This quilt captures memories of a special trip to Alaska with friends. Each row represents memories - northern lights, snow
on Denali, panels of towns visited, the four of us who traveled together, whale watches and a panel from a local artist
of a quilt circle.
Custom quilted. An original design.
Such a fun quilt - a chance to play with color and texture.
Pattern by Joen Wolfrom.
Custom quilted using a wide variety of motifs and many colors of Glide thread.
|Summer in Grandmother's Garden
Given a set of hand-pieced Grandmother's flower garden blocks, I wanted to design a more modern use for this traditional block.
Custom quilted in a wide variety of designs (some whimsical) which include graffiti quilting, bugs, flowers and feathers.
An original design.
|"Soak Up the Sun"
Bright sunny flowers for a friend's milestone birthday!
Quilted in an overall swirl design.
Pattern from "Mini Wonderful Curves" book by Jenny Pedigo and Helen Robinson.
A challenge among quilting friends.
Based on the "Camp Oda Mae" quilt-along by Moda.
Custom quilted using a wide variety of motifs including feathers, swirls, orange peels and more.
|Nine Patch Challenge
A quilt group challenge - use 5 nine patches set on point and quilt as desired!
Custom quilted using pale yellow thread.
|Field of Flowers
Love my reds! Fun, modern flowers set on a variety of red fabrics.
Quilted with a variety of motifs in the flower petals and centers with curved motifs in the background.
Based on the pattern "Field of Flowers" by Joyce Robinson as published in McCalls Quilting, August 2009.
Using remnants from another project, this wall hanging features Australian aboriginal prints.
An original, modern design with plenty of negative space to feature a wide variety of quilting designs
|Hour by Hour
A bright, modern quilt featuring a traditional hourglass block.
Tumbling 3-D cubes for the engineer in my life! Quilting in the ditch to emphasize the cubes and background echoed swirls. Design based on "ABC 3-D Tumbling Blocks...and More! by Marci Baker.
An original design. This Nine-patch and Star sampler was made using bits remaining from a larger project. Detailed quilting includes feathered wreaths, micro-quilting, orange peels and pearls.
Fun with half-square triangles and curvy line quilting.
Made on a whim! It was fun using traditional blocks in solid fabrics and (sometimes) juxtaposing the white as either the main fabric or the background fabric.
Quilted using a variety of motifs with feathers featured on the teal green offset sashing.
|Modern Log Cabin
A modern take on the log cabin block. Quilting in the ditch, swirls, straight and curvy lines.
An original design to use up some scraps and an opportunity to play with the quilting. Quilting includes free motion and ruler work.
|Solid Starburst - Kimberly Einmo Mystery Quilt
This quilt was a Mystery Quilt class with Kimberly Einmo at MQX New England in 2014.
Quilting is free motion with feathers, swirls, orange peels and straight lines.
The perfect quilt for a quilter, this quilt hangs in my studio.
Quilting is free motion with feathers, background fill and details on the spools.
Pattern by Terri Degenkolb from the book "Just Spooling Around".
Nine patch and plain blocks set on point.
The plain blocks are hand-quilted in a feathered square design with cross-hatching.
This quilt features a variety of black and blue prints, where X marks the spot.
Quilted using a paisley/feather all-over motif.
|Black and Blue Sampler
A modern sampler quilt using a variety of blue fabrics.
Quilted using a Baptist Fan variation.
Place settings of steaming soup in a variety of batik fabrics made a perfect house-warming gift for a friend's new home.
|Almost a Flower Garden
Soft yellows and greens with some bolder blues highlight this birthday wall hanging for a special friend.
| Fall Colors
An original design featuring log cabin blocks with sky-blue centers and a pieced border. Finished with hand-quilting in a pumpkin seed-design.
Autumn leaves drifting in the wind, this wall hanging was made using my own hand-dyed fabrics.
Pattern from Bee Creative
A gentle winter snowfall, this original design was inspired from "Drifters." Each of the 13 snowflakes is unique. Made from my own hand-dyed fabrics.
|Spring in Bloom
A profusion of spring blooms watered by the April rains. This design was also inspired by "Drifters" and is the third panel in the series. Made from my own hand-dyed fabrics.
This wall hanging combines strip and curved piecing using an autumn leaf fabric as the focus.
Pattern from "Strips 'n Curves" by Louisa L. Smith.
The autumn color scheme will brighten a new home and bring back memories of a fondly-remembered town and friends.
This quilt was made from a kit (something I rarely do) and features beautiful fall colors and applique.
The quilting includes feathers and custom quilting in the borders.
|All Bundled Up
A celebration of winter's play, this wallhanging was modified from a Patrick Lose pattern to include 2 boys, representing each of my sons. Brings back memories of years past when they bundled up to play in the snow.
|Portland Head Lighthouse
This quilt was made to celebrate a friend's birthday and thank her for the many "Girls' Weekends" that she hosted on the Cape.
This mini-quilt features paper-pieced pineapple blocks, applique and hand-embellishments.
Machine quilted with straight lines and outline stitching around the applique.
|Library Children's Room Quilt
A celebration of Children & Young Adult Authors & Illustrators. A community quilt - each quilter interpreted an author/illustrator's work. This quilt is on permanent display in the Library Children's Room.
|Northborough Free Library Landscape Quilt
My first landscape quilt - an interpretation of our local town library.