Snapshots Quilt Top

Yay – I’ve finished up the top for the Snapshots Quilt Along Project! I was initially worried about getting all of the blocks to fit nicely together since a few … Continue Reading →


Snapshots Quilt Along – Playing Catch Up

Hello March!  I’m finally seeing the signs of spring as our snow is almost completely melted away up here in northern Japan.  We only have a few more weeks until … Continue Reading →



You know, I thought subscribing to this year’s Moda Frivols and doing one baby-size quilt a month would be an easy thing to keep up with. Boy, was I wrong.  Balancing life … Continue Reading →



I’m still plugging away on my collection of Moda’s Frivols.  This is Frivol 4: Lakeland with fabric from the Windermere collection.  I don’t usually choose to quilt with soft colors … Continue Reading →

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Tokyo Quilt Festival 2016 – Part 2

As promised, here is the second set of photos on my “virtual tour” of the Tokyo Quilt Festival.  If you missed it, you can see the first set HERE. In light … Continue Reading →

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Tokyo Quilt Festival 2016 – Part 1

Hello beautiful people If you follow me on Instagram, you’ve seen a few of these pictures before, but I wanted to share some of my favorites from the Tokyo Quilt … Continue Reading →

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Thailand Vacation – Part 2

I’m wrapping up sharing about our trip to Thailand.  See my previous post HERE for pictures from the first half of our trip. We arrived in Chiang Mai after a … Continue Reading →

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Thailand Vacation – Part 1

Mike and I just returned from the most amazing three-week trip to Thailand.  We were able to request enough leave for a big trip and we took every advantage of … Continue Reading →

2015 Wrap Up

What a great year it’s been! This year started with our first overseas move, packing up our home in Phoenix, Arizona… …and moving to beautiful Misawa, Japan. I stayed busy sightseeing … Continue Reading →


Modern Building Blocks Quilt – Complete!

I’m so excited to share my final finish of 2015, and my absolute favorite one of the year! This is Moda’s Modern Building Blocks Quilt. The quilt has 48 blocks … Continue Reading →