Quilt Using Communique Layout Places at MQX Midwest Quilt Show

I was super excited to hear from the lovely Rhonda at RhondaDort.com that her Pink & Green Vintage Linens Quilt took 3rd Place at the MQX Midwest Quilt Show. Her quilt, which features pieces of vintage linens, was made using my Communique Quilt diagram in the throw size.  The finished product is lovely and reminds Read More …

The Monk of Mokha – A Review

I recently finished reading my beautiful hardback edition of The Monk of Mokha by Dave Eggers.  I first discovered Eggers when I purchased his book, A Hologram for the King, solely for it’s magnificent cover.  And I ended up quite enjoying that work of fiction which I would never have picked up otherwise. The Monk Read More …

Mildred Jane at 15 Months

Milli is 1 and a quarter years old.  And she’s gained some big new skills in the last month.  She’s walking everywhere. And she’s learned to climb the stairs. View this post on Instagram Finally got a decent video of Mil walking. She's been doing it for a couple weeks now. #MildredJane A post shared Read More …

I’ll Cry If I Want To! – 3 Tips for Child Photography

The weather has finally warmed up around here, the grass is green and flowers are blooming, which makes it a great time to get some outdoor photos of your favorite tiny human. Unfortunately, kids aren’t always cooperative. That’s something I was reminded of earlier this week when I tried to get some new photos of Read More …