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My Happy Place is South Africa on Safari

This is a challenge quilt, where the challenge was to make a 20″ X 24″ quilt that represents my happy place. I loved going on photo safaris when working in South Africa. This wall hanging was designed by my son, John Hofstetter –

Alyson’s Wedding Quilt

Only 6 months late – this quilt was such a challenge for me in many ways – poorly written pattern, colors outside my comfort zone and Covid-19 in the mix. I am happy to say that it is finished and will be mailed to a very special friend in San Diego next week along with […]

Alyson’s Baby Quilt

Made this quilt for a very special friend’s expected baby. Made with sea-inspired fabrics.

Comfort Quilts 2022

These are the quilts that I’ve made to donate to Project Linus, Turning Points Network and TLC this year through my quilt guild, Soo-Nipi Quilters Guild. This was done using a mystery quilt pattern provided by the quild.

Almost the Periwinkle Challenge

My quilt group challenge was to make a quilt using the color of the year, which is periwinkle. I thought this color was right, but then I found a totally different color named periwinkle, so that is the one I used for the challenge. So – I played with this one using lots of doodling […]

Gibson Pewter Showroom Table Runners

I was honored to be asked to design and make table runners for the new showroom at Gibson Pewter in Washington, New Hampshire. The project involved 6 table runners in colors to complement the gorgeous pewter and the new color scheme. Jon asked me to make one more table topper for his sales counter. Here […]

One Day Baby Quilts

Sometimes its fun to start and finish a project all in the same day. Piecing, borders, quilting, trimming to size and binding. These are Charity Quilts intending for little ones. I used an easy machine sewn binding method, tried out a new scalloped/straight stitch quilting ruler and used up fabric from my stash. All good […]

9th and Vine bed quilt

Love the fresh colors in this colorway – green, yellow, grays and green. This quilt was purchased by a friend from Georgia. It looks beautiful in her guest room. Win/Win.