This quilt is the March 2016 Quilt of the Month for the Modern Quilt Guild. The design is based on a Quilt Design of the Day (QDAD). The inspiration came from city streets after a rain, where the lights of cars and lamps reflect along the puddles of water. The […]

City Lights

These blocks were created for the BeeSewcial group. January’s inspiration was linear improvisational form. The color direction we were given were deep yellow/golds, light to medium greys, warm whites, and a pop of pink, red, or orange.

A Christmas present for a truly inspirational friend. Her motto for 2016 is Dream It & Do It. She is inspired by the ocean, and the colors were chosen based on that. Letters created using the paper-piecing pattern by From Blank Pages. Dimensions: ~17″ x 18″

2016 Motto

Christmas gift potholders. These were created for a friend who asked for something “Space Age retro”. The blocks are improv, and the black designs are thread sketched. Dimensions: Each potholder is  ~7″x7″.    

Space Age Potholders

I created this for a Christmas mug rug swap with my local quilt guild. I had a specific idea in mind but couldn’t find a pattern that I liked, so I made my own. Dimensions: 6″ x 7.5″   Pattern Peppermint Bark paper-piecing pattern [pdf]

Peppermint Bark

This design was based on a pattern I created in the Quilt Design A Day (QDAD) group. As a child, the first thing I would do when I’d receive a new box of crayons is meticulously color sort them. As I grew up I became fascinated with color wheels of […]

Box of Crayons

This Quilt Design A Day (QDAD) pattern was inspired by misty mountains at sunrise. The design plays with value and form, creating balance from the color placement while also playing with the intersection of foreground and background. Quilted by The Quilted Lemon.

Mountain Sunrise

As an introvert, I was surprised to find how much I enjoyed by being part of the quilting community. This quilt is my ode to that community. Although we have our differences, we come together to create spaces of belonging and caring. And through our creations, we transcend our differences […]


  A good friend of mine lost her sweet German Shorthaired Pointer dog. I couldn’t find a pattern for that particular breed of dog, so I created a paper-piecing pattern and matched the coloration of her pup. All the fabrics are dotted prints of some kind to pay homage to her […]


This mini-mini quilt was created for a friend who had helped me through a rough time. Originally I did not have thread sketching in mind, but once I thought about adding the lamp post, it had to be done. 4.75″ x 4.75″ (quarter for scale)

Light in the Storm

Phoenix was created as part of the Quilt Design A Day group. At the time I was intimidated by both designing and piecing with curves. I spent a month creating a curve design every day, and this was one of my favorites. After the month was over I was comfortable […]


Details Dimensions: 60″ x 72″ Design: QDAD by me – 21 Mar 14 Fabric: Oakshott centers, random low volume outers, Kona white sashing Binding: Scribble Notes in Charcoal by Carolyn Friedland (+ Oakshott blip) Backing: Crosshatch in Grey (108″) by Carolyn Friedlander Pain levels from cutting into precious Oakshotts: 8 out […]

The Macaron Quilt

Details: Finished size: 27″ x 27″ Design: Minecraft and its graphics are copyright by Microsoft. Fabrics used: Kona Cotton solids, Michael Miller Cotton Couture, Kaffe Fasset shot cotton Back: Echino linen, Kona Cotton in Chinese Red Number of times I accidentally zipped the zipper head thingie off the zipper: 4 […]

Minecraft Dog Pillow

This quilt was made when I lived in Silicon Valley working as a software engineer, and was designed as an introspective comparison between the Amish culture and my own. Despite the extreme differences between our lives, there is common ground between us in the form of quilting. Once I recognized this […]

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