It's National Quilting Month which means that it's also time for IGQuiltFest #igquiltfest2023 hosted by Amy Ellis. While posting I noticed something in this quilt block. Check out the circled part! Part hand quilting Part machine quilting in the same run of stitching this is the place where I was D O N E with… Continue reading When you forget to title the post SMH
The Adventures of Brown Envelope
Before joining Brown Envelope on her adventures to somewhere in the Pacific Northwest I would like to share that I am offering a lecture at Sew Much More in Austin on Friday March 31. I'm teaching at Vermont Quilt Festival as part of the New York, New England tour in June. Details coming soon. Please… Continue reading The Adventures of Brown Envelope
Color Mixer & Color Club
Quilter’s Color Mixer Thursday, March 30th at 9 am Pacific (or watch recorded) Do you find yourself… Stuck trying to figure out which colors and fabrics to use in your next quilt project? Wondering how to use fabrics in your stash that you love but can't seem to figure out how to use in a… Continue reading Color Mixer & Color Club
I had PLANS
I am giggling as I write this because it's just funny. Way back in 2007 I wrote a piece on how to have a productive quilting day. The giggles bubble up as I can see the puddle of blue shampoo seeping under the cabinet in the bathroom, and knew, just knew this was going to… Continue reading I had PLANS
Cultivate, a Review & Lifting up others
A little while ago as my Sweetie and I sat on the sofa watching tv I took a moment to look up my 2020 word of the year - Imagine. As the end of 2019 approached I knew that 2020 would be different, though I had no way of imagining what that different would look… Continue reading Cultivate, a Review & Lifting up others
I’m out of Practice
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
International Quilt Festival Here I Come
Oh I already let the cat out of the bag! I'm teaching at Quilt Festival in November. The links to the Beginner Free-Motion and Lecture Choosing Quilting Motifs and Color are below. I'd love to see you there. Beginner Free-Motion Quilting - 221 Choosing Quilting Motifs and Color - 355 Please take a moment head… Continue reading International Quilt Festival Here I Come
Did I ever tell you about the time?
I decided on a whim to go to a local quilt show. My very first ever quilt show. I mean how exciting is this? A Quilt Show! What would happen? What would I see? Did you know they are having a block contest? And it's a block I can make this morning before I go,… Continue reading Did I ever tell you about the time?
Quilt Fest SLC part 2 and Announcement!
Drumroll please! I am teaching at Quilt Festival Houston. (the link takes you to the newsletter.) I will also be presenting at Quilt Market please stay tuned for more information. Onalaska Middle School Quilt Artists - Children are the future of the quilting industry. The students of Onalaska Middle School, Onalaska, WA, have learned to… Continue reading Quilt Fest SLC part 2 and Announcement!
IQF SLC Day 1 – A Quilt Festival Series
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