"What do you do when you can't draw? My hand shakes and my lines are all squiggly, never nice and smooth. Is there anything I can do?" Read More
Here are the three things you can do to fit into your busy, busy life the small free-motion quilting exercises that will make a BIG impact on your free-motion quilting skills. Read More
In early August I got to spend a couple of days at Nashua Sew & Vac in Nashua, New Hampshire
teaching Free-Motion Mastery in a Month. Here are a couple of photos I received from Sherry, the Education Director at the store, who had invited me there to teach and took the class with me. I love what she did with her practice blocks!
How one tiny drop of sap from a really nasty plant can REALLY mess with you. Read More
Lately my iron seems to know just when I'm going to need it, and turns itself on to be hot and ready for me. How does it know? Read More
Put together this ironing pad in just a few minutes to use right on your work table instead of an ironing board! Read More
My nephew Weston is leaving for college this week, and so it' his turn for a going-to-college quilt. I sped up making it by using "throw away" pre-quilted blocks . . . Read More
Learning to do free-motion quilting is a lot like learning to ride a bike. It can take a lot of wobbling before you finally get to that "AHA!" place where you can quilt confidently and beautifully. But what if you could skip the wobbling?
We always see the beginnings of our stories. Sometimes we get to see the end. Read More