Category Archives: Finished Product

Dayna’s Stitcher’s Garden Quilt

One of the joys of teaching quilting is getting to see what your students create from your classes.  Yesterday, Dayna Ferrero came by the Quilt Crossing to show me her completed quilt top from the Stitcher’s Garden class at Quilt … Continue reading

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Derik’s Thoughtful Gift, A Cribbage Chest

A very special handmade gift from our son-in-law, Derik, that I just had to share… For Christmas each year the adults in our family draw names.  This year was no exception and on Christmas Day we shared one another’s gifts … Continue reading

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Gift Ideas for Most Any Occasion

I’m always looking for ways to personalize my holiday gifts each year.  One easy way to do so, is to choose a themed fabric that is meaningful for the recipient.  I want to share a few gifts I made this … Continue reading

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Our Most Excellent Doll Quilt Adventure With Belén and Eloise

                This past week, the girls were out of school for the Thanksgiving holiday, so I had the pleasure of their company for two days in a row.  They are always eager to … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween 2017

  The bewitching night is right around the corner so my day was spent finishing up the girls’ costumes for this year.  Here’s a sneak preview… Eloise wanted to be a fairy again this year.  (I made the girls fairy … Continue reading

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Customized Jean Jackets for the Girls

  It’s always fun to repurpose a piece of clothing and, at the same time, do something that personalizes it for someone special.  Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of watching our granddaughters, Belen and Eloise.  When I was … Continue reading

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Sam’s Birthday Request

I was pleased to have Sam request a “home-made” gift for his birthday this year.  He had noticed a Gumdrop Pillow that I made Belen and Eloise several years ago.  When we were at dinner one evening, he walked up … Continue reading

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The Giving Bunny

When school adjourns for the summer each spring, I look forward to the extra time I get to spend with Belen and Eloise. Friday before last, I was pleased to spend the day with them.   While we were running a few errands together, Belen … Continue reading

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It’s A Wonderful World Wool Wall Quilt

I have been working on an all wool project and am excited to share it with you in more detail shortly.  In the meantime, here are a few photos to show how I prepare the wool appliqués for stitching.   … Continue reading

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Kindergarten Quilt Rocks It!

  Thanks to some very talented kindergarten students and their incredibly supportive parents, the Kindergarten Does Kindinsky quilt was a major success at last night’s fundraiser. This was the 20th annual fund raising event for the elementary school.  Jack’s Urban … Continue reading

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