gratitude, quilt shows, quilting

A gift, a challenge and me

A Gift My friend V, who occasionally comments on the blog here is a friend in person.We've spent time together, she's helped me in the quilting class she attended and invited me to a retreat at Mariandale in Ossining, NY.  V came into the shop a while back and shared with me one of the… Continue reading A gift, a challenge and me

quilt desgin, quilt shows, quilting

Free Motion Quilt Challenge & More MQX Quilts

SewCalGal emailed me the sweetest link the other day Joan at Leschenault made a video of the nautilus shell in my tutorial on the SewCalGal Free Motion Quilt Challenge.  Thank you Joan!   I'll have a bonus tutorial in December that should be kinda fun. As I worked with my students at MQX I encouraged… Continue reading Free Motion Quilt Challenge & More MQX Quilts

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Architectural Challenge!

I've mentioned here and here that I love the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright.   I've become enamored of John Warren Ritch, the architect of Wilderstein.  The older the architecture the more interesting I find it. And then there is a love of ornate wrought iron. In both I see such quilterly possibilities in both.… Continue reading Architectural Challenge!