One Ruler to Rule them All?

One Ruler to Rule them All?

Well, no, not hardly…but I’m a terrible Lord of the Rings nut…so there you go.  If you don’t know already….I MADE A THING.  I am pretty surprised at myself actually, deciding to make my own line of rulers. But, several things have pushed me into it.  I am actually a pretty low maintenance quilter.  That […]

It is that Creeptacular time of year

It is that Creeptacular time of year

I love Halloween.  For lots of reasons.  My first born child…a bright and fantastic son, about to turn 18 and go off to college in a few months came into the world on trick-or-treat.  Must have been all the chocolate I ate!  This time of year is always a lot of fun for me.  I […]

The Peacock Bench: Because I Can

The Peacock Bench: Because I Can

Honestly…I have no place in my home for a 55″ wide bench.  And my cats are murder on vinyl or leather.  I have no business making something like this…but it is in my head, I have the skills to do it, therefore I make. (Shrug). I literally have no plan for this beyond the fun […]

My Metal Allergy Has Been Cured

My Metal Allergy Has Been Cured

I’ll be honest…I have never liked metallic thread. For several reasons. Mostly because there wasn’t very subtle colors, and dear god, the breaking and shredding.  I will say now that I am 100% on board with Wonderfil’s Spotlight Metallic.  I ordered a few colors to test to add a sparkle of morning frost to a […]

Taming the Octopus

Taming the Octopus

I have NEVER had so much fun! Making this trench coat has been one giggle fest after another for weeks!  If you know me at all, you really need to picture me wearing this all through the airport, acting like it is totally normal to have 3′ octopus on your a** every day.  Like EVERYONE […]

It LIVES! Bringing the Blue Heron to life.

It LIVES!  Bringing the Blue Heron to life.

I am truly loving yarn couching as an expressive medium.  I have a dozen projects going actually ranging from simple to very complex and am developing a manuscript about using yarn couching in a contemporary way.  The benefit of this is…anyone can do it, it can be done on a domestic machine with a $30 […]