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
Quilt Basket, Wappingers Falls NY https://www.instagram.com/quiltbasketny/ - Saturday July 16th And Now What?! Doodle Your way to Better Quilting. <---------- direct link to sign up for the class. This all day class will have us doodling, and quilting, quilting and doodling. I'm so excited to teach in the new classroom at the Quilt Basket. Florabunda… Continue reading Join me, let’s have some fun
A friend moved over the weekend. And I helped. Oh if only my brain could recall the commercial where the kid says, "And I helped"! She's a bit further away, but closer to another friend of ours. Depending on traffic they're about 90 minutes away. This is New York, there's traffic. Eh, whatever. Friday afternoon we… Continue reading We get by with a little help from our friends