art, color, impractical color wheel, quilt, quilting

A visit to the Wadsworth Athaneum

The last time I posted about the Wadsworth Athaneum I was in a different decade of my life. Going on Saturday with my sisters and mum was rather delightful. My sister K contemplating unknown title Waisted Talent Unruly Thread Spitting Image Sentinel Madonnas Emily Mae Smith Matrix 181 Exhibit. From Brooklyn and someone I'd love… Continue reading A visit to the Wadsworth Athaneum

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Good advice and a Travlogue

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jGyYSJhk0QA&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR3zrHb9V6KbSSKAY_aBisM0smVN2vbXqLtuy4ELORQ_HWRt8ReR-E15rbo Angela Walters of Quilting is my Therapy offers quilters some sound advice in video form. Take a watch and share your thoughts below. The Quilt Tree in Nyack is a Stonehenge Solstice Block Party participant. See block to the left. The other day when I was in there Lisa had a quilt wrapped around… Continue reading Good advice and a Travlogue

blog hop, book, Book Review, book tour, C&T Publishing

C&T Blog Tour: Sew Emoji by Gailen Runge

UPDATE! Congratulations Carol DeLater, you are a winner of an ebook! I'll be reaching out to you soon Sew Emoji Mix and Match 60 Features for Custom Emoticons Make a Twin Size Quilt, Pillows, & MoreGailen Runge C&T Publishing64 pages soft cover $17.95; ebook $12.99 Emoji's allow us to express a wide range of emotions… Continue reading C&T Blog Tour: Sew Emoji by Gailen Runge

2019 Word of the Year, Build, learning, quilt, Quilt Market, quilt shop, quilt shows, Teri Lucas, terificreations

Quilt Market Kansas City Here I come

Just so ya know this will be a little bit of Spring Market with some forethought to Fall Market. Spring Quilt Market is just around the corner. While my tickets are purchased, and housing procured there are hard due dates between now and then. Big due dates. And work to do. Did I mention the… Continue reading Quilt Market Kansas City Here I come

friends, quilt, quilting

Reminded of a Time When

Sometimes social media reminds me of ''a time when..." something amazing was born from something difficult. Scrolling through my news feed this morning a reminder popped up of a time when as a quilting community we posted regularly on the beauty of other people in the quilting community. I especially appreciated Kim Brunner's thoughtful posts… Continue reading Reminded of a Time When

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C&T Blog Tour: Sew Kraft-tex Bags

Sew Kraft-tex Bags Tips and Techniques for Working with kraft paper fabricBetsy LaHonta & Gailen RungeC&T PublishingBook $26.95; ebook $21.99128 Pages Working with different products is a benefit of being a blogger, and associate editor. While working with Generation Q Magazine made a book using kraft-tex and a stencil or two. The fun part was… Continue reading C&T Blog Tour: Sew Kraft-tex Bags

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Blog Tour: Modern Art Quilts, Sue Bleiweiss

Modern Art Quilts Design, Fuse, & Quilt-as-you-goSue BleiweissStash Books Book $26.95; e-book $21.99 Books are fascinating things, giving us a glimpse into an area of interest, and into the person writing. Modern Art Quilts: Design, Fuse, & Quilt-as-you-go gives us a bit of insight into Sue's process for making art quilts using two things I… Continue reading Blog Tour: Modern Art Quilts, Sue Bleiweiss