art, color, impractical color wheel, quilt, quilting

A visit to the Wadsworth Athaneum

The last time I posted about the Wadsworth Athaneum I was in a different decade of my life. Going on Saturday with my sisters and mum was rather delightful. My sister K contemplating unknown title Waisted Talent Unruly Thread Spitting Image Sentinel Madonnas Emily Mae Smith Matrix 181 Exhibit. From Brooklyn and someone I'd love… Continue reading A visit to the Wadsworth Athaneum

art, blog hop, C&T Publishing, quilt, quilting

Blog Tour: Modern Art Quilts, Sue Bleiweiss

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

art, C&T Publishing, color, impractical color wheel, machine quilting, quilt, quilting, Uncategorized

Color Wheel

I like color. A lot. I like how color plays. I like how color sings. I like how color behaves, misbehaves, swirls, whirls, blends, hides, shows off and generally is itself. Joen Wolfrom appeared on Simply Quilts some long time ago, talking about color. She talked about the 3-in-1 color tool, how it's used in… Continue reading Color Wheel

art, quilt, quilting, Teri Lucas, Uncategorized

In the Quilt-iverse

So last night shortly after arriving home I learned of the passing of Yvonne Porcella, quilter, founder of SAQA, and great joy in the quilting world. The Quilt Show has her TQS Legend show available for viewing and Luana Rubin has a delightful interview with her on the equilter youtube channel. In her honor I'm… Continue reading In the Quilt-iverse

art, B 790, bernina, machine quilting

finding a happy place

Sometimes the happiest moments happen when you're least expecting it. I know something about myself that is lovely to admit, I love to quilt and I love to teach quilting. These are the things in my quilterly life that I've come to know. I love the challenge of learning how to do something and the… Continue reading finding a happy place

art, color, fabric, quilting, thread

Value-able

The other night my friend and I had a discussion about value. Color value. She is an artist who takes actual classes, paints, quilts, plays viola, you get the drift. Part of the conversation drifted to the new job and one component that I am struggling with, less and less, but still struggling. There is… Continue reading Value-able

art, quilting

Stolen Quilt Alert! Nancy Rink

Nancy posted this morning that MOST of her quilts have been returned to her!!!!   Nancy Rink's fb status from Monday July 28, 2014. I am MAD as Hell! Thieves broke into my studio over the weekend and stole virtually every quilt (see the album What the Thieves Stole). This is an oh so wonderful… Continue reading Stolen Quilt Alert! Nancy Rink