Click on the links below to find information on stitching tips, and work in progress!
Read how I found the perfect stitching stand - under the Christmas tree!
Choosing a cross stitch kit can be imposing - there are so many things to consider! Here are my recommendations to make your decision a little easier.
Documenting your work is very important. You spend a lot of time and effort into making useful and beautiful things - be sure to sign your name!
Wolves kit The first week, and already a do-over...all the green and the bottom of the letter "W" are about 12 stitches too high...(sigh)
Charting a quote to personalize a photo album - or any other object is a great way to introduce pattern design!
Mary is a local quilting friend who loves to piece, but gets bogged down during quilting. These are 2 of the quilts I machine quited for her this spring :)
Working with local schools has been very fun and the students are pushing me to design ever more interesting layouts from simple subunits. Take a look at the third quilt I helped to make this year!
Memory quilts aren't always cute and cuddly, this t-shirt quilt is all about hard rock and good times!
A local Mom asked me to turn her children's baby outfits into a bed-sized quilt and I happily agreed!
A very sentimental Mom asked me to make a bed-sized quilt from her children's baby clothes, and this is going to be one beautiful memory quilt!