Mystery Bundle Hot off the Press!

And my very first “Mystery Bundle” is out the door! Thank you Martha for being willing to jump into the fray, to put your toes in the water, to go where no one has gone before…..! And yes, if you live locally and want to pick up (yep, 6′ social distancing and masks at the ready), you can contact me directly and not go through my Etsy site to purchase these, thereby avoiding shipping charges. What the heck!

These are so fun to put together and I think they will make nice low-calorie treats for you and your quilting – or face mask making – friends. And oh so pretty too! Just pick your colorway, and I’ll do the rest. If you’re like me, a little treat now and then, a little color in your life, a little chunk of positiveness….a need or a want? You decide.

Oh, and in case you hadn’t seen my Etsy listing for these, the “Mystery Bundle” is a bundle of 6 fat quarters for $14.95 + shipping, loosely relating to the colorway you choose!

And you’re waiting for what?

Bee well!


Mystery & More

My site is enjoying a resurgence of visitors since the pandemic hit. Who knew? But it’s a lovely thing, so I’ve started putting more and more items up on the site.

In my efforts to reduce, reuse, recycle, it is wonderful to be able to move things out into the world and have people use them. I have SO MUCH stuff! I’ve been de-cluttering for the past several years, and now I’m de-stashing too! When you have more fabric and sewing materials than you can use in a lifetime, it’s time to move it along.

So check out my latest fun offering, a Mystery Fat Quarter Bundle!

I used to love going to the quilt shop in Cannon Beach, Oregon, and there in the back of the shop they had a basket filled with brown paper lunch sacks full of odd sizes of mystery fabric. Each of the girls in my group would buy one (or more!) and that night with wine in hand, we would open up the bags and laugh and swap and just enjoy. I’m hoping you and your quilt friends will have the same experience when opening up my Mystery Fat Quarter Bundles!

Happy quilting! Bee well.


More Dish Towel Fun

Dish towels. Can’t get enough of ’em! They are so fun and easy to quilt up. I have several framed (like The Snow Fox and the Pottery Barn towels). Colorful and fun to

So this latest dish towel find inspired me with it’s camping theme and wild colors. Oh, and camping is top of mind as I’m continuing to explore camping and learning to backpack (got a new Z-Pack backpack for Christmas!) So this dish towel came home with me. Once home I looked in my stash (yep, pretty large) and wouldn’t you know it I had exactly the fabric I needed. Quilters, that’s why collecting fabrics for many years is a good thing! Don’t let anyone tell you differently! (Yes, my code name is “The Enabler.” And why yes, I DO happen to have a cape!)

Notice the chevron motif printed underneath the camper van, then look at the chevron fabric I used at the top and the bottom…can you imagine a better match? Who knows what quilt shop I purchased that at – could have been in California 30 years ago…could have been up in Washington on a road trip a decade ago…could have been somewhere in Oregon at one of our many wonderful shops. (I can’t remember what I ate for breakfast yesterday, let along where I purchased various pieces of fabric.)

After adding the top and bottom chevron fabric, I pieced some chevrons for the sides in matching colors. Yeah, sometimes I CAN get matchy-matchy (but not too often). I haven’t quilted it yet, but it will be something simple. Then it could be framed in an Ikea frame, or I might put a binding on it. Who knows? Each project I make comes together when it comes together. I never know what I’m going to end up with when I start!

Happy quilting!