Fabric8 Semifinals

Please Vote (click here)… Designer, I’m so pleased to tell you that your design made it into the semifinal round of the 2014 Fabric8 Contest! . There were hundreds and hundreds of fantastic designs entered this year, and narrowing it down to 100 was no small undertaking. We are truly excited by your design, and […]

Working with Curves

I am knee deep in piecing curves these days, as I am currently sewing custom quilts for three different clients, all made with bright colored curves. Each quilt design has its own unique feel though, and so while the piecing seems very repetitive and mundane, the overall outcome of each individual quilt will surely be […]

Broken Trapezoids

I am very drawn to broken geometric quilt patterns these days. This was the idea behind this custom quilt design titled, Broken Trapezoids. I love the illusion of holes and an irregular border that the cream color fabric provides. Also, for the quilting, I picked a design with curves, to contrast the diamonds. All in […]


While working on some improvisational piecing, I came up with this design. It looks like a modern cityscape to me, which is appropriate because I have some news. Yesterday, I received my acceptance letter to the University of Utah’s Graduate Architecture Program. You can read more about that here. And if you’re interested, take a […]

A Story

Today, I want to share a story with you–a story explaining where I have been, and where I am headed… There once was a young girl, who grew up in a family of contractors, builders, engineers, and farmers. Along with that, creative woman surrounded her. She wore extravagant handmade dresses and slept under blankets made […]

Happy Fall

Recently, my family and I went on a fall hike.  One of the photos resembled a photo I took of Monet at a similar age.  Monet is 8 months in the photo on the left and Jude is 10 months in the photo on the right.  Where has time gone?  My babies are growing up.  […]