Before diving into the Craft Napa experience I want to share a couple of things. Last week I purchased a coloring book with positive, affirming sayings for myself and a friend. We might have needed the affirmation, though I'm not entirely sure. This morning is the first opportunity I've had to dig into one of… Continue reading Craft Napa Postlude
You might remember, or not, that I spent most of my growing up years in Maine where we have a local caffeinated, carbonated beverage. You might be surprised to learn that I have never had this particular non-adult beverage that I in anyway recall. Then there's the totally awesome definition of Moxie: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iWoHiCvC26Y From chatting… Continue reading Some News!
Fabric & quilt designed by Jeanie Sumrall-Ajero Hoffman Fabrics I've been friends with, the quilter for, and an admirer of Jeanie Sumrall-Ajero's for years, since we met on the set of Quilting Arts TV. In recent years she's taken up photography, working on honing that skill in a way that's truly informed her fabric design.… Continue reading On Perspective
Dear Friends, While I am a looker backer, reviewer, and an over thinker when it comes to Christmas card writing (which we did this year!) I (we) tend toward including personal notes rather than a long missive sharing the highlights of our year. I think I tried this a couple of years however this takes… Continue reading Twenty-twenty, A Christmastide Letter
Before digging into the main point of this blog post I want to share two things: First: in my last post there is a photo of one of the Handi Quilter Education team who seems to not have their face covered. Kitty Wilkin has hearing loss, reads lips, and due to our current collective life… Continue reading Taking Another Look
Yep that's right. I flew from Austin to Salt Lake City on Sunday afternoon. I'm in Utah until Wednesday doing some training with Handi Quilter on the Moxie long arm. I am a member of the Handi Quilter Moxie Inspiration Squad. Woot. I'll be blogging, and doing other social media. I'll be sharing with you… Continue reading I’m in Utah!
Normally I do this post as a solo however 2020 is not normal. Quite frankly I don't know of a "normal" year. At the beginning of 2020 I had no way if Image-ing that on November 30, 2020 I would be sitting at my kitchen island sipping afternoon coffee and writing this blog post. I… Continue reading 2021 Word of the Year, Virtual Quilt Festival and Fear
Gemstone Quilts Creating Fire & Brilliance in Fabric, Step by StepMJ KinmanC&T Publishing $29.95 112 pagesA few years back I made my way into the City (Manhattan) to meet MJ Kinman for an event honoring her work by the Women's Jewelry Association. Desiree Habitch is/was her coach/mentor, who worked on getting me invited to the… Continue reading Gemstone Quilts Creating Fire & Brilliance in Fabric, Step by Step – MJ Kinman
https://terificreations.files.wordpress.com/2020/10/20201016_154851-1-1.mp4 you're seeing this video out of order and feels really weird. if you would take a moment and let me know if this is useful for you. Yes I have room to improve with lighting and such, that's in the works. My sweetie is looking into what I need, and I can assure you… Continue reading Sometimes being a quasi-newbie is weird
First up C&T is having a warehouse sale! (Affiliate Link) This is a great time to get books or product you've wanted. Head on over and see what they've got. I do know that Gailen's Sew Emoji is there and it's such a great book. Second, I'm heading into the sewing room to shoot some… Continue reading A Quick Post on a Friday Afternoon