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
In just a couple of weeks Debby Brown will be the featured speaker at the Dutchess Heritage Quilt Show. Debby is funny, a great teacher, chopper of wood, and a lover of chocolate. She is the queen of ribbon candy bending it to her every whim. This morning (Sunday 9/29) I am off to Pieceful… Continue reading Travelogue & Upcoming
September is shaping up to be a full month. I'm inviting you to join me at the Quilt Bug Saturday the 14th. I'll be showing batik quilts from Benartex and demoing piecing, and quilting with these delightful fabrics. Sunday the 22nd I'll be at The Quilted Nest in Collingswood NJ at the official Kick Off… Continue reading On the schedule, come join me!
This weeks travelogue traverses northern NY state. Let's start with The Old Creamery in Ellisburg NY. This shop has a retreat center on the upper floor and the back of the quilt shop. The center includes a fully functioning kitchen, living room, tables for quilters to stitch, rooms with beds and can hold up to… Continue reading May Travelogue
Inspired Free-Motion QuiltingBill VolckeningMandy LeinsC&T Publishing $25.95; e-book $20.99 One hundred and fifty years from now when a resurgence in quilt making begins yet again Inspired Free-Motion Quilting: 90 Antique Designs Reinterpreted for Today's Quilter will serve as a resource for new quilters and quilt historians. These quilters will, following the tradition of quilt making,… Continue reading Blog Tour: Inspired Free-Motion Quilting
And then I posted, "I lost 5 pounds. Okay it was 5 pounds of paper that I put into recycle while looking for that thing I lost. But it was 5 pounds. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JwsJnhux6Mo So I guess you know I lost something. This happening reminded me of that day when best laid plans get set aside… Continue reading Happy Friday Peeps, Let’s do This
UPDATE: Congratulations to: Comment #18 Betty who won the fat quarter bundle from Banyan Batiks Comment #68 Tina Kercher who won the quilt (US ONLY PLEASE) I will contact both of you this week. Scott Hansen. Dang this guy is wildly talented, eclectic, with an eye for design. In my world talent means a lot… Continue reading Blog Tour: Tie One On by Scott Hansen, Banyan Batiks