I had the better part of the morning to walk the quilts and get images before the show floor opened. The first exhibit I'm sharing is Blocks Among Friends Sponsored by Handi Quilter Stolen Moments - Amy Van Garp United - Lana Russel Finding Common Ground - Judy Hays Flutterby - Gina Siembeda Friends -… Continue reading IQF SLC Day 1 – A Quilt Festival Series
Under my needle right now is an Annabell Wrigley Color Wheel panel. I'm not sure where I saw this however I reached out to Windham and am quilting this for the National Sales manager. Quilters this is a great panel for practicing machine quilting as it's 35 x 42, perfect size for a kids play… Continue reading Getting Ready for Quilt Festival
Before I get started on this day I would like to send you over to two podcasts. Quilter on Fire Episode 48 with Victoria Findlay Wolfe and Quilt N Tell Podcast Back to the Beginner Brain Episode 64. I have thoughts on both podcasts and how they are related to one another. There are more… Continue reading Quilt Festival Postlude
https://www.instagram.com/p/CVo5jcqLhuy/ Good Saturday to you Quilty Friends. I have a few more interviews scheduled to record for Quilted Features including Annie Smith, Jamie & Jil of SunFlower Quilts, Michele Muska with Oliso, Jenny K Lyon and a few more. I'll also have quilts from the show floor and more. Happy Stitching, Teri
*Note: I started this post a couple of days ago, realized I needed to go to bed because getting some sleep is important. This morning I taught The Weight of Color, a new class for International Quilt Festival: Begin exploring the weight of color in free-motion quilting. Using color pens and pencils, fill in the… Continue reading The Weight of Color
https://www.instagram.com/p/CVdT-fLr4kR/ Life is good. I am short. This is awesome sauce. Right before this moment I was kind of goofy dancing in that middle aisle between my students. This will most likely be the only picture not because I have no desire to take pictures of my students and their work but because my students… Continue reading Live From Houston!
Riding shotgun is the Quilter on Fire Brandy Maslowski. She'll be interviewing at International Quilt Festival. While we're staying together I don't think we'll see a lot of each other. I'm even more excited that I'll get to introduce Brandy to Annie Smith, the original quilting podcaster and Tracy Mooney of Quilt N Tell. I… Continue reading I’m on my way to International Quilt Festival
Saturday Sunrise from the Front Porch Good morning quilty friends. Today is a good day to quilt, edit video and prepare for International Quilt Festival in Houston. My front porch and I have a standing date in the morning as long as the weather isn't too chilly. This morning, in the 50's it's bordering on… Continue reading Happy Saturday
The other day I picked up the Teresa Duryea Wong book Magic & Memories: 45 Years of International Quilt Festival as I'll review it soon. Quilt Festival is so much part of our quilting culture now that it's hard to imagine quilting life without this annual event. It is without a doubt a, with this… Continue reading 2020 Word of the Year
It's a rainy Monday here in New York. I shadowed at a Floriani event hosted by Sew Right in Queens on Saturday and Sunday. This was my second shadowing event, the first hands-on, so much to learn, and a different style of teaching for sure. These events are project and process oriented. Project oriented… Continue reading Happy Monday!