Here is a photo of the tiny quilt I made in 2007 called “Bright Nativity with Porcelain Buttons”. Notice the background night sky. It is made out of my original technique which I call “Haphazard Piecing.” I had a plexiglass cookbook holder that was just
On Jan. 11,2016 I taught my class entitled “Good Neighbors” at Thimble Pleasures in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. My students needed to make the “haphazard pieced” backgrounds which we would later become the background that we would fuse the houses to, so we worked on that
Here is another brand-new class I just created. “Finishing Touches: Little Bitty Cottage, Slick Tricks for Embellishing, Couching Yarn, and Bindings” Make a small quilt (12” x 8”) while learning Amy’s innovative Haphazard Piecing, Pillowcased Edges with Couched Yarn, and Best Machine Binding with Couched
My first book, Frazzled Fancies Quilts, and my first quilting pattern, Good Neighbors, are at the printers right now! And soon I will actually be an author! What a long grueling task it was to self-publish these two items. There was a LOT to learn!
“This is the Life #1”, 24″w x 22″h. I’ve made a whole series of “This is the Life” quilts, just using different colors. I teach a workshop where people learn to make the house and the borders using a curved piecing technique.