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The last week or two I've been working with these beautiful Oakshott cottons. This commission piece uses the Lakes collection, the Ruby Reds collection and the two greys in the Scandinavian collection. I wanted short sections of straight line quilting.... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at The Little Red Hen
My parents bought me my first sewing machine, a portable singer, back when I was in high school. Years later, in 1989, my husband surprised me on my birthday with a BERNINA 1230. He even called my boss and arranged... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at The Little Red Hen
When I was growing up, my sisters and I stayed several weeks with my grandparents each summer. My grandmother kept this quilt spread out in the back of her station wagon where my sisters and I would all three ride... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2017 at The Little Red Hen
I started this little quilt last summer. It's a fun variation of a log cabin. The blocks are made in an improvisational or intuitive way that I teach in my intuitive log cabin class. I love the way some of... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2017 at The Little Red Hen
Thank you to everyone who entered and congratulations to the winners! US winner- Stacy Martin International winners - Carol Andrews from Canada and Katlijn Lecluyse from Belgium. Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2017 at The Little Red Hen
Today marks the one year anniversary of the start of The Splendid Sampler sew along. I don't know about you, but I was not able to keep stitching my blocks as they came out. I am eager to get my... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2017 at The Little Red Hen
Hi, welcome to my space. I'm happy to be sharing my Fleur de Lei block with you. I love all types of hand sewing and needlework, especially needleturn applique. It's the perfect project to keep tucked away in a bag... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2017 at The Little Red Hen
I am pleased to announce that I'll be teaching at AQS Quilt Week in Paducah this spring! I have SIX classes on the schedule. I hope to see you there!! Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2017 at The Little Red Hen
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, is a diagnosable medical disorder that some people develop after experiencing a dangerous event, like a natural disaster or violent attack, or living through a sustained trauma, like an abusive relationship. People with PTSD... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2017 at The Little Red Hen
Remember back in October when I went to Wisconsin to film an episode of Sewing with Nancy? That episode went live last week. Read more on the Nancy Zieman blog. You can currently watch the show on the Wisconsin Public... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2017 at The Little Red Hen
Miss P and I love to do needlework and I have long enjoyed embroidery but lately have gotten in a rut of just using a handful of stitches such as backstitch, outline stitch, lazy daisy, and the french knot. I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2017 at The Little Red Hen
Miss P and I again pooled our efforts and made an advent tree for her brother. This one is very similar to the one we made for D last year. Again, P made the plan and sewed the green parts.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2016 at The Little Red Hen
I just realized that I never shared my quilt, Stardust, with you. That's a little funny because it is the quilt on the cover of Every Last Piece! I started making the little two inch stars in this quilt back... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2016 at The Little Red Hen
I'm headed to Wisconsin this week to tape a show with Nancy Zieman and then to a workshop with Gwen Marston on Madeline Island. When I return, things should be a little calmer around here and I can settle in... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2016 at The Little Red Hen
Gwen Marston's latest book, A Common Thread, is one I've been wanting for YEARS. It is full of beautiful photographs of beautiful quilts. I also think it has the perfect title, A Common Thread. The book shows Gwen's varied quilt... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2016 at The Little Red Hen
I've been enjoying playing with my solid scraps the last few weeks. This quilt was a fun exercise that used up the scraps from last summer's Lucky Strike quilt. I love the soft look of this beachy color palette my... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2016 at The Little Red Hen
I have been plugging along on my projects here between our family summer activities. This binding on this little quilt is almost finished and I've started quilting the liberated log cabin that I made a couple of weeks ago. I'm... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2016 at The Little Red Hen
We are back from a week up north. We were completely "unplugged" with no electricity, internet, phones etc. Drummond Island is definitely a place I'd like visit again. It was so peaceful. I am having a hard time getting back... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2016 at The Little Red Hen
Thank you all for sharing your Splederette stories. I enjoyed reading them all so much I decided to give away FIVE copies of my Atomic Pinwheels pattern!!! The lucky winners are: Carola Sue Winerbotyom Judie Harrom Sherryl Wynne Anita Jackson... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2016 at The Little Red Hen
I had fun making this little liberated log cabin quilt this week. I always struggle with the quilting ideas on small scale patchwork like this. I like the look of the hand quilting because it is not a solid line... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2016 at The Little Red Hen
I'll be teaching at AQS Chattanooga next month. I hope I'll see you there! Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2016 at The Little Red Hen
Are you participating in The Splendid Sampler quilt along? This week marks the half way point. I was going along zippety zip with these blocks. I was having such fun keeping up and trying all of the different techniques and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2016 at The Little Red Hen
Last year after making the quilt for the wedding photographer, I saved the scraps together in a bag. I really liked the colors in that quilt and wanted to make another project with the same palette. I cleared off my... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2016 at The Little Red Hen