But first. In the next couple of weeks I will have a couple of quilter interviews including Elizabeth Rosenberg. Elizabeth had a great influence on my early quilting life, and still does in many ways. The link is to her new facebook page and new venture The Quilt Whisperer. Please take a moment and give… Continue reading A Couple of Shop Events
One of the most beautiful experiences as a quilter is this moment when we gather together to use our best skills of compassion and quilt making to care for people in need in some way. When tragedies strike, we quilt and give. When babies are born, we quilt and give. When our friend marry, we… Continue reading Quilt. Share. Care.
A big Thank You! to Alyson Jean and Jean Ruvel for the invitation to speak at the Huntington Quilters Guild on Tuesday night. I really enjoyed sharing the quilt stories with you. Over the few days in the car prior to the Trunk Show thoughts of what I'd say flew through my mind and often… Continue reading Huntington Quilters Guild & Quilts are Made of Memories
A beautiful side effect of traveling as a sales rep is that I've had the opportunity to spend some time with friends I don't get to see often enough, friends who know me well. To have this time now is priceless. Ocean Park, Scott Hansen, Banyan Batiks Every now and again there is an opportunity… Continue reading Quilting, Creativity, Vulnerability, Good Friends
A relatively long time ago I decided to "go into business". I had no idea what the heck I was doing. But here I was trying to make things to sell and doing an okay job of it. But it wasn't quite right. So when a friend and quilter asked me if I'd thought about… Continue reading Quilts, Inc. Threads of Success
I'm visiting with the Huntington Quilt Guild in East Northport on Tuesday February 5th. I met Alyson at the City Quilter a few years ago, striking up a conversation with her, and her mom. We were still doing the magazine and I thought the idea of parent/kid quilt duos were a neat story idea. It… Continue reading Speaking Gig
Over the last few days I've been in my sewing room making four patches from Northcott Microchips, 2 1/2'' squares, and piecing a quilt top using some Michael Miller 5'' squares. I'm not quite sure yet what I'm doing with the four patches or the small quilt top but what I do know is that… Continue reading Build – Day 1