Quilting in Queens

Gift Fox is now quilting in Queens! While the new apartment in Astoria is a bit tight, it’s not entirely un-quilt-friendly. Without the amazing counterspace of my Dover, NH apartment, and without the high-ceiling,… Continue reading

Cape Cod + Quilts + Snowy Owl + Quilts

Why is it still snowing & super cold in Kittery, Maine?! Another 3″ of snow today. This month has certainly been in like a lion. The past weekend, though, was certainly a welcome… Continue reading

The Stars in Our Sky

I discovered an old mix CD that my sister, T made me for the Fall of 2005 and I’ve been playing it the past two weeks. It’s a mix that goes heavy on… Continue reading

A Wabi-Sabi World

No pictures can do justice to just how hard and  heavy the snow is falling right now in Kittery, Maine. Looking out over the now blanketed stream, the trees have shouldered their wooliest… Continue reading

Relax :: Nothing is under control

It’s barely 2014 and I’m  newly 29 and everything in my world has already drastically changed. Recently, this meme came into my minifeed and I’m going to keep reminding myself that change is… Continue reading

The Friends that Tote together… Kathleen Maris

Kathleen (Mary, Katie, MK, Carlson, Cobb, Maris, Paltrineri) has had many names. I think it’s a tribute to how many people have loved her. Kathleen & I met at UNH’s MFA writing program,… Continue reading

The Friends that Tote together…. Mekeel McBride

Mekeel McBride (poet, wildlife rehabilitator, life coach, animal whisperer, fine bric-a-brac collector) is many things. Has been many things. Is still becoming many things. She’s been a waitress, an avid roller skater, a… Continue reading

The Friends that Tote together… Caro Clark

Behold! The tote I lovingly handcrafted for Caro Clark, fiction writer, boat builder, tropical island bartender, Alaska tour guide, and social networker extraordinaire. Caro & I met during our tenure at UNH’s MFA… Continue reading

Totes ma goats

In December 2012, I made a tote bag. It was so easy! so fun! & used up so many quilt scraps! So, I made sixteen tote bags in two weeks. I became the… Continue reading

Half-Triangles, New Beginnings

With the sun and subsequent snow melt, it felt warm enough to open the windows today. Tilly “Willicus” & I listened to the chickadees and the metal clankings of the shipyard all afternoon.… Continue reading