Y'all know Marcia Derse is one of my favorite fabric desingers. While attending Virtual Quilt Market a few weeks ago I popped into the Windham Booth to see what was new. I am still delighted to learn that Stephanie Prescott is now with Windham! I'm looking forward to Fall Market and hopefully Stephanie will have… Continue reading More from Virtual Quilt Market
Before I get started on the post of the day I wanted to share with you: https://www.instagram.com/p/CDIWhV3nuji/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Congratulations Tara! On Saturday I posted:Friends! Friends! It's my Publication Day. Woot! Woot! If we were having an in-person party what would you bring? The responses: champagne, chocolate, cake, cupcakes, thread, whoopie pies (Sweet Praxis!), flavored tootsies, chocolate… Continue reading Let the Tour Begin!
And now you have an ear worm too. When I started quilting in 1993 the space and equipment for quilting were very different. I'd set my sewing machine on the dining room table when I could, I used templates made of plastic marked with permanent markers, and whatever fabric I could find, including from the… Continue reading I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking for
Over the last few weeks I've worked on piecing a quilt top that has a tight turn-around time, and needs to be done well as it's a magazine quilt. It is exactly the quilt I wanted to make, and it's not exactly the quilt I wanted to make. And I can't show you yet, I… Continue reading Revisiting & Celebrating
Every once in a while Tracy Mooney will post a question on the big social media site asking questions for whatever publication she's working on. Recently she asked about sewing on the go, and I got to respond with...head on over to The Quilting Company to see, and while you're at it give the podcast… Continue reading A Matter of Perspective and Experience
Last night for a period of time our internet service was out. Our service provider was not the only one effected by whatever happened. Oddly enough my mobile carrier was effected however I had service, which allowed me to get online and do some checking around. We do have the digital antenna so watching the… Continue reading Weekend Miscellany
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