Windows to the Orient

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Windows to the Orient is going to AQS Chattanooga!

I’m very excited and thrilled to tell you that you can see Windows to the Orient at AQS Chattanooga Quilt Week as part of the Bad Ass Quilters Society display! I have loads to tell you about the quilting process and the trouble with large white quilts in... read more

Windows to the Orient: Finished Top!

Big giant drum roll please! After lots of hemming and hawing about layout (a quality that lots of us seem to share), I have a quilt top! Yay! I really do love this top. I didn’t take the world’s best picture, but in real life, the contrast between the... read more

Windows to the Orient: A quilting funny

So – here’s a fun story for you… I love my Robert Kaufman Oriental Traditions squares from the charm packs I bought for Windows to the Orient. I also had a yard of another oriental print that I loved because it had a full image with pagodas, rivers,... read more

Windows to the Orient: Getting Started

This quilt is the result of free shipping. No really, free shipping. Here’s how it happened – I wanted to order a fat quarter bundle from It was on sale, everything was great and I was nearly ready to check out. Low and behold – shipping was $9 unless I... read more