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
Lately upon entering the sewing room there is a strong sense of being overwhelmed with ideas. Lots of ideas tumbling over, and over each seeking the deserved attention. While writing that sentence an idea to make a whole cloth using 60 weight thread in the top and bobbin popped into my head. I think I'm… Continue reading A needed detour
I offered to help setting up in the RNK/Quilters Select Booth, getting to meet some of my new co-workers. This has been so much good. I ran into Alex & John Anderson. As you probably know Alex has a line of product with RNK called Quilters Select. Even before I joined the company I started… Continue reading Quilt Market & Festival
As you read this it is the very last day of Quilt Market. The camera lens, for the most part, has remained covered as I've walked the aisles. https://www.instagram.com/p/Bat3jraDGqd/?taken-by=debbybrownquilts Debby and I arrived at our hotel within moments of each other. This after she arrived at my house just before 4 AM, whereupon my Sweetie… Continue reading So Quilt Market
But really I went to Knoxville. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nfWlot6h_JM Every once in a while, when I take a trip there is added adventure. Mysteriously my room was not available when I arrived at my hotel very late on Eclipse day. Knoxville was in the path of totality so many people added to the local economy staying in… Continue reading well, then there was the trip to Oak Ridge
So, ya know, after a while the stuff in our sewing room, that we use for making quilts needs to be replaced. At Fall Quilt Market I sat down with Alex Anderson to see her new line of rulers and cutting mats. I knew that as soon as possible my long term mats would be… Continue reading New Stuff
Good friends, like good wine are a rare gift and a distinct pleasure. As a quilter I've been blessed with some good friends. Several who are teaching at Quilt Market in St. Louis. Tracy Mooney, Senior Editor of Generation Q Magazine - Keep Your Customers Sewing: Adaptive techniques to keep your customers sewing and quilting longer.… Continue reading We get by with a little help from our friends inQuilt Market Classes!