This morning in my fb memories an image of me working on a quilt in memory of Yvonne Porcella popped up and reminded me of struggle. At the the time of the making there was a lot going on behind the scenes for me. We all make happy faces at one another on the socials;… Continue reading In the Struggle
Twilight in the Bronx holds within it something beautiful. In February I'm teaching Stars Over Brasstown at the John C Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, NC. It is an honor and a gift. Along with creating our own Stars, there are creative exercises and a beautiful campus. I think I'll take the Picnic Quilt and… Continue reading Stars Over Brasstown
Good golly ya think you have all the stories ready to tell and then whoooosh it is four weeks later and the stories are still here, just waiting for the opportunity to spill the beans. In just a few days the course catalog for the John C Campbell Folk School goes live. I am teaching… Continue reading Wow it’s been a hot minute since I was here!
and I do know when I'll be back again. I leave on Tuesday 6/13 and return on 6/28. I keep asking my Sweetie if he wants me to stay home and get a rather emphatic no, it's kind of hilarious. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IVEATF7VNTk Watch my Instagram for images of things like bagels and lobster and quilt shops… Continue reading I’m Leavin’ on a jet plane
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
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
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!
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