April LiveStream & Patreon

Yesterday, on Saturday, April 24, I hosted my very first LiveStream event on YouTube. I broadcasted myself cutting fabric for the roadrunner in my newest quilt design using my Cricut Explore Air 2 machine. I was live for almost four hours. During that tim…

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Visual Makeover

My website has a whole new look! In fact, my entire online presence has been upgraded to the new style. And it's about time! This redesign has been a three year work-in-progress. Shortly after I made my first steampunk quilt, Rose, in 2018, I started thin…

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The True Primary Colors

The 2021 SAQA Seminar — which focused on color — got me thinking about one of my own pet peeves: the Red-Blue-Yellow (RBY) color model. The RBY color model is based Isaac Newton's experimentation with glass prisms and color. He used glass prisms to refrac…

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Picking Fabric

I was asked to create a video in which I share a skill as part of SAQA's new Skill Swap program. In this video, I share how to pick fabric using color swatches and demonstrate using the fabrics from the wave in There's Something in the Water. …

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Make Your Own Color Reference Swatches

All of my quilts are designed on the computer. Everything from the size of the quilt to the shape of each piece of fabric to the colors of the fabrics themselves is determined before even looking at a scrap of cloth. The tricky part is transitioning from …

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