Foundation Piecing

Foundation Piecing

Stitching on a printed foundation can make your fiber art precise and intricate. It’s easy to get started with simple designs.

Last summer I had a total hip replacement due to a too-close encounter with our large (92 pound!) Lab mix. He meant well - I think he was genuinely trying...

Whether you are sewing a garment, home dec, or making a traditional, modern or art quilt; there are some notions that you need to have in your sewing room /...

Years ago, I was asked to foundation paper-piece this trio of ice skating penguins for the store where I worked. They turned out to be the perfect door quilt for...

Since I’m in Austin now, and have a sister in Houston, I couldn’t let the International Quilt Show Houston 2015 happen without visiting to see the quilts and do some...

I made this Halloween Pumpkin Foundation Pieced Quilt from a pattern, but forgot its name. Oops! It’s such a little darling, with the jack-0-lantern’s and cat. A little more about foundation...

This quilted wall hanging was started in a workshop with Barbara Olson and lived in my office for several years. I’m now enjoying it at home. The blocks are from...

My friend, Salem, Oregon, artist Dayna Collins, spearheaded an art installation last summer that she called “Scattered by the Wind”. This Log Cabin Prayer Flag, “Praying for Shelter” was my...

Oh, how I love designing in Electric Quilt! The drawing tools helped me design one side of a paper-piecing-friendly 60-degree triangle and mirror-image it: I made six of them. I...