NEW BOOK: “The Intentional Thread: A Guide to Drawing, Gesture, and Color in Stitch,” Schiffer Publishing, July 2019.

Available now from the publisher:

AND on at:


• “Stitching: A Common Thread,” presentation for the Northern California Surface Design Association, via Zoom. Sunday, August 2, 11:00am Pacific Time.


POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC: “Stitching as Drawing,” Shakerag (Sewanee, Tennessee), tentatively re-scheduled for June 2022.  Visit the Shakerag website for more information at:


Recently (2020), filmmaker Andrew Galli sent me this updated and edited video, produced during my “featured artist” exhibition at the 2008 Festival of Quilts in Birmingham, UK.  This was a spontaneous, unrehearsed 10-minute “tour” of my retrospective work: