Clothing for the Body & Soul

Home from the 29th annual Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival that was held at the Hampton Roads Convention Center!

I had a great time. It was my first time at this show, I hope that it will not be my last. It was great to connect my friends, Facebook friends, renew acquaintances and make new friends. I was given some more houses for my coat and Carola Jones gave me some of her fabrics. […]

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Posted by rachel on Thu, March 1 2018 » Garments, Miscellaneous, Uncategorized » No Comments

This and That

I got an early Christmas present today. My episode of Patchwork Nation is finished. A couple of months ago I got a call from Crafty inviting me to do a video talking about and sharing my work. Without giving it a second thought I said yes. As I was in the throws of getting ready […]

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Posted by rachel on Tue, December 19 2017 » Miscellaneous, Uncategorized » No Comments


It has been a wild, wonderful roller coaster of a week. Sunday, October 8th – realized that I might have bitten off more than I could chew. The coming week would include board and guild meetings, a lecture and a class to teach in Folsom, hosting friends from Alaska, a busload of quilters visiting the […]

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Posted by rachel on Tue, October 17 2017 » Events, Miscellaneous » No Comments

Whatnot Wallet

I promised several people that I would share how I made the Whatnot Wallet. I do not have a pattern for sale. I am just sharing here. Should you find gross errors in the writing or have a question, shoot me an email or a message. This is usually taught as a quick class. People […]

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Posted by rachel on Thu, November 17 2016 » Miscellaneous » No Comments

A detour – Upcycling

One of the highlights of PIQF 2016, was having Corlis and Gayle come and hang out for a couple of days. We had fun doing the fashion show, seeing the quilts and checking out the vendors. One of the many vendors we visited was Paganoonoo. Michelle Paganini, is the owner dedicated to creating refashioned / upcycled […]

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Posted by rachel on Sat, November 12 2016 » Garments, Miscellaneous » No Comments

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