Finished quilts of 2014

This past year was pretty productive when it came to quilting. I finished seven quilts, four of which were UFOs when the year began. I didn’t finish all the UFOs … Continue Reading →


Friday progress report: Log cabins, Barn quilts and family time

I’ve spent the last week in Shawano, the barn quilt capital of Wisconsin. But I didn’t come just for the quilts. My family has been coming here every summer for … Continue Reading →


July round up: Inspiration, triangles and dreams of cooler weather

July was a hot month, but my quilting projects were all looking ahead to to colder times. And with the progress I’ve been making, they just might be done in … Continue Reading →

blue and white snowball and nine patch quilt, www.quiltaddictsanonymous.com

Quilt reveal: Snowpocalypse

Snowpocaplypse More snow than you would ever need, or could imagine. – Urban Dictionary This quilt’s original name was Winter Blues. I started it during a heat wave last summer. … Continue Reading →

Snowball quilt - www.quiltaddictsanonymous.com

Snowed in with the Winter Blues

I live in the Midwest, which means a big winter storm has blanketed my town. Appropriately, I was working on my king sized Winter Blues quilt when the storm hit. … Continue Reading →

Triangle Boot Camp 7

Quilt top reveal – Triangle Boot Camp

My plan was to work all day on Friday at quilt retreat to finish my triangle boot camp class sample, which I designed for a class I’m teaching in June … Continue Reading →

Christmas New York Beauty

Quilt retreat is coming!

In two days I’ll be on my way to Quilt Retreat in rural DeWitt, Iowa, for four days of quilting, eating and sleeping. That’s it. There’s no laundry to do, … Continue Reading →

It’s Christmas in my mailbox again

I’m participating in my first fabric exchange hosted by Quilting Under the Influence. I exchanged 5-inch squares of Christmas fabric with Kelly Goheen and Linda Lewis Ezuka from QUTI, Deanna … Continue Reading →

5-inch squares offer endless quilting possibilites

I took a class from Pat Speth of Nickle Quilts fame. She was a member of my guild, the Mississippi Valley Quilters Guild, when she published her first book filled … Continue Reading →

Gnomes, dogs and sewing

If you’re wondering why I’m talking about gnomes and dogs on a quilting blog, I’ll explain. I have a friend who love gnomes. She has a cute little set in … Continue Reading →