Thorn + Bloom

New quilt in the works! This block is usually called “Crown of Thorns,” but I’ve been thinking of it as the Thorn & Bloom block. Where there are gorgeous roses, there are dagger… Continue reading

Dragon Claw Baby Quilt

My poet-friend Megan Leonard welcomed her third baby this past December, which means she’s now the lone water sign (Pisces) in her little family of fire signs (Aries, Leo, Sagittarius). I joked that… Continue reading

2017 Donations Round-Up

Thanks to all you crazy quilt-lovers out there, Gift Fox was able to donate $330 to various charities in 2017! Donations were given to: GLSEN Anjellicle Cats (NYC) Pets Without Parents (OH) Lakota… Continue reading

A Journey Through The Past

Finished! My fall migration quilt of flying geese blocks! After humming plenty of Neil Young during its creation, I’ve titled it “Journey Through The Past” because isn’t that what the fall & winter are… Continue reading

Fall Migration

New quilt in the works! It’s a fall migration of fabric scraps inspired by Suzy Quilts’ Fly Away pattern. I’ve been winding in leftover fabrics from the recent starburst quilt, last year’s log-cabin beauty,… Continue reading

Starburst Anniversary Quilt

Half-triangle blocks are true magic. They are so simple to build, but pack such a visual punch. Originally, I was following this pattern by Lemon Squeezy Home, but began to deviate from it… Continue reading

Sunday Morning Whole Cloth Quilt

I’ve been wanting to do a whole-cloth quilt forever because they’re a great way to show off vintage fabric. Another win is that it’s an easy quilt to bring together, which translates for… Continue reading

Star Queen

2012: A star (block) is born in Dover, New Hampshire to a newly graduated poet. I didn’t have a sewing machine at that time, so this star was hand-sewn together. And then I… Continue reading

Quilting Home

  Finally I can reveal the queen-size wedding quilt I’ve been consumed with the past four months! This log-cabin block quilt was created for my very dear friends & power couple, actress Harmony Stempel and painter Samuel… Continue reading

Our Anonymous Ancestors

Two weeks back, I was at the MET gawking at the hand-sewn/hand-quilted genius of our quilting ancestors. Sure, the MET is chock-full of incredible fine art (which I love), but there’s something about… Continue reading