https://www.instagram.com/p/BT9xco2B4RA/ Oh wow, do you know when a quilt feels like yesterday and it's not, it's three years ago! W O W. I remember making this quilt and going for some particular feel of quirkiness. I'm pretty sure I unlocked quirky there. What I loved about Susan's Hello! fabric line with Michael Miller Fabrics is… Continue reading Color, Thread & Free-Motion Quilting Blog Tour – the next day
Tracy & Melissa post Quilt Market Melissa Thompson Maher - Generation Q Magazine Melissa Thompson Maher is perhaps one of the wisest and intuitive people I've with a charming bedside manner that increases your desire to work, and write good stuff. My favorite part of going to Quilt Market with Generation Q Magazine was having… Continue reading Color, Thread & Free-Motion Quilting Blog Tour
Before I get started on the post of the day I wanted to share with you: https://www.instagram.com/p/CDIWhV3nuji/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Congratulations Tara! On Saturday I posted:Friends! Friends! It's my Publication Day. Woot! Woot! If we were having an in-person party what would you bring? The responses: champagne, chocolate, cake, cupcakes, thread, whoopie pies (Sweet Praxis!), flavored tootsies, chocolate… Continue reading Let the Tour Begin!
And now you have an ear worm too. When I started quilting in 1993 the space and equipment for quilting were very different. I'd set my sewing machine on the dining room table when I could, I used templates made of plastic marked with permanent markers, and whatever fabric I could find, including from the… Continue reading I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking for
Wow, there are moments when things simply get away from you. I have some fun stuff coming up that I want to share with you. But first Fear Please allow me to state up front that there are different types of fear, the one I'm going to speak of here pertains to our work as… Continue reading This week, Next week, and Fear
I started writing this post while I was in the middle of moving from New York to Texas. As happens there are often things that crop up that put some posts on hold for a while. I'm going to finish this post writing as I started it But first who ever would have imagined on… Continue reading Imagine, Promise, Hope and Quilting
I'm started an e-Newsletter, (click on the link to sign up please, the first one goes out sometime today. I'm in the midst of changing what I can on the website so that I'm able to put a full on link to join. I'll be offering some special, book related content and sharing with you… Continue reading Of Newsletters, Exciting Times, and Surprises
Okay friends. FEAR Fear is something as quilters, as artist types, as people that we get to live with. At least some of us do. I do. Fear of rejection. Will they like it or hate it? Will they use it, or let the critters use it? Will it end up in a charity shop?Will… Continue reading When Saying Yes is the Best Thing Since Sliced Cheese
Drum Roll Please! After looking through the over 300 comments, checking for duplicates and the dates I would like to congratulatePamela Richards you are the winner of the Love Your Creative Space by Lilo Bowman blog tour! I've emailed you to confirm your email address, and contacted Lilo. Please, enjoy the book. In a few… Continue reading A few of my favorite things! And the winner announced, Finally!
My Sweetie and I are heading out the door shortly to spend some much needed time outside the four walls of this hotel room that we're living in for at least another month or so. I'll announce the winner in a full blog post tomorrow. I thank you for your patience and understanding. While I'm… Continue reading Winner Chosen and a wee bit more