Previews of Upcoming Posts

Once again, I am so far behind I can never die.  I thought I was so smart a few weeks ago when I scheduled three posts so you wouldn’t even know I was gone.  I forgot that I always come back from a trip and am useless for a week and then busy the next week trying to catch up on everything.  Soooo, here are some previews of future posts if I ever get back in the groove.

Photos of belly dance fusion workshops and performance in Tulsa starring my daughter, AKA Isidora Hart.

Arms Workshop

Arms Workshop

The Grandmother’s Flower Garden Project: FINISHED.

Miniature Quilt Finished

Miniature Quilt Finished

The (neverending) Orange Slice Project: ALMOST FINISHED.

Painting Background

ainting Background

Update on Rubber Duckie.

Fun Fridays.


Upcoming staycation.

Jamie Wyeth IV: Halloween.

More Halloween.

Jack Skellington Fingerless Gloves

Jack Skellington Fingerless Gloves

Quilt labels.  But wait, there’s more.  Just not today.  Have a wonderful weekend.


Hi—I’m Candy P. I live in beautiful Northwest Arkansas and write this blog about quilting. I love the entire process of quilting from design to piecing and appliqué, to free-motion quilting on my Janome. I have been sewing since I was five and started quilting in 1991 with a group in NE Minnesota. We used cardboard templates and scissors and did everything by hand. I have since made traditional quilts, donation quilts and Quilts of Valor; I’ve done paper piecing and foundation quilting but now really enjoy improvisational piecing using scraps from my stash or my hand dyed fabrics as well as making art quilts. I am also currently trying to finish any and all unfinished projects. I am so far behind I can never die. I have always been a maker, a sewist and needleworker, running the gamut from hand embroidery to macramé, knitting, crocheting, crafts, book binding and mixed media projects. I have taught a lot of classes including fabric painting, origami, and calligraphy, Dancercise (who remembers that) and my own exercise classes. When I’m not in the garage dyeing fabric or in my studio, I’m at Zumba or walking on local trails and photographing art or whatever catches my eye. I currently belong to Crystal Bridges, AQS, The Quilt Show, NWA Modern Quilt Guild and the Van Go-Go Girls (a local art quilt group). I occasionally make it to the piano and the golf course and enjoy cooking with my husband and generally wreaking some kind of havoc with my daughter. You can read my previous blog at and here (previously but you cannot read my blog as northwind at The Quilt Show, apparently lost forever. I write about my current projects, mistakes and all, and often tell you what products I use (with no compensation). I am open to suggestions about blog posts and will be happy to answer any questions you may have about my projects or posts. Comment or email me.

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