May 26, 2019

Enter to win The Peaceful Prosperity Quillo

“Spreading aloha one quillo at a time” meets

"Changing the current of currency in your life & on our planet” 

Recently,  I found myself in touch with Lillian, a dear old friend who I haven’t see since high school.  We were intr...

July 19, 2018

Kirsten, the 1st Circle of Aloha recipient is an equestrian, artist and part of my Circle.

Everything the Power of the World does -- is done in a Circle.   ~ Black Elk ~

I’ve been looking for ways to expand the Spread the Aloha program.  Recently I had some fabric t...

July 3, 2018

Aloha means harmony, helpfulness, humility and unity.

More than a greeting, it is a way of life.

As you may know, one of the core philosophies of Quiloha is to give back.  For every 10 quillos sold, a quillo is donated to someone in need.  When I received this email from...

June 13, 2018

Forget dancing like nobody's watching. Dance like a toddler.

They don't even care if there's music. 

Recently my husband's favorite Uncle Warren fell and broke his hip.  Warren is 92 and has lived alone on his farm in Vermont for many years.  It was time for him to leave...

May 8, 2018

Refrigerator art courtesy of Janie Jowell

"What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything."

~ Vincent Van Gogh ~

Remember how good you felt when you came home from school and your 'art' got posted on the refrigerator??  Too many people today don't make art be...

April 5, 2018

"Great art picks up where nature ends." ~ Marc Chagall ~

My friend Dana asked whether I would be interested in creating a Wedding Blessing Quilt from squares that she had collected.  At first, I thought, nope I don't do that kind of thing, but then the universe started...

March 23, 2018

“Yours is the light by which my spirit's born.  You are my sun, my moon, and all my stars.”

~ e.e. cummings ~

When my nephew Eric told me that he had eloped with Marie, the love of his life, the first thing I said to him is...I can't wait to make your wedding quillos!  I...

March 6, 2018

"Let the beauty of what you love be what you do." ~ Rumi ~

Spring is in the air here in Maui as evidenced by the Plein Air Festival that took place last week.  This piece "Honolua Bay" was created by  Greg Barnes, who I had the opportunity to meet last year while headin...

February 19, 2018

Image courtesy of The H'Art Project

THAT Love is all there is,

is all we know of Love;

— Emily Dickinson —

The events of my life and in the world around me these past few weeks encouraged me to participate in Joanne Green's Social Media Experiment, The H'Art Project to sha...

January 23, 2018

I like light, color, luminosity. I like things full of color and vibrant.

— Oscar de la Renta —

I am delighted to introduce my first collection of 2018, "Vivid and Vibrant!" 

These designs have been percolating for quite some time. The collection is in honor of Kaffe Fass...

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