Monthly Archives: March 2013

Happy Easter!


Whether Easter for you is an important religious observance, a celebration of the promise of Spring or all the above  – I hope you and your family have a wonderful day!

A Thistle Zip Bag for Liz

My friend Liz had a birthday last Sunday…I made her a zipper bag, because everybody always needs another bag! The color on the teal is waaaay off, but I didn’t have time to reshoot before I gave it to her! Anyway, I had so much fun with the thistle I stitched for a custom iPad… Continue Reading

Craft Tree Booklets

I had a couple of fun mail days this week! The folks at Interweave/F & W Media have been creating a series of quilting and sewing project compilation booklets by combining 13 – 20 projects on a particular subject area from different magazines into one “booklet”. They’re printed on nice thick glossy paper, more like a book,… Continue Reading

Trick or Treat!

My last new thing I made was inspired by the call for Quilting Arts Gifts – this year they’re including Halloween items as well! This Trick or Treat bucket popped into my brain right away: I’m really happy with the structure I was able to get with this – it stands up straight and tall… Continue Reading

My take at an iPhone Case

Another new type of everyday art I’ve been working on: iPhone cases! This was another idea I sent off to the folks at Interweave last week as a possible inclusion for their gifts magazine next Fall: There’s a pocket on one side to hold earphones, and a swivel snap so it can be clipped onto… Continue Reading

Studio Cleaned and Thread Organized!

My studio was a crazy mess last week! Not only did I need to clean up, but I was fed up with how my thread was stored. This set of drawers worked OK when I bought it, but of course I’ve been buying more thread, so the drawers were getting over full. Couple that with me not… Continue Reading