Process Video

Improvisational Flamingo Tote Bag

I recently played in my sewing studio creating an improvisational flamingo tote bag all from scraps. My daughter’s friend was having a 12th birthday party and she loves flamingos. I wasn’t directly asked to spend two and a half days creating the flamingo tote, but I had an idea and was also very in the …

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Hex Quilt Block Summer Residency Video

The team from Project Yes and the TIU made this wonderful compellation video of my residency in June. The residency, which focused on the PA Dutch folk art of Hex Symbols and their meanings was interpreted by each student into their own work of self-expression. Each faux block was created from a piece of 12x …

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Making a Patchwork Minky Blanket Mini Video Class on YouTube

I have been making patchwork Minky blankets for my Etsy shop nearly since the beginnings of La Rue de Fleurs in 2012. Simple patchwork with fun, playful prints and color palettes defines the collection. Each blanket has a particular theme or story it is communicating through the fabric choices. Sometimes those themes are very apparent, …

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Quilts for a Cause: Stars and Straps Process Video

Watch me work on the Stars and Straps Throw Quilt in this short video. The video, shot over the course of a week or so, goes step by step through the process of making each block and then turning them into the finished quilt top. Through the magic of video editing, something that took me more than …

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