Happy Saturday Friends! If you follow Tracy here then you know last Friday (10/13/2023) she finished working with Golden Peak Media as Editor of Quilt Maker and Quick & Easy Quilts, also working on Quilty and McCalls Quilting for periods of time. I loved contributing to these pages. As much as I love Orange you… Continue reading Congratulations Tracy Mooney!
https://www.instagram.com/p/CejazjxOc9X/?img_index=1 Before I dig in on the rest of the post I would like to wish Tracy Mooney well as she heads into some new venture. Friday was her last day with Golden Peak Media, I really enjoyed publishing a couple of quilts in her magazines. I'm not sure which was the favorite, the camping… Continue reading Phew! I did it
I’m excited to share with you that I’m teaching with the John C Campbell Folk School in the online forum, known as Lessonface. From the website: Join us for a beginning machine quilting class to get the most out of your domestic home machine. Quilt making is a combination of skills coming together to create and make something… Continue reading Coming Soon to a Lessonface near you
Just Wanna Trademark for Makers: A Creative's Legal Guide to Getting & Using Your Trademark Elizabeth Townsend Gard and Sidne K GardC&T Publishing208 Pages; 8.5'' x 11''Book $44.95Digital Download/Ebook $35.99 There are books that I think we all need as quilt makers. And then there are books that I think all quilters who have a… Continue reading Virtual Book Tour: Just Wanna Trademark for Makers
https://www.instagram.com/p/CxOD--tu9ZT/ And then after Tracy alerted me to this I found one of my patterns that I submitted to Quiltmaker by the seller referenced in Tracy's post. I designed a quilt.Hours of work designing and getting the color to work for the quilt top.Selected fabric for said quilt.Cut said fabric up, pieced and quilted it… Continue reading Help a Quilter, or 100+ Out
My long time friend and and quilter Jules mentioned the level of quiet is unusual so here I am poking my head up from what seems like a long winter, except it's summer, and 100+ degree days make us hibernate just like below 30 degree days did when living in New York. The beauty is… Continue reading When all is Quiet on the Quilting Front
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
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!
I am with Debby at her studio doing some piecing. The last time Debby and I got to be in each other's company was 2019. This is so good, so rejuvenating and so much fun and so needed. I am making one of her Cutie patterns and modifying the pattern as necessary for the pieced… Continue reading It’s Second Coffee at Debby Brown’s Studio
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