Rayna Gillman has a new book: Create Your own Improv: Modern Quilts With No Rules and No Rulers published by C&T. Rayna has been part of my quilt world forever. As the Community Editor for Generation Q Magazine reviewing books is part of the work. Head on over to the blog, read the review, and… Continue reading Something Shifted, When “no” is good
Don't mess with Debby's Chocolate Cake. This is by far the most important thing learned at Spring Quilt Market. https://www.instagram.com/p/BUVb9bBj9vS/?taken-by=caseyyorkdesign Needless to say I handed over the fork in my hand. https://www.instagram.com/p/BUWrgk4BMYi/?taken-by=terilucas Luckily I had a bandage in my purse. I was really wanting a Hello Kitty bandage, sadly none was readily available when… Continue reading Lesson Learned:
It's a weekly meeting kind of day. We talk business, and catch up with each other. We do this during the week as well, however this is focused. After the meeting there are more emails, and phone calls to follow up with much of what we talk about. There are some big things we're working… Continue reading Today’s a GenQ day
Starting with gratitude this morning. I'm grateful for batiks. (If you follow me on Instagram this, and all the photos in this post, may look familiar.) These one and a half inch strips are being stitched to orange and purple solid to create 9 patches, that may be set on point, though I'm not quite… Continue reading Enjoying and Thankful
I posted this on instagram commenting all quilters should have one in their off/studio. The fb comments were great. You might notice the Pistachio green right behind the machine. I am so happy with the Showstopper Purple and the Pistachio. Once things are more settled I'll get some pics. There is something about autumn, the… Continue reading Something about Autumn
There is something lovely and exciting about the first week on any job. The new smells, the new bells, the shiny things. Nancy and I were chatting the other day she said it'll take 6 months for me to really learn my job and I'm saying 9. Either way I'm beginning. And i like it.… Continue reading First Week on the Job and some info
On Friday Tracy Mooney, Associate Editor and Kitten Wrangler with Generation Q Magazine is hosting Show us Your Undies Days for Girls Sew in at the BERNINA Creative Center in Aurora, IL from 8:00 to 12:30. There is still time to RSVP on our event page you can get there by clicking on the Show… Continue reading Show us Your Undies!
Today I'm starting with links to Mandy Leins interview of quilter and quilt show judge Scott Murkin. While the focus is Modern Quilting, Scott's answers apply across the board Interview part 1 Interview part 2 On the Generation Q blog a traveling quilt teacher (me) opens her diary for all to read. #NoMeanGirls Over the… Continue reading A patchwork of posts
Today was a full day. Lots of things going on in a behind the scenes kind of way. It happens. Some days I just have to wait to share with you what's going on around here. Part of my day will be revealed tomorrow on the Gen Q website, and it'll be worth it. I'm… Continue reading Winter Sunset
Okay that's not it. I knew I'd seen a piece of fabric that I wanted. It was right there. You know in the safe place where we keep all of the important stuff. Right in front of us? Yep, right there. And I was not only happy, but productive. And now I'm writing a bit… Continue reading I found it! I found it!