Category Archives: Quilting

Painted Border and More

I finally have a camera set up at my Handi Quilter Sweet Sixteen quilting machine so hopefully more free motion videos will be coming to my YouTube channel. Here are the two most recent. One quilting a simple carrot and … Continue reading

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Painted Fabric in a Hoop Part 2

Funny how things get pushed to the back burner or taken off the heat altogether. A short time ago someone commented on my Fabric Painted Landscape in a Hoop video that I posted in 2018. As I was looking through … Continue reading

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Grandscape

Just revisiting an old miniature art quilt. I love how the sunlight seems to break over the mesa.    

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This Time of Year…

I was almost a Halloween baby having been born the day before and have always enjoyed the end of October. When our kids were little I loved making their costumes and painting their faces. My daughter is an artist and … Continue reading

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Quilt Show

Well, it has been a long time since I posted but here I am again. We recently made it through the 2017 San Diego Quilt Show (the 36th Annual) and what an inspiring show it was. I’m always amazed this … Continue reading

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Nature and Art

I think all the rain has really caused Spring to SPRING around here. I’m finding all kinds of things to photograph on my walks… nature that has or will spark a work of art. Early yesterday I fished a tiny … Continue reading

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Taking a walk…

One of my “kids” had an appointment and the other was going to the zoo to take photographs so I tagged along. I walked through Balboa Park which is where our world famous zoo is, stopping at the reflecting pond, … Continue reading

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Now That Was Surprising!

Last post I was writing about lizards copulating in the garden. Today as Kona and I were hanging out on the deck she became very alert at some noise coming from the side yard ivy. I heard it but couldn’t … Continue reading

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Heart Art Gone Awry

A couple weeks ago I was working on a new Heart MeAnndering video. When I finished stitching I wasn’t happy with one of the petals, so I ripped it out, fixed it and added some French knots. Then before editing … Continue reading

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Quick Stitching

I have two living aunts, one lives near by and recently celebrated her 94th birthday. The other lives in Indiana and celebrated her 101st birthday this month! My mom was their baby sister. I remember years ago when my older … Continue reading

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