Last night I had the privilege of walking the Quilt Festival vendor floor for a couple of hours before I left for home. More on that in a moment. Wednesday began with the lecture, Quilting Motifs and Color, that I was certain was at 10 but was actually at 9 and it was at 9… Continue reading The Big Ask
The Book Report
I'm excited to share with you a new feature on YouTube, a co-venture with Debby Brown, The Book Report. <----- click here to go watch the video. In this episode we talk about: Sew Cute Baby Animals, Mary HertelThe Big Book of Little Sparks, Carrie Bloomston Love Fat Quarter Quilts Quilters Color Wheel Carry-All Quilters… Continue reading The Book Report
In just a couple of hours I'll be teaching at Poppy Quilt & Sew. I got to thinking about the definitions of my 2022 Word of the Year: Cultivate. (What's your Word?) here are two parts of the definition: to develop or improve by education or training; train; refine:to cultivate a singing voice. to promote… Continue reading 2/2/22
The Weight of Color
*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
I’m Quilting! I’m Quilting!
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!
Well, I was going to do a Countdown!
So here it is, The Quilter on Fire Podcast with Brandy https://quilteronfire.com/podcast/Maslowski. Brandy has a YouTube channel that has a preview and a bit of behind the scenesness of it all. Oh My Goodness to say I'm excited it something of an understatement. Each interview I've done promoting Color, Thread & Free-Motion Quilting is different,… Continue reading Well, I was going to do a Countdown!
Hey! Good Morning Friends
We have air conditioning friends! We have air conditioning. Kudos to the hvac company for doing their work so well when it's so hard to get parts right now. Now I can quilt and all the related things. More on some of this in a paragraph or two. I listened to the full Quilt &… Continue reading Hey! Good Morning Friends
Lightening, Self-care, and upcoming classes
Well, this post is lower than molasses on a snow covered hill. I just got off a call with a friend helping me regain focus on setting and meeting goals. I have some thoughts on this that I will share. As I finished meeting half of one of the goals it started pouring, I'm enjoying… Continue reading Lightening, Self-care, and upcoming classes
Pardon me While I get a bit Sentimental
It all starts about mid-May every year. Sweet, sweet memories of the beginnings of the preparation for our wedding. Figuring out what we could do. Finding a wedding dress in the City for under my budget. Finding wedding rings. And those oh so comfortable moments when one gets super frustrated because this is a big… Continue reading Pardon me While I get a bit Sentimental
When I was growing up
We all have troubles in life some that we speak of, some that we don't. Our life experiences help form and shape us unto the people we are today. Some memories are wildly hard, some are delightful, some are neutral, some stay with us, some don't. At some point in my growing up I took… Continue reading When I was growing up