Progress Feels So Good

 Here are the central blocks for the dish drainer quilt. My dish drainer quilt is moving along nicely!  Last night I finished the applique on the 3 central blocks, and also added the side panels.  They came together so easily, and I like the effect.  Here’s a pic – next step is to add the borders all around, which will be a yellow fabric. The yellow will tie into the.. Read More

Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

I am working on a new quilted piece – something for the kitchen, for under the dish drainer.  I know – such a mundane location for something that will take me hours. I have always liked to create things with a practical purpose.  Just making something to put on the wall does not, at this point, have the same level of attraction.  Maybe when I have more confidence in my.. Read More

Every Space Needs A Window

Every Space Needs A Window Every creative space needs a window to gaze on the world.  Since my new space is without a window, my very first idea was to create a window.  I’m not sure why I thought to do this in fabric, but it was as if the idea was born fully formed.  I had to work out the details on scale and proportions, and do some research.. Read More

A New Space to Work

  First priority has been a new space to work.  We were trying to get rid of some old stuff in the big walk-in closet recently, and it occurred to me that with a little reorganizing and by pitching a few things, I could create an art space for me that would work with my current limitations, and would give me the private space I have not had for a.. Read More