2018 Word of the Year, 2019 Word of the Year, quilt, Quilt Market, quilting

2019 Word of the Year

Please allow me to congratulate Susan Spiers and Carole the winners of my Half Century give away. I will contact you for addresses shortly. A Look Back Connect is an apt Word, and Descriptor for 2018. As I mentioned here it's a word that will last into 2019 and beyond, for many reasons. I connected… Continue reading 2019 Word of the Year

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Coming soon

Sometime after Quilt Market I'm going to start having Coffee Clatch live on either Wednesday or Thursday. I love drinking coffee, chatting with quilters. So it's a match made for social media. Let's see what fun we can get into. Quilt Market is coming very soon. I have a backpack and a purse to make,… Continue reading Coming soon

B 780, bernina, quilting, Superior Threads, Teri Lucas, Whole Cloth Challenge

Whole Cloth Challenge Update & a wee bit more

I know I say this a lot, but, I love to quilt. I am loving this whole cloth challenge. I am loving the process of creating. I like that after several hours of quilting the piece looks very, very different. I like that silk thread allows me to add teeny tiny stitching and detail work.… Continue reading Whole Cloth Challenge Update & a wee bit more

Top Ten

Top Ten for Monday

Hey there! It's Monday. I'm going to my sewing room shortly (after my sweetie makes a delicious french bread, french toast breakfast). I thought I'd do another top ten and today it'll be fabric! Fossil Ferns - I will always love Fossil Ferns by Patricia Campbell with Benartex this was the second mottled/textured line I… Continue reading Top Ten for Monday

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Mail Art & a quilt shop

Mail Art The Introduction to Art on Coursera is fun so far.  Mail art speaks to this quilters heart, we've been sending postcards and making artist trading cards for ages. I'm titling the mail art "Treasured Memories" Part of the fun of any project is figuring out what will work and working with what I… Continue reading Mail Art & a quilt shop

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I figure I’m about 1/2 way there

Principle: it takes 50 hours to become comfortable with machine quilting it takes 500 hours to become proficient in machine quilting it takes 10,000 hours to become a master machine quilter While the principle comes from a work of fiction (Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell) the essence of the truth remains the… Continue reading I figure I’m about 1/2 way there

Benartex

Sonora Clever

Didja ever have a moment where you wonder, "why didn't I think of that?"  Well I had one of those moments at 4:00 this morning when Ellen Highsmith Silver author of the book Floorquilts and friend from the quilt cottage.  Ellen is one of the most creative and clever people I know.  I don't think… Continue reading Sonora Clever