And she said Flowers are red young man Green leaves are green There's no need to see flowers any other way Than the way they always have been seen Harry Chapin Flowers are Red https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4cVpkzZpDBA The other day the topic of Community came up on the Faith blog as a result of leaving a quilting… Continue reading The Rules of Quilting
I love that day! It's a Snow Day here in the City. I declare shenanigans and am running to my sewing room shortly. While I was expecting to see snow on the ground already, it seems the predictors have upped the expected totals to somewhere between 12 and 18 inches. For the love of pete,… Continue reading Wednesday, Wednesday!
Over the last couple of years I've been switching over to Alex Anderson's Quilters Select Rulers and Mats. The Quilt Show posted a video of Alex demoing the ruler and mat: https://www.facebook.com/TQShow/videos/196028521005926/ and here's the whole bit in one vid: https://www.facebook.com/TQShow/videos/196017877673657/ I keep the 12'' x 18'' by my sewing machine to square up blocks,… Continue reading A bit of a round up
Hang with me as this is shaping up to be the first in a series of posts on education, and learning. At the outset please know that these are my opinions based in part on my experience as a student, and as a teacher, and I welcome conversation. The thinking process of education, learning, learning… Continue reading Be a Nonagon in a Square
I can always tell when I'm a bit stressed as blogging and quilting become a bit of a challenge. Several posts are in the drafts folder waiting for inspiration, and perhaps something else, the trash bin, the right time? Writing ideas are much like quilt ideas: right time, right place, right skill-level - the words… Continue reading Well, I didn’t see that coming
Over the last couple of days I've been stitching out a couple of in the hoop projects and editing patterns for a friend. This part is incredibly enjoyable as there is a need for attention to detail. In making the thing, and working through the pattern, as it is in the making that some mistakes… Continue reading Stitching, stitching
Admit it, you're singing it https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EhZba-P7R18 This is a tale of gratitude. Ready? Last night my Rowenta was evicted from my house. Permanently. Allow a little latitude. Some years ago my iron stopped working for no apparent reason. A trip to one of my favorite shops to obtain a new iron. Plugged in new iron,… Continue reading Hot! Hot! Hot!