Another branch of New Leaf Stitches

The Splendid Sampler hits 50!

UPDATE:  Thanks for all of  the kind comments, especially about the Hand in Hand block and from those of you who “love” the Clearly Perfect Angles. Don’t forget you can still take advantage of the Splendid Sampler discount!  SplendidSampler15 So…(drum   Read More »

Portland & Beyond

PORTLAND, OR: International Quilt Market Well, it’s about time I got around to sharing a little about market (or just blogging in general).  LOL I was able to spend two busy, fun, exciting, challenging days at market.  My main “responsibilities”   Read More »

Visit Your Local Quilt Shop Day

I’m so excited to be spending “Visit Your Local Quilt Shop Day” at one of my favorite quilt shops,  Gruber’s! They so graciously invited me to do book signings and demonstrations on my latest book, “Twice as Nice, Quilts with   Read More »

Knitting the Chill Away- book review

Brrr…it’s cold here in Minnesota!  That makes it the perfect time to enjoy a wonderful book. One of the perks of being a Martingale author is the chance to review books.  I was fortunate enough to receive the book, “Knitting   Read More »

“Twice as Nice” now available!

I’m so happy and pleased to announce that my new book, Twice as Nice; Quilts with Scrap-Saving Bonus Projects, is now available! Jenny Cardon, from Martingale, wrote a wonderful blog post today that is shared below.  Please make sure to   Read More »

Fall Market Review

I had an absolutely wonderful time at market!  Well, really, before I even got to market… look who sat right behind me on my  connecting flight from Minneapolis…Roseann from Rosebud’s Cottage! I’d like to share pictures and a few things that   Read More »

Loose Ends….

I thought I better get some loose ends tied up before I head off for market later this week.  So, here goes…     I’m excited to announce that I have another block in the fall edition of Quiltmaker’s 100   Read More »

Scraps of Thoughts

Hello!  I want to do a quick post to catch you up on what is going on.  There are a variety of topics I want to cover…kind of like a scrap quilt…only with my thoughts.   I had an absolutely   Read More »

Simple Charm

One of the benefits of growing older is recognizing that the simplest things in life are the nicest and sweetest…and can be the most charming! Even at work…For instance, here is a picture of a simple group activity I did at   Read More »

New Blog Launch…finally

For those of you who followed along for the Quiltmaker’s 100 Block tour, you remember the horror story with my blog hosting company.   Well,  today’s a new day!  I’ve switched over to  WordPress and I’m going to give this   Read More »