Gathering Threads



    Create & Decorate August 2010

    Posted by on Jun 27 2010

    I’m on newsstands again this month, with a quick and easy applique wall quilt that’s featured in Create & Decorate Magazine. I enjoyed quilting this project but I’m very, very glad they don’t show the back of this quilt because I’m not winning any blue ribbons any time soon. The quilt features a combination of […]

    Happy Camper, Indeed

    Posted by on May 26 2010

    It’s always fun to see an idea that was only a sketch on paper make it into print, like the child’s quilting sleeping bag in this month’s issue of Sew News. This was a really fun project to do. I will admit, quilting is not my first love – there’s something rather Sisyphisian to me […]

    SAGA 2010 Convention in Norfolk, VA

    Posted by on May 02 2010

    May 1st has been marked on my calendar for a good month or so. That’s the day that registration opens for the 31st annual SAGA convention. This year, the event’s being held in Norfolk, VA, a part of the U.S. I’ve long had a desire to visit. I attended my first conference every last year, […]

    The Times, they are a changin’…

    Posted by on Apr 29 2010

    OK, forgive the Bob Dylan pun, but it seemed appropriate with a new project of mine being featured in the May issue of the Crafts n Things newsletter The diaper bag is a very spring-like project I designed for them earlier this year. It’s based on a prototype I developed for my own son nearly […]

    Blue, Blue, My love is blue!

    Posted by on Apr 18 2010

    Have you seen the latest issue of Sew Beautiful? It’s gorgeous! with a capital ‘G’. Kathy Barnard, the editor, has really come up with a winner with the May/June issue, all built around the theme of blue. Of course, I might be a wee bit biased, since one of my garments is featured in the […]