quilting, teaching

Slower is actually faster

Last night emailing a friend she'd had the "aha!" moment that when she slows down the piecing and quilting actually flow better.  It's not an easy thing to do.  In fact slowing down and being mindful of the process is quite challenging.  (What she didn't know as we chatted is that the essence of the… Continue reading Slower is actually faster

quilt shows, quilting, teaching

MQX West – Portland

Just signed my contract for MQX West.  I'll be teaching Beginner Freemotion Machine Quilting, Let Your Foot Loose Be Fancy & Free and And Now What?! Designs in Machine Quilting (this class will have some machine stitching!). I'd originally missed the deadline in January due to a serious case of "I'll do that later" brought… Continue reading MQX West – Portland

bernina, quilt shows, Superior Threads, teaching

MQX show update

To say I'm having fun would be an understatement.  At the Ice Cream Social Mary Schilke & Janet-Lee sang a parody of the "Brady Bunch"  So funny!  With everything else these two do for show prep this must keep them in stitches. Each of the teachers/vendors who had a table were invited to share a… Continue reading MQX show update