Welcome to the first top on the Spring Clean Your Studio Blog Hop 2017 hosted by Cheryl Sleboda of Muppin.com. Well. Well. Well. There is something beautiful about the process of opening the windows, blowing out the stale air, pick the stuff up off the floor of the sewing studio, straighten out the fabric, do… Continue reading Spring Clean Your Studio Blog Tour Day 1
I've deliberately destashed over the last few years letting go of fabrics that were once intended for tote bags. While these fabrics meant something for the tote bags they were not fabrics I'd use in quilts. It was work to be sure and worth the effort. What remains is fabrics I will use in quilts.… Continue reading Stash building
One of my very favorite things to do on Gen Q is write book reviews. When Julie approached me about being part of her blog tour for Fabric Printing at Home - Quick and Easy Fabric Design Using Fresh Produce and Found Objects the answer was an immediate, "YES!!" Often what I find is something personal,… Continue reading Blog Tour: Fabric Printing at Home Julie Booth
We learn many languages throughout our lives: Our native language - whatever that might be, this is often accompanied by particular dialects that gives clues as to where we're from A secondary language - if we're able and taught (I know bits and pieces of Spanish & French). If this is a family language this… Continue reading Learning the Language
I recently finished a quilt for Linda Poole. Click HERE and scroll down just beyond where she lists her teaching schedule for AQS. I had a blast quilting this for Linda. At Linda's site click on the photo for the enlarged view and take a peek at the all the words on the quilt. … Continue reading Inspiration part 2
Someone on facebook recently asked me if I'm an artist. My answer, "I don't know." Depending on where you look for the definition I might be an artist...one of the definitions at Merriam Webster is, "one who is adept at something". In that case then yes I am an artist. I can quilt. Artistry certainly dwells richly in… Continue reading Are you an artist?