilt to Japan is[Read more]

Hamilton the Musical vs. QuiltCon East 2017

Just a little humor for the day as modern quilters around the world sign up for QuiltCon East 2017 (to be held in Savannah, Georgia) and post the attending badge on social media platforms. Whether you are attending classes or lectures with your favorite quilters, discovering new quilters or just[Read more]

Colored Pencils and Coloring Book Case

OR…..When something all wrong turns out exactly right! Sometimes projects are wrong from the get-go. This was one of those projects. It’s purely my own fault. I kept telling myself to just unpick the zipper and start over, but, I didn’t. I kept going… I started out making this zippered case for[Read more]

Win this Quilt!

The OKC Modern Quilt Guild is holding a quilt raffle. Purchase your ticket for a chance to win this quilt, Hip to Be Square. All proceeds from the raffle will benefit The Anna’s House Foundation, a community of several homes in Luther, Oklahoma dedicated to providing foster children with a stable and nurturing home[Read more]

A New Year

I really wanted to start the new year with a re-commitment to blogging. It’s 11:55 PM and I am should be stitching the binding on a quilt that I have to deliver tomorrow morning for the OKC Modern Quilt Guild’s display at the OKC Winter Quilt Show. The last few months[Read more]

A Switch to WordPress

This is a test. I made the switch to WordPress and we’re still working out the kinks.

Staycation Plans

I’m taking the first week of September off for a little staycation. During that time, I’m hoping to get a few projects completed. While making my To-Do List, I thought about what I really want to do during my time off and decided what I most want to do…is have[Read more]

20 Minutes a Day: Success or Failure?

I told my husband they other day that sometimes it’s really hard to come up with a title for a blog post that’s meaningful and, well, a little humorous. He asked me what the post was about and I replied, “My 20 minutes this week.” His idea for my title[Read more]

Planning: Rustic Hillside House Quilt

New Year’s Eve 2013 I made a resolution to be creative at least 20 minutes a day. Like many New Year resolutions, it worked well…for a while. You may or may not have noticed that my last blog post was June 13th. Wow. That’s just too long ago. As July ends,[Read more]