Marcus, quilt desgin, quilting

Provence

I would like to introduce Provence Flannel: I designed this quilt for Marcus just in time for Quilt Market!  Provence went on their site a few days ago with the pattern and tips & hints by Jean Ann Wright for working with flannel.  Provence is approximately 78 x 78 and is easily adjustable to make… Continue reading Provence

fabric, Marcus, quilt desgin, quilting

Learning the Language

We learn many languages throughout our lives: Our native language - whatever that might be, this is often accompanied by particular dialects that gives clues as to where we're from A secondary language - if we're able and taught (I know bits and pieces of Spanish & French).  If this is a family language this… Continue reading Learning the Language

fun, Marcus, quilt shop, quilting, Robert Kaufman fabrics, Superior Threads, teaching

Creative Sewing Class and trip to Maine

When I left Thursday morning my first stop worked out to be to drop off "Twilight in the Bronx" with Janet-Lee Santeusanio of Machine Quilters Expo.  She happens to be right on the way to Maine so I asked her if I would be able to drop the quilt off with her.  Janet-Lee said yes,… Continue reading Creative Sewing Class and trip to Maine

Marcus, quilt desgin, quilt shop, quilt shows, quilting

Going into the City

It's been mentioned that quilts & quilters are taking over New York City this weekend.  We have a trifecta of quilting events: Empire Quilters Guild Urban Inspirations Show The Red & White Quilt Exhibit at the Park Ave. Armory Folk Art Museum: Masterworks & Super Stars @ Lincoln Center Branch (Lincoln Center Branch is hosting… Continue reading Going into the City

Marcus, quilt desgin, quilting

Perhaps the 3rd time will be a charm &

A New Quilterly Blogger When you get a chance I have a blog for you to visit.  My friend and student Denise has a blog Earthtones Girl.  Denise is a knitter and is a new quilter.   (Denise has lots of beautifully knitted projects on her blog!!!)  She's taken classes with my friend Anne and… Continue reading Perhaps the 3rd time will be a charm &

EQ6, Marcus, quilt desgin, quilting, teaching

Getting Excited

AQS Lancaster is just a few short days away and I get to see this beauty hanging in the show: I'm arriving Friday afternoon and will spend sometime Friday & Saturday at the show.  If you see me feel free to say hi. Oh, confession time...a couple of years ago right before I went to… Continue reading Getting Excited

fun, lectures/trunk shows, Marcus, quilting

The Impromptu Lecture

I mentioned in this post that the Impromptu Lecture with the Village Squares Quilters went well once I'd settled down.  Jayne wanted to hear a little more so here I go. Over the last couple of years I've learned that when I get mad I can start talking really slow and very deliberately.  When I… Continue reading The Impromptu Lecture