or Today I played Frerer Jacques Shhh don't tell anyone I'm working on the draft for an article that will come out later this fall and I'm avoiding writing because I'm thinking and that takes a lot of avoidance tasks. Like reorganizing the pantry. There is something more behind that than simply reorganizing the pantry.… Continue reading On Playing Guitar and Learning
Linda Pearl the creative mind behind One Quilting Circle messaged me the other day to see if we could chat, responding to a post on facebook letting my students from Vermont Quilt Festival know that I will open the class on Zoom. Click on One Quilting Circle to see Linda's post. On my Shop Page… Continue reading Coming Right Up!
A couple of months ago Shari Leid's publisher, Capucia Publishing reached out for me to review Shari's books: The 50/50 Friendship Flow, Make Your Mess Your Message, and Ask Yourself This. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UhsCWFMIyYI My book report is complete. One of the things I love about these books is the engaging, interactive style. Shari set's about meeting… Continue reading the Book Report
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
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
*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
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!
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!
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