I sat down with Giuseppe Ribaudo at Quilt Market for all of five minutes. While I wanted more time to look at other lines, the five minutes was all I needed. I'm totally smitten with his new line, Quantum. I'm smitten. Serilously smitten. I think this is a smart line with so many ways to… Continue reading Fabric Review: Giucy_Guice
Quilt Basket, Wappingers Falls NY https://www.instagram.com/quiltbasketny/ - Saturday July 16th And Now What?! Doodle Your way to Better Quilting. <---------- direct link to sign up for the class. This all day class will have us doodling, and quilting, quilting and doodling. I'm so excited to teach in the new classroom at the Quilt Basket. Florabunda… Continue reading Join me, let’s have some fun
Several years ago Melanie, Elizabeth Rosenberg and I met for lunch. We ended up laughing so hard and so much that we annoyed the family at the next table. Which was hilarious in and of itself, and only got us laughing more. Florabunda!, Melanie's first line with RJR Fabrics #quiltwithlove, is all of what is… Continue reading Florabunda! Melanie Testa, RJR a bit of magic
A friend moved over the weekend. And I helped. Oh if only my brain could recall the commercial where the kid says, "And I helped"! She's a bit further away, but closer to another friend of ours. Depending on traffic they're about 90 minutes away. This is New York, there's traffic. Eh, whatever. Friday afternoon we… Continue reading We get by with a little help from our friends
Cottage Joy by Shannon Christensen Windham Fabrics. As I walked into the Windham booth at Quilt Market the bright, sunshine yellow caught my eye. This line has the PERFECT yellows. Warm and welcoming without being shocking and unsettling. These are the yellows to add to the stash. Shannon brought butter cups, mason jars, bees and… Continue reading I Found the Perfect Yellows and other lines
Cue Karen Carpenter https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dPmbT5XC-q0 I love her voice. I love rainy days - usually. And Monday's - most of the time. It's rainy here in New York City, we've received two flood alerts already. Renee posted that a couple of our local roads are flooded, one stranding a vehicle, that would be a wee bit… Continue reading I love Rainy Days and Mondays!
As the snow fell, the wind howled, and The Lord of the Rings played in the background I took the last few stitches in purple on this version of the Impractical Color Wheel. As those stitches completed, the idea for the next one developed, I made notes in my planner so I'd remember, and went… Continue reading During the Blizzard