This afternoon Brandy Maslowski, the Quilter on Fire will release her Christmas podcast with Rob Appell, Michael Miller Fabrics National Sales Manager and formerly of Man Sewing with Missouri Star. Rob started out this work in the quilting world as the machine tech in his mom's quilt shop in CA, learning essentially from the ground… Continue reading Quilted Features: Michael Miller Fabrics & Rob Appell
The other day I stopped to pet fabric, Cherrywood of course, releasing the fabric pheromones containing all the ideas a quilter might ever need for that well curated palate, patiently waiting for its turn at the sewing machine. You do know that fabric, particularly fabric waiting it's forever home in the local quilt shop, is… Continue reading Quilted Features: Cherrywood Fabrics Karla Overland
Today begins a new, long term series Quilted Features, this will cover all the interesting things I would have covered at Quilt Market. I'm slowly reaching out to companies who were going to vend at Quilt Market for an opportunity to show off their wares, new fabric lines, notions, patterns, or the quilt/sewing related things… Continue reading Quilted Features: Quilt Basket & Cutie Patterns
She didn't exactly make me cry in the sense that I was in her physical presence and she said/did something that made me cry. Nope. I'm reading her book Your Blue Flame Drop the Guild and do What Makes you Come Alive. The kindle version of the book opened up to chapter 8: You can… Continue reading Jen Fulwiler Made me Cry and Why I’m a Better Quilter for it
Welcome to this Friday edition of TerifiCreations! Today I'm sharing the first in a series of interview of quilty people, some interviews will be specifically geared toward all things Quilt Market. Today I talk with Lee Chappell Monroe the creative genius behind May Chappell. We cover everything from her new book and the first thing… Continue reading An Interview With Lee Chappell Monroe
That crack at the back of the drawer, splitting the back brace piece explained part of why opening/closing it is difficult. That and the bowing drawer bottoms. Sigh. When I bought this drawer unit it seemed perfect. The drawers are wide, and deep able to accommodate a lot of thread. I did not, however, give… Continue reading Cascade
Yesterday I went live on the pretty pictures social media platform and the recorded vid ends rather abruptly at 1:40, I think because I mentioned the videos only social media platform. Oops. Because of this I'll be going live again this afternoon around 2 Central on the pretty pictures social media platform. There will be… Continue reading Friday Quick Post
Not really. Kind of but ya know, I was. Linda Hahn messaged me a couple of weeks ago to be interviewed on It's Sew Road as one of the first teachers interviewed for Road to California in person in January, 2022. I had a great time talking with Matt & Linda, showed a few samples… Continue reading I was a Little, Shall we Say, Nervous?
Sneak Peeks are fun. When I think of the word "prompt" there are several things that come to mind: 1) feeding a line to an actor to nudge the memory2) offering hints or clues to help bring a memory to the surface or help a person remember3) a word or phrase used to evoke ideas… Continue reading A Sneak Peek: Summer of ’79
You might remember, or not, that I spent most of my growing up years in Maine where we have a local caffeinated, carbonated beverage. You might be surprised to learn that I have never had this particular non-adult beverage that I in anyway recall. Then there's the totally awesome definition of Moxie: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iWoHiCvC26Y From chatting… Continue reading Some News!