Making my first bed quilt helped me deal with death, loss, and divorce.
Back in 1999, I took a quilting class with Ruth B. McDowell to learn how to design pictorial pieced quilts. At the time, I was struggling to find a way to make representational quilts without using applique. While I learned what I hoped to in her class, making the quilt I designed taught me some... Continue Reading →
This morning, I came across a note to myself that says: "Maybe I should give up quilting." This was a scary thought for me. I've been quilting for over two decades. I have a studio full of fabric, thread, batts, and unfinished quilts. It's not uncommon for me to think I need to cut back... Continue Reading →