Handmade Holiday Retreat

| October 16, 2016

This year’s Handmade Holiday Retreat is scheduled for November 11 – 13, Friday – Sunday at my studio in the Hungerford. We will be making five different stand-alone gift items again this year. At this fun weekend retreat you can come Friday night and set up your work station for the entire weekend. After some [...]

Stitch & Bitch Class Series

| September 30, 2016

I’m offering a new series of classes this fall, every other Friday afternoon. We will spend each Friday afternoon session stitching a fun and easy item perfect for holiday gift giving in the Stitch & Bitch Class Series. From microwave bowl cozies to sock monkeys, join us for a Friday afternoon of sewing with friends [...]

Fall Classes & What I Did On My Summer Vacation

| August 29, 2016

Wow! Did this summer go by fast!! It seems to go by faster every year. And with Jazz Fest being so much later now, extending into July, it doesn’t even feel like it starts till after the 4th of July. Both my husband and I have lost our dads over the past twelve years, but [...]

Sock Monkey Mania

| October 7, 2015

The Sock Monkeys are here again! Join us on Sunday, October 18, 12 – 5 p.m. for Sock Monkey Mania at my Studio #307 at the Hungerford. We’ll be making sock monkeys. I have lots of embellishments and stuffing. I’ll also have Red Heel socks for purchase. Bring your own machine, if you have one, [...]

Machine Quilting Made Easy!

| April 8, 2015

I’ve been quilting for a couple of decades and now my favorite part of the process is machine quilting. I used to be intimidated by machine quilting. When I first started quilting I was a hand quilter. But as you probably know, as therapeutic and beautiful as had quilting is, it just takes too long! [...]

First Friday, April 3, 6 – 9 p.m.

| March 31, 2015

First Friday is coming up again this weekend. And I have a special guest, Dan Eaton. Dan will be playing solo acoustic guitar in my studio from 6 – 9 p.m. this Friday, April 3. Dan Eaton can make you a grilled-cheese sandwich in three minutes as a TV chef on Time Warner cable, or he [...]

New Date for Reversible Jelly Roll Quilt

| March 31, 2015

The date for the new Reversible Jelly Roll Quilt has been changed to a Saturday one-day class, April 25, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.  We will be making this easy reversible quilt from just one jelly roll and a sashing and backing fabric.  This is your chance to make something with one of those jelly [...]

Class Signup Day and 2015 Events

| January 24, 2015

Happy New Year! It’s a new year and I have lots of fun classes, retreats, and events that I’m excited about. First, my annual Get-Away Weekend is earlier this year, March 5 – 8th at Bristol Harbour. This will be the tenth year and we already have the largest number signed up to date. It’s [...]

Two Easy Classes Coming Soon

| October 17, 2014

Make this easy quilt from a jelly roll of 2 1/2″ strips. Yes it looks complicated, but it is simply 2 1/2″ strips sewed together into blocks. To get the wavy look, the blocks are twisted and cut so they look angled.  The “effervescence bubbles” are easy fused applique. This fun class begins on Thursday, [...]

Sign Up Sale

| September 4, 2014

The Class Sign Up Sale for all of my fall classes at all locations is Friday, September 5, 2014 at my studio #307, the Hungerford, 1115 East Main St., from 6 – 9 p.m.  Sign up for three classes, and get the third lesser-priced class for 25% off. There will be refreshments and door prizes. [...]