My Sweetie asked me a question, "when are you going to open your own quilt shop?" I'm not. But this got me to dreaming. Dreaming is good, it leads us to innovation, solutions, realizations. Having worked in a couple of quilt shops, traveled to so many over the years, attending Quilt Market, and all I've… Continue reading Dreaming as Creativity
Twenty twenty is off to an amazing start in ways that I'm looking forward to sharing over the next several months. What I can share with you now is that I'm teaching at International Quilt Festival in Houston, I have two classes Beginner Machine Quilting and The Weight of Color (a drawing style class). As… Continue reading Twenty twenty, Imagine and Beauty
Friday January 17, 2020 I'm teaching a beginner/intermediate machine quilting class with the Village Squares Quilters from 9:30 - 3. Location is on the Village Squares Quilters website. Please contact Donna VSQ@villagesquaresquilters.com VSQ@villagesquaresquilters.com; for all the information including class fee and location. I'm going to approach this class in a specific format quilting a particular… Continue reading Local Quilting Class
Every once in a while Tracy Mooney will post a question on the big social media site asking questions for whatever publication she's working on. Recently she asked about sewing on the go, and I got to respond with...head on over to The Quilting Company to see, and while you're at it give the podcast… Continue reading A Matter of Perspective and Experience
Please hang with me here as I'm going to share of my own failures in Junior High and High School, the moments where the dime dropped, and how I can now do a lot of quilty math in my head. I'll begin with breaking down the question and clarifying my intent. While I failed math… Continue reading Has anyone ever written an article encouraging quilters to do math?
I am really looking forward to spending the day at the Quilt Basket at their new location in Wappingers Falls, NY. Please visit their facebook page. Once a week Sarah hosts a facebook live, talks about new lines that have come in, upcoming classes, and places the are visiting. Here's her most recent: https://www.facebook.com/quiltbasketny/videos/1732977390119428/ I'm… Continue reading Quilt Basket July 14th
I have this thing where I like to make a friend of mine laugh. It's a good goal. Seriously. And it'd be great if I could remember how this started, but I can see the big 5-0 approaching and yeah, that's not going to come to mind. Several months back she told me about an… Continue reading phew
Come stitch with me at the Quilt Basket in Wappingers Falls, NY Saturday July 14th from 10:00 - 3:00 for And Now What Doodle Your Way to Better Quilting. This is one of my favorite classes to teach as it combines two ways of practicing machine quilting. I'd love to see you there. Next up… Continue reading Come Stitch with me
Quilt Basket, Wappingers Falls NY https://www.instagram.com/quiltbasketny/ - Saturday July 16th And Now What?! Doodle Your way to Better Quilting. <---------- direct link to sign up for the class. This all day class will have us doodling, and quilting, quilting and doodling. I'm so excited to teach in the new classroom at the Quilt Basket. Florabunda… Continue reading Join me, let’s have some fun
Quilt Market might be over but the fun is just beginning. I am eagerly awaiting images for a few fabric lines I fell in love with. One of them has the PERFECT yellows. It was one of the happiest booths. In the booth next door I may have picked up a fat quarter bundle and… Continue reading Coming Soon!