or Today I played Frerer Jacques Shhh don't tell anyone I'm working on the draft for an article that will come out later this fall and I'm avoiding writing because I'm thinking and that takes a lot of avoidance tasks. Like reorganizing the pantry. There is something more behind that than simply reorganizing the pantry.… Continue reading On Playing Guitar and Learning
Last week a neighbor who is moving to the Northeast and is posting a few things on the neighborhood facebook page. So I picked up a 3 x 3 storage cube, complete with fabric cubes to store stuff in. The wire rack, while it is still a mess looks a lot tidier now that the… Continue reading Quilt! Quilt! Organize
Get ready for pure summertime fun! Piecing Palooza is a live, virtual event on June 29th for learning quilt piecing techniques and skills taught by expert instructors. Save your spot today for a day of playful piecing, exciting giveaways, and inspiration to fuel all your future projects. This. This is going to be a whole… Continue reading Piecing Palooza
Linda Pearl the creative mind behind One Quilting Circle messaged me the other day to see if we could chat, responding to a post on facebook letting my students from Vermont Quilt Festival know that I will open the class on Zoom. Click on One Quilting Circle to see Linda's post. On my Shop Page… Continue reading Coming Right Up!
A couple of months ago Shari Leid's publisher, Capucia Publishing reached out for me to review Shari's books: The 50/50 Friendship Flow, Make Your Mess Your Message, and Ask Yourself This. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UhsCWFMIyYI My book report is complete. One of the things I love about these books is the engaging, interactive style. Shari set's about meeting… Continue reading the Book Report
I just received this letter from the show organizers! With heavy hearts, we are announcing the cancellation of the 2023 Vermont Quilt Festival. I know this will come as a surprise to many of you with it being so close to the planned show dates, but after careful review the board has decided not to… Continue reading Vermont Quilt Festival – Closed
When you have a moment head over and read Linda Pearl's blog on taking classes at Vermont Quilt Festival. Here's a link to the classes. It'll be good to hit the road again. I'm going to head to Maine for a few days before to see family and friends. A friend from when I lived… Continue reading Quickie Update
Over the last couple of months I've been sharing the Quilters Color Mixer on Creative Spark. This live event happened on Thursday last. Jean Wells brings such a depth of experience and her keynote was that and more. The quilts she shared, the inspiration leading to the quilts and her own desire to play with… Continue reading The Week After
Coffee can teach us a lot about quilting and a lot about life. And while I would love to have the philosophical discussion on the whys and wherefores of this statement there is something at the core here: in order to become, to be, to make, to engage in, something really beautiful, anything really beautiful… Continue reading Coffee Time
Oh my goodness Teri this has been a whirlygig of a week or so. Thank you for nudging me for an update. Our next stop: Louiville KY the home of baseball bats, the Kentucky Derby, and bourbon. The Louisville Slugger is by far the best baseball bat ever. I wanted to do a factory tour… Continue reading Just in From Brownwyn!