Benartex, quilt shows, quilting

It’s really hard sometimes

working on quilts that I can't show you.  I just finished one and sent it off FedEx yesterday to it's owner.  I'm going to start working on one this morning that also needs a quick turn around time.  And over the next two weeks there will be 2 more with very fast turn around times.… Continue reading It’s really hard sometimes

Aurifil, Benartex, quilt shop, quilt shows, Superior Threads

Lancaster Purchases

The guys who were selling the Radiance fabric by Robert Kaufman purchase the PFD (prepared for dyeing) and dye their own colors.  Actually I think their mom does and they go out to vend.  When Cathy, Julie & I arrived on Thursday at Liberty (where vehicles get parked and the shuttle makes runs back &… Continue reading Lancaster Purchases


Inspiration part 3

Thread inspires me. I love thread.  I love the color, texture and possibility thread offers as part of the quilting process.  I think I've mentioned before that I'm a huge fan of Superior Threads.  King Tut and Masterpiece have been main stays in my thread stash for a loonnnng time. Masterpiece is incredible for piecing… Continue reading Inspiration part 3


Kate Perri’s Quilt

My friend, student, fellow teacher Kate Perri is going to be part of an art exhibit at the White Plains Public Library in January.   She asked me to quilt this for the exhibit: This NY Beauty is made entirely of silk.  The backing is cotton, batting is an 80/20 cotton/poly blend and the thread… Continue reading Kate Perri’s Quilt


International Quilt Festival Quilt Scene

Nancy from the quilt cottage in Mamaroneck called this afternoon letting me know that "Quilt Scene" arrived today.  When I told my sweetie we had to take the trip there to pick up a copy. *Edit* a friend pointed out that I forgot to mention that I wrote an article on machine quilting tips for… Continue reading International Quilt Festival Quilt Scene