One thing I share with students, if after taking my class you decide that paying someone to quilt your quilts is the way to go, then I will have done my job well. While this seems an odd way to begin a blog post there is some big truth here as where we find a… Continue reading I’m out of Practice
A long time ago in a far away place I pieced and quilted Split Complimenterity. Quilters, as a general rule, explore the wonderful world of color in a variety of ways, sometimes with great intention desiring to understand how and why color works. In an of itself color is another language we learn with nuances… Continue reading I’m Quilting! I’m Quilting!
Sharing her own insight and wisdom today is quilter and author Jenny K Lyon also known as the Quilt Skipper. We've been following each other on the blog rounds and friends on Facebook forever, and one afternoon walking down an aisle at Market we actually met each other, though I don't believe there to be… Continue reading Learn to Stitch with Reckless Abandon the day after tomorrow
Color So y'all know life is weird, and when it's really weird I get quiet. Welcome to 2020. In many ways this is a great year. My Sweetie and I are in TX, we're together, our original house sale fell through about a month ago, Quilt Market went virtual, and Threads of Success is moved… Continue reading Color, Thread & Free-Motion Quilting
I like color. A lot. I like how color plays. I like how color sings. I like how color behaves, misbehaves, swirls, whirls, blends, hides, shows off and generally is itself. Joen Wolfrom appeared on Simply Quilts some long time ago, talking about color. She talked about the 3-in-1 color tool, how it's used in… Continue reading Color Wheel
The New York Botanical Gardens is a sweet place to visit. In spite of the Hurricane the rose garden looked amazingly good. Both my sweetie and I had our cameras and with great memory space we both took a lot of pictures. This bee waited just long enough for me to snap it's pic. The… Continue reading
Looking at her tips, which are hugely helpful, Charlotte has a Mary Ellen Hopkins approach to quilting, they're meant to be used & loved. I'm sure if you sat on a quilt at Charlotte's house she wouldn't mind! Charlotte's color tip: "1. All greens go together just as all reds and all blues go together… Continue reading So I’m over at Charlotte Angotti’s blog