Author Archives: Helle-May

To wash or not to wash, that is the question!

I’m finally done digging out from Jonah! That’s me thigh high in snow taking a reflection selfie by our deck on Sunday.  I was trying to beat a path to the back door to free it from the snow 28″ … Continue reading

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New series starting! “No more apologies!”

I am often asked about how I get my points to be so pointy and my seams to match up so well.   Disclaimer:  As you may or may not know, I have a degree in engineering, a perfectionist seamstress mom, … Continue reading

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Winter Kiss

Well it looks like Mother Nature has finally decided to remind us what winter should look like! The store shelves have been empty since Wednesday night in anticipation of the big storm coming tonight/tomorrow here in NJ. No fear! I’m … Continue reading

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Time to dust off the old blog!

I can’t believe I haven’t been here in 2 years! A lot has happened and I’ve been spending my whole time on Facebook just because it seemed easier. I see that there’s a bunch of new features to play with … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Looking forward to the new year filled with good health, happiness and of course more quilts! Cheers! …continue reading

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New York Beauty – Diversified has arrived!

Linda Hahn’s newest book, New York Beauty – Diversified from AQS Publishers has arrived! I am so excited to have my quilt, Brighton Beach Bazaaar included as one of the 14 stunning quilt projects. Once again, Linda teaches you her … Continue reading

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Memories fade…Love lasts forever…

This is the name of my tiny quilt submission for the Alzheimer’s Art Quilt Initiative (AAQI) Priority: Alzheimer’s Quilts Program. Founded by quilt designer, Ami Simms, the AAQI is a national grass-roots charity whose mission is to raise awareness and … Continue reading

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CHQ to host Rayna Gillman Workshop May 19-20

The Courthouse Quilters of Hunterdon County are pleased to host a 2-day workshop with quilt author,designer Rayna Gillman May 19-20 in Frenchtown, NJ. The workshop is entitled: Cinderella Quilts: Reinventing the UFO based on her new book:Create Your Own Free … Continue reading

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Quilt Show Kaleidoscope wins 2nd place ribbon!

With just a few weeks to spare before the deadline of my local quilt guild’s (Courthouse Quilters) challenge, I managed to put together an entry that ultimately won 2nd place! The challenge rules stipulated that the quilt contain “10” of … Continue reading

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Electric Quilt Design Software 6/7 for Beginners class scheduled!

Want a faster and more accurate way to design quilts than colored pencils and graph paper? Already ownElectric Quilt Design Softwarebut don’t know where to begin? This is the class for you! I will be teaching the basics in two … Continue reading

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