Quilting is a learning process, and the lessons often apply to life as well as to the quilts we put together. These are thoughts about life inspired by my quilting…


Patchwork floor- 2 Year update

About life & quilting: maintenance is always easier than repairs. I installed this patchwork floor in August 2013.  I knew it would benefit from a light sanding and a few more coats of polyurethane at the end of its first year.  However, time and energy flew by.  I didn’t get around to maintenance until this […]

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Patchwork floor- the process

About quilting and life:  Beauty can shine through imperfections….Thank goodness! The process is simple, but time consuming.  I prepared the floor, cut the fabric, glued it down, let it dry, and then put on 16 coats of polyurethane.  It took every bit of 5 long days.  If I’d had more time I think it would […]

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I am passionate about finding a way to improve our democracy and I love to quilt.  Just as quilting puts together a wonderful assortment of different fabrics into a beautiful and functional whole, I believe we can learn from quilting and find a way to piece together a positive future.

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