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The Lady of Shalott

Ricky Tims is sponsoring a 3-month Block of the Month featuring a rhapsody quilt designed by him. To hear the rest of the story click to his link here. Basically, month one was cutting out and stay stitching the background … Continue reading

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“Alexander’s Beanpot”

The traditional name for the block in this quilt is “Rolling Stones,” however, the author of the book( “Civil War Legacies: Quilt Patterns for Reproduction Fabrics” ) from whence the pattern came chose to call it “Alexander’s Beanpot!” Here is … Continue reading

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Scrap String Table Runner

I seem to be on a roll finishing up table runners. I made this top a couple of years ago from some scraps from a string quilt. Click here to read about the top construction. This is the quilted and … Continue reading

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Red and White Winding Ways

I am participating in Sew Cal Gal’s “A Year of Red and White Quilts” Challenge. My entry is my “Red and White Winding Ways.” Here she is, quilted and bound: I quilted the concentric circles using the Gammill Work Station … Continue reading

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Five Half-Square-Triangle Hills

Early in 2013 our little quilting group in my small town was inspired by Edyta Sitar’s book, “Friendship Triangles” to start a half-square-triangle exchange. Eventually, 10 participants exchanged 12 half-square triangles (hsts) once a month for six months resulting in … Continue reading

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Hooray! I Sold Starstruck!

See the “Quilts for Sale” tab above for more quilts for sale.

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Lovells Stars

My quilt group in my little town meets once a week to sew and chat and eat and laugh. To add to the excitement we recently had a half-square triangle exchange using paper pieced hst’s. After six months of exchanging … Continue reading

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A First!

I am so excited to see my article “Machine Embroidered Binding” published in the winter 2013 issue of “Quilting Quarterly” magazine. My article is one of the “trio of edge finishes” mentioned on the cover. “Quilting Quarterly” is the official … Continue reading

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“Starlit Forest”

I made a little wall-hanging for my daughter this Christmas season. The paper pieced pattern was in the November/December 2010 issue of “Quiltmaker” magazine: You have to understand her house has a bathroom with aqua walls, a bathroom with bubble … Continue reading

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