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 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
Often the work we do is a gift, in part for the work, in part for the people we meet along the way. People who set the tone of engaging quilters to explore the work they do, showing us options for that exploring. As a quilter, like all of us, she leads by example in… Continue reading An Interview with Alex Anderson
Easy Precision Piecing A New Approach to Accuracy and Organization for Quilters Shelley Scott-Tobisch C&T Publishing $29.95 Every once in a while a book comes along that I think, "quilters need this." This is one of those books. When reviewing books I often look for that one thing that makes a difference for quilters. I found… Continue reading Book Review Day
When the door bell rings, and the guy in brown leaves a box, quickly turning, dashing down the sidewalk before reaching the door, let alone getting it open. Boxes bring stuff, often quilterly stuff. Unless of course, you are my Sweetie then those boxes bring other stuff, not quilt related stuff. While the excitement builds… Continue reading You Rule!
Over the last couple of years I've been switching over to Alex Anderson's Quilters Select Rulers and Mats. The Quilt Show posted a video of Alex demoing the ruler and mat: https://www.facebook.com/TQShow/videos/196028521005926/ and here's the whole bit in one vid: https://www.facebook.com/TQShow/videos/196017877673657/ I keep the 12'' x 18'' by my sewing machine to square up blocks,… Continue reading A bit of a round up
It seems so long ago, seven years in fact. But forever ago in the world of quilting. Alex Anderson and Ricky Tims along with Jan (Magee) Mark were the brains behind The Quilt Life, a quilting magazine recognizing the reality that, as quilt makers, our lives revolve around quilting. I had the privilege of writing… Continue reading So then there was the time