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Ella's Quilt
Ella's Quilt

A bright muppet-themed baby quilt for my niece and God-daughter, Ella.

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Ella's Quilt
Ella's Quilt

A bright muppet-themed baby quilt for my niece and God-daughter, Ella.

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A Quilt for Ella

 

Ella is my niece.  The first of my parents' grandchildren.  The eldest child of my eldest brother.  A pioneer of her generation in my family.  Upon her arrival, I became Aunt Mary for the first time.  And her baby quilt was the first one my mother and I collaborated to make.... Read the rest of the blog post here.

Empowerment Tree and Creativity


When I was a child, I brought home every piece of art I made and presented it to my parents.  My mom and dad would "ooh" and "aw" over my masterpiece and put it in a place of honor where it could be appreciated.  This was enough to make my young artistic self vastly proud.   Grown-up artists, I find, are not so lucky.   Many singers, poets, painters and sculptors create wildly beautiful things, but Mom's dresser or Dad's desk just won't cut it anymore.  Art shows, open mic nights, poetry readings, and blogs are proof that to simply create is not enough.  We want to put our creations in the world.  We crave the opportunity to move at least one person with the creative contents of our hearts.  Recently, I made a piece of art for the sole purpose of putting it out into the world... Read the rest of the blog post here

Empowerment Tree
Empowerment Tree

This quilt was inspired by the Susan B Komen 3-day walk. It symbolizes the strength and beauty of the female spirit.

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Empowerment Tree
Empowerment Tree

This quilt was inspired by the Susan B Komen 3-day walk. It symbolizes the strength and beauty of the female spirit.

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Dallas's Quilt
Dallas's Quilt

A lovely blue and orange quilt for my sweet nephew, Dallas.

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Dallas's Quilt
Dallas's Quilt

A lovely blue and orange quilt for my sweet nephew, Dallas.

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Dallas's Quilt
Dallas's Quilt

A lovely blue and orange quilt for my sweet nephew, Dallas.

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A Quilt for Dallas

 

Dear Dallas,

Who can get into more mischief, make me laugh more often, and take on more impossible tasks with a hopeful optimism than any other little boy I know? It's you, sweet boy. And you're only two! ...Read the rest of the blog post here

Scout and Her Quilt
Scout and Her Quilt

Pink and green baby quilt for my niece, Scout.

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A Quilt for Scout
A Quilt for Scout

Pink and green baby quilt for my niece, Scout.

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Scout and Her Quilt
Scout and Her Quilt

Pink and green baby quilt for my niece, Scout.

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A Quilt for Scout

 

This chick's got game.  She knows the score.  She knows what she wants and she knows how to get it.  She's no damsel in distress.  She's my 3 year old niece, Scout...Read the rest of the blog post here

Spring Flowers Watercolor Quilt
Spring Flowers Watercolor Quilt

A watercolor quilt depicting a bunch of spring flowers, made for my mom.

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Spring Flowers Watercolor Quilt
Spring Flowers Watercolor Quilt

A watercolor quilt depicting a bunch of spring flowers, made for my mom.

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