"Friendship Group Round Robin"

Hand appliqued and hand quilted.  I made the center block and my friends did each row.  I added the little bird embroidery poem.

Becky McDaniel

"Dizzy Geese"

Hand Appliqued and machine quilted.   This king size quilt is used as a tablecloth for large gatherings in my backyard!


"Kitchen Quilt"

Hand appliqued and hand quilted.  Another friendship group project.  We all made our own version of this quilt.


"Boughs of Pomegranates"

Machine appliqued using the foundation paper method and hand quilted.


Thanks for stopping by, I hope you enjoyed my quilts as much as I enjoy sharing them!

Just a couple of guys  (Liam and Aiden) hanging out on their quilts!

"Spiderweb Pillow"

Made in Jean Impy's Spiderweb class.

"Faded Glory"

Hand appliqued and hand quilted

-----My Quilts-----

"Circle Jubilee" for me :)

Finally I have my own "Circle Jubilee". This is the 6th one I have made...maybe not my last.  I just love the effect of the circles that are 3 dimentional with the foundation applique method.  It uses up my fun scraps too.  This was machine appliqued and hand quilted.


Raw edge applique pillows for my 4 daughters, Christmas 2012!


"Hootie for Aiden"

Raw edge applique with wool batting cut out around the applique and another layer to create a trupunto effect.

"Family Tree"

Machine appliqued and machine quilted.

Made for Kelson and Sally's 30th wedding anniversary.


Hank seeems to like the airplane on his quilt :)

-----Gift quilts-----

"Return of the sparrows"

Hand quilted using warm and natural, which I don't recommend!

"Orange Peel Pillow"

Machine appliqued using the foundation method and machine quilted.

(pattern available)

"Wedding quilt for the Woods"

Signature blocks incorporated in the quilt.


"Roses and Romance"

Hand appliqued and machine quilted.  Made for Nancy Hooven's 80th birthday.

"Folded Star Coaster"

I needed a coaster for my nightstand, since my glass would sweat, I had been using a folded wash cloth.... I know shameless!  I remembered that I had made a folded star pot holder in the 70's... couldn't find a pattern, so I came up with my own :)  These are so fun to make with scraps, they are addicting!

"Star quilt for Michael"

Hand quilted and made for my son, Michael 19 years ago.  He still enjoys it on his bed.

Emma Ray is so sweet on her quilt! 

She loves tummy time.


"Wedding quilt for the Johnsons"

Signature blocks incorporated in the quilt.

"Pineapple for Baby James"

Made for my daughter, Melinda's BFF, Andrea's first baby, James.  They even used it for his baby announcement! 

-----Tablecloth quilts----- 

------for my daughter, Melinda's bridal shower

"Winter Dance"

Hand appliqued and hand quilted

Just a couple more guys, twins, Titus and Sawyer enjoying their quilts!

​-----Pillows-----

-----Bags-----

"King size to the floor please"

made for my brother Bob who didn't want a dust ruffle.



"Crazy Cushion"

This cushion is paper pieced, machine quilted with monofiliment thread in the ditch and hand quilted sashiko style

(pattern available)

-----For the Babies-----

"Betsy's Family"

Machine Appliqued using the foundation method and machine quilted.

Made in honor of my Aunt Betsy's 80th Birthday.


"Dottie's Doll Quilt"

Machine appliqued using the foundation paper and hand quilted




"Sydney Pillow"

Made for my granddaughter, Sydney's big girl room.

"Orange Peel Rail"

Made as an Orange Peel sample quilt - machine appliqued using foundation paper and machine quilted.

"Under the Mistletoe"
Machine appliqued using the foundation paper method and hand quilted.

"Cottage Charm"

Hand appliqued and hand quilted.

"Bonjour Bicycle Bag"

I had pinned a bicycle pillow on my Pinterest page and it kept getting repinned, over and over... so, I decided that I needed my own bicycle.  I made this bag and am working on a pillow.  I just love it!  This is hand appliqued using my full page sticker method and hand quilted :)

(pattern available)

Aprons, featured in an issue of Apronology!

(pattern available)



"Analie's Orange Peel"

Machine appliqued using the paper foundation method and machine quilted.

---Other fun stuff!-----

"Pineapple Vintage Charm"

Hand appliqued and machine quilted.  UCLA graduation gift for my daughter Melinda.


quilt Lecturer and instructor

"Circle Jubilee wedding quilt for the Ornburgs"

King size quilt, machnie appliqued using foundation paper, machine quilted.  I had to buy my sweet 16 to get this one done!



"Birds and the Bees"

This quilt was adapted from the pattern P3 - Fantacy Flowers.  I hand appliqued using my full page sticker technique and hand quilted.  I love how it turned out!

"Les Fleurs"

Hand appliqued and machine quilted for Charlene.

"Buds and Berries"

Hand appliqued and hand quilted.