A long time ago in a far away place I pieced and quilted Split Complimenterity. Quilters, as a general rule, explore the wonderful world of color in a variety of ways, sometimes with great intention desiring to understand how and why color works. In an of itself color is another language we learn with nuances… Continue reading I’m Quilting! I’m Quilting!
Since 2014 (see photo) I've been attending Market as Media, reporting on and sharing with you, my incredibly faithful readers, as much of the new products, cool fabrics, and fascinating people as possible. With a show this size it's not ever possible to cover everything. I was, as many were, looking forward to going to… Continue reading International Quilt Market Announcement
So here it is, The Quilter on Fire Podcast with Brandy https://quilteronfire.com/podcast/Maslowski. Brandy has a YouTube channel that has a preview and a bit of behind the scenesness of it all. Oh My Goodness to say I'm excited it something of an understatement. Each interview I've done promoting Color, Thread & Free-Motion Quilting is different,… Continue reading Well, I was going to do a Countdown!
We have air conditioning friends! We have air conditioning. Kudos to the hvac company for doing their work so well when it's so hard to get parts right now. Now I can quilt and all the related things. More on some of this in a paragraph or two. I listened to the full Quilt &… Continue reading Hey! Good Morning Friends
The Restoration of Celia FairchildMarie BostwickWilliam Morrow Paperbacks$16.99 Normally I'd have an image of the book cover here however I didn't reach out to Marie or William Morrow so this review will do. The Restoration of Celia Fairchild follows a brief and dynamic moment of change in Celia's life that leads her to her hometown… Continue reading A Book Review, Catching Up, and Planning
Threads of Success When the email arrived letting those of us who are scheduled to teach know that for 2021 Threads of Success is postponed to Quilt Market 2022 I was surprised but not surprised. Twenty twenty was a lot, while things are shifting and changing some of twenty twenty has carried over into twenty… Continue reading Threads of Success, Quilting, Accountability Post
Well, this post is lower than molasses on a snow covered hill. I just got off a call with a friend helping me regain focus on setting and meeting goals. I have some thoughts on this that I will share. As I finished meeting half of one of the goals it started pouring, I'm enjoying… Continue reading Lightening, Self-care, and upcoming classes
Teaching:Quilt Festival Beginner Free Motion Quilting Road to California: All Classes and I'll have a Special Exhibit and opportunities to sign Color, Thread & Free-Motion Quilting. Stay Tuned for more information on both shows. ____________________________________ KNOCK! KNOCK! This is opportunity knocking on your door: Sometimes opportunities happen at just that right moment. Richard Kennair of… Continue reading A Wee bit o this and that
Do you remember the angel food cake mentioned in Ruined: The Angel Food Cake Saga? While much like its maker the aforementioned cake was tasty and somewhat dense. No, no the maker isn't dense so much as sometimes in a hurry and takes shortcuts that lead to ruinous results. Ah well. Meanwhile I made the… Continue reading Of Planners, Cakes, and Conversations
Baking is my first creative love beginning with the staff of life, bread. Oh how I enjoy kneading the dough until it's just the right consistency then there's that yeasty build up from the moment it goes into the oven when dough and heat combine preparing the bread for consumption. Waiting until the bread has… Continue reading Ruined: The Angel Food Cake Saga