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
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
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
But first. In the next couple of weeks I will have a couple of quilter interviews including Elizabeth Rosenberg. Elizabeth had a great influence on my early quilting life, and still does in many ways. The link is to her new facebook page and new venture The Quilt Whisperer. Please take a moment and give… Continue reading A Couple of Shop Events
This post is a reflection, focusing on recent drive time thinking of the difference between building new vs rehabbing established based on my Word of the Year, Build. It's very quilterly, and rather nostalgic. Thirty years ago now, oh it feels so long ago, I was in the middle of a volunteer service year at… Continue reading Building vs Rehab
Teri: What machine are you stitching on?Elizabeth: I stitch on a Bernina 770QE. It’s the third Bernina I’ve owned. Bernina makes the best sewing machines. I used to work at a Bernina dealer, but now that I no longer work there I still believe and stand by everything I ever said to customers as a… Continue reading An Interview With Elizabeth Rosenberg
One of the most beautiful experiences as a quilter is this moment when we gather together to use our best skills of compassion and quilt making to care for people in need in some way. When tragedies strike, we quilt and give. When babies are born, we quilt and give. When our friend marry, we… Continue reading Quilt. Share. Care.