Piecing Palooza is coming! Use this link to save $20 The Summer Reading Edition of The Book Report is out. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w4WbGsPgow4 I'm lining up a couple of interviews for July more on those next week. I'd like to introduce you to my new logo. Michelle Freedman had Once Upon a Print Shop design her logo… Continue reading Saturday Reminders
Category: Color Thread and Free-Motion Quilting
Coming Right Up!
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!
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
When you forget to title the post SMH
It's National Quilting Month which means that it's also time for IGQuiltFest #igquiltfest2023 hosted by Amy Ellis. While posting I noticed something in this quilt block. Check out the circled part! Part hand quilting Part machine quilting in the same run of stitching this is the place where I was D O N E with… Continue reading When you forget to title the post SMH
The Adventures of Brown Envelope
Before joining Brown Envelope on her adventures to somewhere in the Pacific Northwest I would like to share that I am offering a lecture at Sew Much More in Austin on Friday March 31. I'm teaching at Vermont Quilt Festival as part of the New York, New England tour in June. Details coming soon. Please… Continue reading The Adventures of Brown Envelope
Color Mixer & Color Club
Quilter’s Color Mixer Thursday, March 30th at 9 am Pacific (or watch recorded) Do you find yourself… Stuck trying to figure out which colors and fabrics to use in your next quilt project? Wondering how to use fabrics in your stash that you love but can't seem to figure out how to use in a… Continue reading Color Mixer & Color Club
Cultivate, a Review & Lifting up others
A little while ago as my Sweetie and I sat on the sofa watching tv I took a moment to look up my 2020 word of the year - Imagine. As the end of 2019 approached I knew that 2020 would be different, though I had no way of imagining what that different would look… Continue reading Cultivate, a Review & Lifting up others
The Big Ask
Last night I had the privilege of walking the Quilt Festival vendor floor for a couple of hours before I left for home. More on that in a moment. Wednesday began with the lecture, Quilting Motifs and Color, that I was certain was at 10 but was actually at 9 and it was at 9… Continue reading The Big Ask
Happy Wednesday Friends! I posted this on one of the social media channels yesterday: Musings over coffee:Quilting is a gift filled with promise, hope, simplicity, complexity, beauty, hot messness. Each one of us gets to show the sublime uniqueness of our self, it is sometimes incredibly vulnerable and sometimes guarded like a castle surrounded by… Continue reading Coming Soon!
I’m out of Practice
One thing I share with students, if after taking my class you decide that paying someone to quilt your quilts is the way to go, then I will have done my job well. While this seems an odd way to begin a blog post there is some big truth here as where we find a… Continue reading I’m out of Practice