Calm before the Storm

This is our wonderful room at the Antioch Township Office Building. We are about to start the Annual October Statreat.

Read More


Migrating Geese at Quilters Quest, Woodridge, IL

Learn to make migrating geese strips accurately and stress-free. It is so addictive that you will be adding migrating geese to everything. I will be teaching a full-day class on this technique at Quilters Quest in Woodridge, IL on Saturday, January 16th. Seating is limited. Contact Quilters Quest at 630.969.2205 for details on registration and a supply list.

Read More


Sat., Jan 9th Charity Sewing

On Saturday, January 9th there will be lots of us meeting at Antioch Community High School from 9 am to 4 pm to sew for Charity. We will be making baby quilts for One Hope United in Lake Villa, IL. You can use this pattern or one of your choice. The approximate size should be around 38" x 42". We need a total of 50 quilts. Contact me for details at either pfayquilts1@gmail.com or call me at 847.445.1976.

Read More


A Christmas Gift

I was commissioned to do this quilt for a set of newlyweds. The bride had a lot of left over fabric that she used as table clothes at their outdoor wedding. What was she to do? Have a quilt made. The first magazine she picked up from my table was the September/October 2015 Fons & Porter's Quilting Quickly. She flipped through the pages and was immediately drawn to Caitlin Bevevion's design entitled Just for You. We added some more blacks and grays and away I went. The newlyweds found their finished quilt under the Christmas tree.

Read More