Great ideas from Gumbo Design Studios!

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Quilt of Valor for my husband Jack.  He is a decorated intelligence officer who served with distinction on the USS Oriskany aircraft carrier during the Vietnam War.

Star Struck 2016

Star Struck label


A new interpretation of Morning Mist pattern in woodland batiks.                   Quilt Tree

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My Favorite Tote Bag

Tote bag with two bound side pockets and two bound inside pockets, lined.

Handles go all the way around to fully support all the things you tote.





 Yummy Apron

with ladybug applique, pocket and bottom ruffle.




Yummy Apron

with Angry bird Applique (from a T-shirt).








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My three little angels!






Bits and Pieces

crazy 9-patch blocks in blue,green,red or yellow prints

and a piano key border (queen size)







Summertime wall quilt

traditional blocks mixed with contemporary additions.











 ”Chinese Gongs” -  a variation of Drunkard’s Path blocks.

This is my interpretation for a lap quilt using a block technique  taught by national quilt teacher Debby Kratovil.  Each student’s project used the same type of blocks,but the layout was completely different. I incorporated several squares with no curves to give the eye a place to rest. See if you can find them!