As I mentioned the other day I'm going to share how I come up with the quilting motifs for a quilt. I'm going to start with Twilight in the Bronx which is entirely my own, move on to Tilde, Feather Zone and @play. Each of these quilt are very different and each has its own… Continue reading How I choose quilting motifs part 1
This is still one of the biggest highlights of my quilterly career
A few months ago I received an email from Geoff Carr of Generation Jones. He and Jon Benyon are planning their next album and if all things go well, another quilt may be the cover art. I've won ribbons and written articles and achieved a few of my quilterly goals but this. This is one… Continue reading This is still one of the biggest highlights of my quilterly career
The Impromptu Lecture
I mentioned in this post that the Impromptu Lecture with the Village Squares Quilters went well once I'd settled down. Jayne wanted to hear a little more so here I go. Over the last couple of years I've learned that when I get mad I can start talking really slow and very deliberately. When I… Continue reading The Impromptu Lecture
In my Hobbit Hole aka studio
I'm on a deadline to get "Moon Over Manhattan" complete and the paperwork off to Quilt National. This quilt is still quite vocal and I'm enjoying the process of quilting. There are colors on the quilt that I never intended however they work and I've been pleasantly surprised by how well they work. Sometime next… Continue reading In my Hobbit Hole aka studio
Quilted Microfiber handbag
A long time ago quilted totes were all in my thought process. I even approached a book publisher regarding a book, though I never followed through. I still love to make them, though there's not as much time between work and other quilting projects I'm working on. A while back I picked up some microfiber… Continue reading Quilted Microfiber handbag
Gallimaufry is here!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
When I came home from work the other night my sweetie made sure I went to get the mail. He knew I'd be soooo excited to see what arrived. "Gallimaufry" is here! Being asked to have a quilt as cover art on a CD is so exciting. I've enjoyed the process from thinking this was… Continue reading Gallimaufry is here!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!