articles, interview

An Interview with Susan Sato of Easy Piecing

I met Susan Sato of Easy Piecing a few years ago, we catch up with each other in a variety of places. . .quilt shows, guild meetings. Susan carries some neat things in her booth, like dupioni silk (the good colors bright and fun like hot pink!) and some cool thread.  I've heard great things… Continue reading An Interview with Susan Sato of Easy Piecing

Aurifil, bernina, learning, photos

A wee bit of Aurifil and Finding your way around

Several months ago Donna from Follow That Thread sent me a spool of Aurifil Lino (linen).  Donna has a bit of a sense of humor and drew a smilie face on the wooden spool.  That wooden spool will be a keepsake forever.  All it needs is a little red pompon and voila! a clown like… Continue reading A wee bit of Aurifil and Finding your way around

quilt shows, quilting

I don't always remember to take pictures in my classrooms.  Truth is I get busy with my students and forget that the camera is in my pocket.  They do good work and it deserves to be featured!  I did get to be a student this week as well.  I took Karen McTavish's class  Mastering the… Continue reading

art, Aurifil, bernina, learning, quilting, Robert Kaufman fabrics, Superior Threads, teaching

New Class

I'm taking a moment from the usually scheduled machine quilting posts to share with you that there is a new class in the works.  "From Inspiration to Whole Cloth. . .with a twist".  I mentioned it here on my schedule. Before I share more about the class I started what I hope to be the… Continue reading New Class

articles, quilting

an Interview with Jake Finch

Facebook has certainly made connecting with quilters so easy and such fun.  Working in a quilt shop I get to see all kinds of books come through and "Comfort Quilts From the Heart" is one of the earliest I remember as it arrived within a short period of time after I started working.  What prompted… Continue reading an Interview with Jake Finch

articles, quilting

Sarah Vedeler

If you haven't been introduce to Sarah Vedeler Designs, allow me.  I met Sarah when we were both in Cleveland OH taping for the 500 series of Quilting Arts TV.  Sarah shows her embroidered quilt blocks which are just amazing!  We had dinner together and through facebook have stayed in contact.  Several months ago Sarah… Continue reading Sarah Vedeler

Aurifil, Benartex, quilt shop, quilt shows, Superior Threads

Lancaster Purchases

The guys who were selling the Radiance fabric by Robert Kaufman purchase the PFD (prepared for dyeing) and dye their own colors.  Actually I think their mom does and they go out to vend.  When Cathy, Julie & I arrived on Thursday at Liberty (where vehicles get parked and the shuttle makes runs back &… Continue reading Lancaster Purchases