Monthly Archives: February 2013

25 Custom Index Card Holders Complete!

Late last week I was able to finish and pack up this custom order for 25 index card holders!


My customer asked me to stitch three different inspirational words on the holders. Believe:






and Believe;



Although I’m using the same design for each one, I tried to make each branch and bird unique. The outsides of the the holders are made from 2 intensities of my Wild Rice palette. Inside, there is one of the three colors.


I’m quite happy with these, and hope my client is too!

One Moment | All State Orchestra 2012

Liam has had a busy month, and last week was the cherry on top of the sundae! He had an early start Thursday morning north 5 hours to Fresno – we were so lucky that another member of his high school band, Teddy, a clarinet player, also made the All State band. Teddy’s Dad had… Continue Reading

Modern Basics II Blog Blitz!

I’m so happy to be part of Amy Ellis’s blog blitz for her second book: Modern Basics II! Amy and I have been internet friends for years now, and I’ve loved watching her grow. Her ability to create SO MANY quilts in the midst of her busy family kitchen just boggles my mind! Just like… Continue Reading

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A Beautiful Day for an Inauguration

My hubby has been very involved in the planning and execution of the inauguration of the new president of the University of Redlands, Dr. Ralph Kuncl. Yesterday was the big event, and as a faculty member I was part of a huge procession of faculty and digitaries: Although it had rained the night before, it ended… Continue Reading

February Goal Check-in

February – you are such a short month…and now you’re more than halfway over! I’ve got a very  busy week and a half ahead, lets see where I am and what I think I can accomplish: February Goals Finish demo Easter baskets Feb 5 100% 25 Custom index card holders for Kathi Feb 15 40%… Continue Reading