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

lectures/trunk shows, Marcus, quilt shows, quilting

Impromptu Lecture

I am currently serving as the program chair for the Village Squares Quilters.  I've had a lot of fun and a few challenges along the way.  It's been more fun though making contact with the various presenters and then getting to meet them.  Some of whom I've "known" as they were guests either on Simply… Continue reading Impromptu Lecture